Category From the press

Olmert and Israel’s Orwellian New-Speak

I mentioned former Prime Minister Olmert’s conviction and some of the Israeli media’s responses in yesterday’s post. I shared this photo of the front page of “Yediot Ahronot” ¬†with my Hebrew readers last night, and I’ve decided that it’s just too outrageous for me not to share it here as well. The basic facts: Prime […]

How will Egypt’s new regime affect Israeli-Egyptian relations?

Last week I raised a big question mark over the possibility that Egypt’s newly elected president, Mohammed Mursi, may decide to force Israel’s hand in its dealings with the Palestinians and the Iranian nuclear threat. How should Israel respond in such an eventuality, without endangering the fragile peace with Egypt on the one hand, while […]