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Matsumoto's Pride and Fall

Matsumoto's Pride and Fall

The resignation of Ryu Matsumoto has further undermined the position of Japanese Prime Minister Naoto KanAryeh Ben Hayim, 05/07/2011 20:12
The 25 billion dollar question

The 25 billion dollar question

An Aladdin's cave of treasure has been found in an Indian temple touching off a debate on what to do with it.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 05/07/2011 17:51
Obama's Afghanistan Speech

Obama's Afghanistan Speech

INN's political analyst says Barack Obama's speech on Afghanistan moved back the goal posts to justify an American retreatDr. Amiel Ungar, 23/06/2011 10:28
Whom by Flood? and Whom Not?

Whom by Flood? and Whom Not?

The devastating Mississippi floods are prompting terrible decisions, with small towns sacrificed to preserve the cities.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 17/05/2011 14:42
Abdullah Pushes Arab Narrative

Abdullah Pushes Arab Narrative

Jordan's King Abdullah has tried to rebut the main Israeli contentions during his Washington visit while portraying himself as a peace facilitator.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 17/05/2011 13:59
EU Spares Bashar Assad for Now

EU Spares Bashar Assad for Now

The EU published a sanctions list against Syrian officials instrumental in violent repression.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 10/05/2011 15:19
Memphis Spared Mississippi flood

Memphis Spared Mississippi flood

The devastating Mississippi floods have apparently spared Memphis and are headed for Louisiana.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 10/05/2011 12:52
Peace Partner Plans Protests

Peace Partner Plans Protests

As part of the worsening anti-Israel climate in Egypt and Egyptian group plans to march to "Palestine" on May 15 to protest Israel's establishment.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 10/05/2011 12:05
West:Satisfaction not Euphoria

West:Satisfaction not Euphoria

Bin Laden's liquidation is prompting Western governments to warn citizens of possible rise in terror acts.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 03/05/2011 22:15
Harper Has His Majority

Harper Has His Majority

Canadian Elections: Conservatives, headed by pro-Israel Stephen Harper, captured the parliamentary majority that has eluded them since 1988.Amiel Ungar, 03/05/2011 13:47
Syria Becoming Turkish Problem

Syria Becoming Turkish Problem

Because of a shared border and the Kurdish population Turkey may be forced to get involved in Syria.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 26/04/2011 16:10
Iran Replays Syrian Israel-Blame

Iran Replays Syrian Israel-Blame

Iran rebuffs charges of complicity in Syrian repression and replays regime's accusations against Israel and USAryeh Ben Hayim, 26/04/2011 13:29
Qaddafi: Letters Do Not Harm Me

Qaddafi: Letters Do Not Harm Me

Qaddafi's undisturbed open jeep ride through Libya demonstrates the problems of intervention without a plan. Dr. Amiel Ungar, 15/04/2011 14:57
Fukushima to Chernobyl Status

Fukushima to Chernobyl Status

Japanese authorities raise rating of disaster from 5 to 7 due to worry over radiation effects on health and environment.Gil Ronen, 12/04/2011 10:23
Qadaffi Doesn't Fight Fair

Qadaffi Doesn't Fight Fair

NATO faces a stalemate in Libya because Qaddafi exploits its self imposed limitations by using civilian shields. Israel knows that dilemma well.Amiel Ungar, 08/04/2011 13:33
Martelly Wins Haitian Presidency

Martelly Wins Haitian Presidency

Haiti gave over two thirds of the vote to a singer with no political experience whatsoever culminating an election process begun in November.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 07/04/2011 08:36
UK Made Arms Bolstered Gadaffi

UK Made Arms Bolstered Gadaffi

Britain is scrambling to undo some of the arms sales to Arab autocrats now that the weapons are being used to suppress coalition-backed forces.Aryeh Ben Haim, 05/04/2011 16:00
Radiation Leaking into Ocean

Radiation Leaking into Ocean

TEPCO officials say a leak at the No. 2 reactor at the Fukushima nuclear power plant is leaking radiation into the sea.Gabe Kahn., 03/04/2011 09:30
Qaddafi's Soldiers Fight On

Qaddafi's Soldiers Fight On

Although the London Conference views Qaddafi's departure as inevitable, on the battle front the rebels are on the run. NATO bombs Tripoli.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 29/03/2011 20:21
Obama's Non-Doctrinaire Doctrine

Obama's Non-Doctrinaire Doctrine

Barack Obama sought to position himself at the center in the debate on Libya. He will now be hostage to future events in Libya and elsewhere.Amiel Ungar, 29/03/2011 20:05
Syria Imposes No-Film Zone

