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Wednesday, 1 June 2016
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In an astonishingly arrogant remark, Ben Rhodes, the spin doctor of the White House confessed to misleading the American people, media, and non-governmental organizations about the seven-nation negotiations with Iran in 2015 purportedly to stop Iran’s nuclear development.  He boasted of creating an ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/01/2016 6:31 AM by Michael Curtis
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Saturday, 28 May 2016
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If a thing goes without saying it goes even better if it is said. It has long been clear that Islamic Sharia law was incompatible with conventions on human rights regarding the place of women in the legal order and in all spheres of private and public life. Indeed, the European Court of Human Rights ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/28/2016 5:28 AM by Michael Curtis
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Thursday, 26 May 2016
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The powerful, influential poem of W.B. Yeats, The Second Coming, composed in 1919, is subject to different interpretations. Written after the horrors of World War I but not specifically referring to it, the poem suggests the decline of European civilization and proclaims that things fall apart and that ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/26/2016 6:59 AM by Michael Curtis
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Monday, 23 May 2016
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Danger signals are being displayed in Europe warning that their countries are politically polarized and may be sliding to politically far-right authoritarian political systems. The torchlight in May 2016 was on Austria, the birthplace of Adolf Hitler in 1889, a country divided down the middle that almost ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/23/2016 2:29 PM by Michael Curtis
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Saturday, 21 May 2016
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Will Cold War II begin because of bananas? The Obama administration has made it clear, “Yes, we have no bananas, we have no bananas today.” Nevertheless, the distinguished Russian champion figure skater and now politician, Irina Rodnina, who lit the Olympic flame at Sochi in February 2014, disagreed. ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/21/2016 4:57 AM by Michael Curtis
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Thursday, 19 May 2016
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High among the corrupted currents in the world of international affairs is the myth of Palestinian history or unilateral suffering. The fallacious Palestinian Narrative of Victimhood may hold the gold standard in spinning about the story of the long past of Palestinians living in the Middle East. Paradoxically, ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/19/2016 5:22 AM by Michael Curtis
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Monday, 16 May 2016
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Life is changing. The summer winds came blowing in a little early this year. For many years summer or late summer has been regarded as the silly season for politics. The French knew this time was morte-saison (dead or dull season) when the media would be devoid of stories unless it published frivolous, ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/16/2016 4:16 AM by Michael Curtis
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Thursday, 12 May 2016
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All countries have imperfect records, both historically and in contemporary times. All at some point have been engaged in internal and external conflict and encountered enmity and violence.  The State of Israel is no different in this respect, and has been the subject of continual hostility by some ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/12/2016 6:14 PM by Michael Curtis
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Tuesday, 10 May 2016
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What a surprise! It was revealed from the highest level that the Obama White House has been downright deceptive and told the truth it had lied to the American public and media about the nuclear deal with Iran as well as carrying on secret bilateral negotiations with Iran. In spite of arguments by ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/10/2016 8:15 AM by Michael Curtis
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Monday, 9 May 2016
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Ken Livingstone, the former Labour Party Mayor of London, is one of the most, perhaps the very most, nauseating figures in British politics. It is welcome news that he has been suspended from the Party for his ongoing disgraceful and ignorant remarks about Jews and the State of Israel. However, inadvertently ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/09/2016 6:24 AM by Michael Curtis
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Sunday, 8 May 2016
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What a dilemma for the students and faculty of Princeton University? Do they know that it was Woodrow Wilson who in 1914 issued a presidential proclamation that officially established Mother's Day to celebrate America's mothers? He said it was "a public expression of our love and reverence for ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/08/2016 8:51 AM by Michael Curtis
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Friday, 6 May 2016
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Though his sonnet was on Westminster Bridge, London, William Wordsworth might have used the same words to describe Venice, “a sight so touching in its majesty.” Everyone is enchanted by its incomparable beauty, admires the splendor and majesty of Piazza San Marco, and is amazed by the uniqueness of ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/06/2016 1:04 PM by Michael Curtis
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Thursday, 5 May 2016
