Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

Boycott and Be Damned?

Young students are idealistic and enthusiastic. Being so they are ideal foot soldiers for the cynical manipulations of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaigns run internationally. The Global BDS Movement publishes the following on its web page.  Note that it is posted by StoptheWall (their first mistake, since the security fence is a wall […]

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Change in the Middle East? Much More Never Changes At All

In 1938 the Saudi diplomat Hafiz Wahbah secretly met with Zionist leader (and future Israeli prime minister) David Ben-Gurion. Wahbah explained to Ben-Gurion why it was impossible to negotiate a lasting peace. A few years before, Wahbah recounted, when he had called calling for peace in Jerusalem, Wahbah had mentioned that Jerusalem was a holy […]

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Saudi National Arrested in Texas on Weapon of Mass Destruction Charge

Saudi National Arrested in Texas on Weapon of Mass Destruction Charge – ‘A Saudi man has been arrested for allegedly attempting to make bombs for possible use on a series of US targets including the Dallas home of former President George W. Bush, the Department of Justice said Thursday. Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, 20, a Saudi […]

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Adam Garfinkle: The Real “Iraq Model”

Adam Garfinkle: The Real “Iraq Model” – ‘…The Saudis are not only in deep dudgeon about now—thanks to an “ally” that, as they see it, pushed Hosni Mubarak into the pit of doom and has failed to reinforce the backbone of the monarchy on Bahrain—but they are also very likely calculating the pros and cons […]

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Khaled Nasir: Time for a Quiet Revolution in Bangladesh-Israeli Relations

Khaled Nasir: Time for a Quiet Revolution in Bangladesh-Israeli Relations – ‘On the first page of my passport is a line that troubles me, as it troubles many young Bangladeshis I know. It says: “This passport is valid for all countries in the world, except for Israel.” Young people here have learned about the world […]

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