Tag Archives: Israeli-settlements

JOHN TULLOH. Just a case of Israeli ‘chutzpah’ or the action of a village tyrant?

The apoplectic rage of the Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, was something to behold. How dare the U.N., an organisation he takes little notice of anyway, condemn his ever expanding housing program for Jewish families in the contested West Bank … Continue reading

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RAMESH THAKUR. UN rebuffs Netanyahu and Trump.

The United Nations Security Council’s pre-Christmas condemnation of Israel’s construction of settlements in the occupied territories surprised many and infuriated Israel. The move was rebuff to both Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and to incoming US President-elect Donald Trump. How … Continue reading

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John Tulloh.  The season of ill will for Bethlehem’s Christians.

Christians in Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus, must be wondering about the traditional Christmas message of ‘good will to men’ (men meaning people). They face a bleak future. Christians are fleeing in their thousands for a better life in other … Continue reading

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John Menadue.   Julie Bishop – substance and style

According to opinion polls, Julie Bishop’s standing has climbed. In Harper’s Bazaar she has been described as the Woman of the Year. It is suggested that she could be a leadership contender… But how much substance and how much achievement … Continue reading

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Mid-east Journey to Nowhere. Guest blogger: John Tulloh

I read Marcus Einfeld’s response to my blog regarding Israeli settlements posted on October 16 with both interest and incredulity. It seems that he has grasped my piece as an opportunity to voice his own musings on the question of … Continue reading

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