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Just friends, but not like before, just about sums up the present relationship between the Obama administration and Saudi Arabia. It is not a divorce, but rather an estrangement or separation in a less than happy marriage. In happier days the two countries have been involved economically, politically, ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/05/2016 5:16 AM by Michael Curtis
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Monday, 2 May 2016
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Did you know that the Jewish victims of the Holocaust were partners of Adolf Hitler who was a Zionist? A number of members of the British Labour Party have told us that this was the case. This is the most recent manifestation of the antisemitism that has reared its ugly head in Britain. It evokes the ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/02/2016 4:09 PM by Michael Curtis
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Tuesday, 26 April 2016
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In his great speech in 1775 on Conciliation with America, Edmund Burke concluded that the best way to change the stubborn spirit that was generating trouble was to remove the causes. It is a welcome sign that this has been the basis for reconciliation between the Republic of Ireland and the UK. It should ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/26/2016 9:12 AM by Michael Curtis
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Monday, 25 April 2016
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Since the world is commemorating the 400th anniversary of the birth of Shakespeare it was not surprising that Frans Timmermans, Vice-President of the European Commission should, on April 23, 2016, quote the Bard of Avon. Timmermans, together with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Donald Tusk, President ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/25/2016 5:30 AM by Michael Curtis
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Wednesday, 20 April 2016
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Yes, once again Vice-President Joe Biden, as the Sondheim song, Send in the Clowns, might say, made his entrance with his usual flair. This time on April 18, 2016 Biden, speaking to the friendly and appreciative audience of J-Street, the dovish Jewish organization and frequent critic of the policies ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/20/2016 4:29 AM by Michael Curtis
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Sunday, 17 April 2016
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No, Bernie Sanders is not a self-hating Jew. Nor are members of the organization J Street because its leader Jeremy Ben-Ami has told us it is not. Yet it remains a puzzlement that these self-proclaimed supporters of Israel, indeed many vitally concerned about the proper “soul” of Israel, are constantly ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/17/2016 5:37 AM by Michael Curtis
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Saturday, 16 April 2016
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At a moment when American presidential politics is saturated with disingenuous rhetoric and vacuous platitudes it is not only a relief but a real pleasure and indeed an inspiring honor to read the story told by his daughter in her book If it’s Not Impossible of Sir Nicolas Winton, a wonderful and righteous ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/16/2016 8:46 AM by Michael Curtis
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Thursday, 14 April 2016
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It is troubling that almost anything still goes. Good authors who once knew better words have again succumbed to bigotry of Palestinian pressure groups against Israel. A number of them are now endorsing the attempt of those groups to prevent better words emerging from anyone connected with the State ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/14/2016 2:29 PM by Michael Curtis
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Tuesday, 12 April 2016
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At last voices of sanity, whether genuinely sincere or uttered for political reasons are being heard in Britain. They may not be voices of turtledoves, but they address in sharp tones the problem of antisemitism in the British Labour Party. The virus in that country, the cancer of antisemitism, not ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/12/2016 12:44 PM by Michael Curtis
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Wednesday, 6 April 2016
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Cole Porter was not writing about the foreign policy of the Obama administration when he gave words of advice 70 years ago. In his 1936 song I’ve got you under my skin in a complicated melody with repeated notes, Porter advised “use your mentality, wake up to reality.” In view of a number of recent ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/06/2016 7:17 AM by Michael Curtis
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Sunday, 3 April 2016
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The world has been horrified by the rapid growth of the mosquito-borne virus Zika that has spread through all of South American and threatened the United States. The virus may cause birth defects in children and neurological problems in adults. The World Health Organization has declared a global emergency ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/03/2016 1:50 PM by Michael Curtis
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Friday, 1 April 2016
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Whatever else can be said about Donald Trump, everyone can agree he is a provocateur who intentionally or not stirs controversy on subjects to which little political attention has been focused.  He has injected a new issue in the presidential campaign by referring to NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/01/2016 4:50 AM by Michael Curtis
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Wednesday, 30 March 2016
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The world is full of noises and sounds. Some are sweet airs that give delight and do not hurt. Others are hurtful and pernicious and are deliberate distortions of documented truth, simple but false explanations of existing problems and of those individuals, groups, or nations who are the villains responsible ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/30/2016 12:58 PM by Michael Curtis
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