Posts Tagged “Ehud Barak”

Unilateral borders and a new Palestinian strategy

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Unilateral borders and a new Palestinian strategy By Ray Hanania (Creators Syndicate) – A top official in Israel’s government has threatened to unilaterally define the borders of a Palestinian state claiming that the deadlock is not in the Jewish State’s best interests. What should Palestinians do? Exactly not what they normally do. The announcement by…

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07-17-09 Israel denies the undeniable: War crimes in Gaza

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07-17-09 Israel denies the undeniable: War crimes in Gaza

Click to visit the Shades of Gray Blog and view more Comics Shades of Gray: Ray Hanania’s World Comic Strip, July 17, 2009 Dozens of Israeli soldiers, risking retribution, violence and persecution, have stepped up to confess that they were ordered to shoot innocent men, women and children during the Israeli invasion of the Gaza…

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HANANIA: Israel’s Gaza War backfires strengthening Israeli extremists in Tuesday’s elections, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 02-06-09

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Israel’s Gaza assault backfires and strengthens Israeli extremists By Ray Hanania — No one will really know why Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert decided to attack the Gaza Strip on November 4, 2008, but if his purpose was to strengthen his party in the face of Israel’s growing public extremism, it failed.

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HANANIA: Olmert offers tough words that focus on real Middle East problem, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Sept. 16, 2008

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Olmert offers tough words that focus on real Middle East problem By Ray Hanania  — Outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert had tough words to describe the militant actions of Israeli settlers living on occupied lands in the West Bank as he prepares to step down from office. Olmert, who is resigning his post in…

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HANANIA: Olmert predicament could be chance for real peace, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, August 1, 2008

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Olmert’s predicament could be chance for peace By Ray Hanania — Besieged Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced he will not seek re-election in the face of a growing wave of criminal investigations that have targeted his government conduct. Olmert is expected to remain in office until elections are held later this year, but his…

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HANANIA: US Presidents and the last minute push for peace, For Immediate Release, 01-09-08

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U.S. Presidents and the drive for Middle East peace By Ray Hanania — What is it about Presidents who wait until the last minute to try and achieve peace in the Middle East? President George W. Bush is in Jerusalem meeting with Israelis and Palestinians to help nudge the latest generation of the “peace process”…

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HANANIA: Annapolis peace summit faces major challenges, For Immediate Release, 11-25-07

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Annapolis peace summit faces major challenges By Ray Hanania — If Israel really wanted to torpedo the Annapolis Peace Summit, as some Arabs insist, it wouldn’t have to work very hard to do it. The Palestinians and most Arabs are already trashing the Summit, which promises only to define a framework in which Israelis and…

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HANANIA: Palestinian-Israeli Peace requires courage and compromise, For Immediate Release, 11-04-07

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HANANIA: Palestinian-Israeli Peace requires courage and compromise, For Immediate Release, 11-04-07

Palestinian-Israeli Peace requires courage and compromise By Ray Hanania — Israeli and Palestinian efforts to revive peace talks at Annapolis offer a new chance for peace, if courage and compromise on both sides can replace rhetoric and PR. The proposed Annapolis peace conference must not be like the Camp David “talks” where Israel offered its infamous…

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HANANIA: The problem with “road maps,” For Immediate Release, 11-03-07

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The problem with roadmaps By Ray Hanania — After several trips to Jerusalem over the past year, I have come to realize that the term “roadmap” is not exactly the best way to describe a mission to achieve anything, let alone peace. When it comes to making or following roadmaps, Palestinians and Israelis can’t drive….

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