Thursday, June 30, 2022
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Geert Wilders                                Friday, September 19, 2008 Text of Geert Wilders' Speech to Parliament by Baron Bodissey "I prefer to call them ‘colonists'. Muslim colonists. Because they have not come here to integrate, but to take over the lot, to make us submit." Yesterday I posted...
<! However, Iran is now demanding to make an essential change to the agreement so that the U.S. first acts to lift the sanctions and only then will Iran meet its obligations. In a December 18, 2015 interview with The New Yorker, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said...
Rafah border crossing between Egypt and Gaza
Egypt is allowed to strangle the entire Gaza Strip and deny its people food and fuel, especially on the eve of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, but one hardly hears about these anti-Palestinian measures: they are being carried out by an Arab country, not by Israel. ...
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Over the weekend, a drama with potentially horrific consequences for freedom-loving Americans played out half-a-world away.  A Saudi newspaper columnist named Hamza Kashgari was detained in Malaysia, reportedly on the basis of an alert by the International Criminal Police Organization, better known as Interpol.  Reuters quotes a Malaysian police...
geopolitical-weekly
It is said that when famed Austrian diplomat Klemens von Metternich heard of the death of the Turkish ambassador, he said, "I wonder what he meant by that?" True or not, serious or a joke, it points out a problem of diplomacy. In searching for the meaning behind every gesture, diplomats...
Israel
The Global March to Jerusalem: Part of the International Campaign to Delegitimize IsraelOver the past few years there has been a Palestinian campaign focusing on the so-called "Judaization" of Jerusalem. A number of related topics have been raised recently in what appears to be an orchestrated campaign initiated by...
The Russian presidential election, won – as predicted – by Vladimir Putin, was dramatic, not because of the results, which were known ahead of time, but because of the public protest of recent months that marked the election propaganda and preparations. Manifestations of the protest...
geopol_weekly_v2_ANALYSIS
Simply put, China has three core strategic interests.  Paramount among them is the maintenance of domestic security. Historically, when China involves itself in global trade, as it did in the 19th and early 20th century, the coastal region prospers, while the interior of China -- which begins about 100...
geopol_weekly_v2_ANALYSIS
This week, Vladimir Putin was sworn in for a third term as Russian president. Putin's return to the presidency was not unexpected; he was never really unseated as Russia's leader, even during Dmitri Medvedev's presidency. But it comes as an anti-incumbent trend is developing in Europe, most recently demonstrated...