Syria Imposes No-Film Zone

Syria is imposing difficulties on press coverage of disturbances. Missing reporters freed.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 29/03/2011 15:14
Peres the Perennial Optimist

Peres the Perennial Optimist

Shimon Peres talked science and regional politics in his two day visit to SwitzerlandAryeh Ben Hayim, 29/03/2011 14:38
Burma Quake Kills 75+

Burma Quake Kills 75+

Over 75 killed and 90 injured in magnitude 6.8 Burma quake; more than 130 buildings collapse.Gabe Kahn., 25/03/2011 12:40
Syria Mixes Carrots with Sticks

Syria Mixes Carrots with Sticks

Syrians mix intimidation with signs of flexibility to deflate demonstrations.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 22/03/2011 18:31
Eagle Down Pilots Safe

Eagle Down Pilots Safe

The US was fortunate that the crew of the F-15 is safe. In previous US engagements captured pilots were grist for the enemy propaganda mill.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 22/03/2011 16:36
'The Japanese Have it Worse'

'The Japanese Have it Worse'

Frequently pilloried for their neglect of safety and environmental concerns, Chinese authorities are only too happy to highlight Japanese problems.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 22/03/2011 15:56
Saleh Threatens Civil War

Saleh Threatens Civil War

President Saleh of Yemen promised to leave office within the year. The last one to try offering that was Hosni Mubarak of Egypt.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 22/03/2011 15:29
IDF Medical Team in Japan

IDF Medical Team in Japan

Small Homefront Command team arrived Monday in Japan, ahead of a full-scale medical delegation and thousands of necessary items.Gil Ronen, 21/03/2011 17:28
Anatomy of a Flip Flop

Anatomy of a Flip Flop

After weeks of pouring cold water on a No-Fly zone, the Obama Administration became a believer.Dr. Amiel Ungar, 18/03/2011 14:44
Emperor Prays For Japan

Emperor Prays For Japan

In a rare television address, Japan's emperor prays for his nation and safety of his people in the wake of the disaster which struck Japan.Gabe Kahn., 18/03/2011 00:15
Britain Bows on Libel Tourism

Britain Bows on Libel Tourism

A change in British libel laws will correct a situation where draconian libel laws led to silence.Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld won the battle for everyone.Amiel Ungar, 16/03/2011 21:55
The West Fiddles, Libya Burns

The West Fiddles, Libya Burns

After having encouraged the Libyan insurgents the West is pulling the plug on them. Obama "believes in organic revolution."Amiel Ungar, 16/03/2011 07:19
Qaddafi May Have the Last Laugh

Qaddafi May Have the Last Laugh

Qaddafi, left for dead merely weeks ago, may be on the verge of military victory.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 15/03/2011 16:16
Don't Panic Stay Inside

Don't Panic Stay Inside

The Japanese radiation situation is still uncertain with conflicting descriptions. Other nations begin precautionary measures.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 15/03/2011 14:24
Diamond Export Recovery Aborted

Diamond Export Recovery Aborted

Like most participants in the global economy Israel will suffer general and particular losses from the Japanese disaster.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 15/03/2011 13:55
Gamal Mubarak: Terrorist

Gamal Mubarak: Terrorist

Son of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak directly tied to terror attacks on Sharm el Sheikh on 23 July 2005, Kuwaiti paper reports.Gabe Kahn., 09/03/2011 20:33
Has Berlusconi's Luck Run Out?

Has Berlusconi's Luck Run Out?

An Italian magistrate has ruled that Silvio Berlusconi must stand trial in April for moral turpitude and misuse of authority.Amiel Ungar, 15/02/2011 16:14
UK's Labor as Libya's Lobbyist

UK's Labor as Libya's Lobbyist

The recently released documents on the Al-Megrahi Lockerbie affair have fueled calls for an independent inquiry.Amiel Ungar, 09/02/2011 10:32
Hillary W. Bush?

Hillary W. Bush?

The Obama administration had abandoned the Bush emphasis on world democracy. Hillary Clinton returned to it in Qatar, demanded change.Amiel Ungar, 13/01/2011 21:11
Gangs for Islam

Gangs for Islam

The trial of eight people accused of armed robbery to finance Jihad has opened in Paris.Dr. Amiel Ungar, 05/01/2011 13:41
Blizzard Paralyzes Eastern US

Blizzard Paralyzes Eastern US

After watching Europe cope with snow and massive travel dislocations, America's East Coast found itself in a similar predicament. Amiel Ungar, 28/12/2010 19:17