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“This string of em­bar­rass­ing fail­ures has con­firmed the ad­min­is­tra­tion’s de­ter­mi­na­tion to down­grade the Mid­dle East as a strate­gic pri­or­ity. But the Mid­dle East re­fuses to stay quiet”

WALL STREET JOURNAL Iran’s Mullahs Throw Biden a Lifeline Walter Russell Mead November 7, 2022 Joe Biden is a lucky man. The hero­ism of the Ukrain­ian peo­ple saved him from a Russ­ian vic­tory. Now the peo­ple of Iran, led by … Continue reading

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“Ukraine was careful in the past not to side too closely with Israel as it balanced its relations in the Middle East. Israel, too, was careful to balance its relations”

JERUSALEM POST Israel not at fault for Russia-Iran axis, drones in Ukraine Editorial Board October 27, 2022 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky blamed Israel this week for the Russia-Iran alliance which has enabled Moscow to import Iranian drones and terrorize Ukraine.  Zelensky’s misleading … Continue reading

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Defense Minister Benny Gantz said due to what he called “limitations” and “a variety of operational considerations,” Israel will not deliver any weapon systems to Ukraine.

JPOST Israel won’t give Ukraine weapons, will help make missile warning system – Gantz Anna Ahronheim October 19, 2022 Israel has offered to help Ukraine in developing an early-warning system but will not provide weapon systems, Defense Minister Benny Gantz … Continue reading

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The complex backstory on Ukraine that most of us don’t know

IMPRIMUS Complications of the Ukraine War Christopher Caldwell October 4, 2022 According to what we hear from the White House and from the television networks, the issues at stake in the Ukraine War are simple. They concern the evil of … Continue reading

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“In the message, Putin noted that while it was important for Russian Jews to remain close to their customs, he emphasized they had a duty to contribute to Russia”

TIMES OF ISRAEL Putin tells Russian Jews he expects ‘hefty contribution’ in New Year’s message September 25, 2022 Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Russian Jews to make a “hefty contribution” to the country’s multiethnic identity Sunday, in a Rosh … Continue reading

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Moscow reportedly wishes to avoid the #Iranian militias in #Syria being targeted by #Israel

JNS Russia demands Iranian militias withdraw from Syrian province September 4, 2022 Russia has demanded that Iranian militias withdraw from military positions west of the Syrian province of Hama and from other positions in central and western Syria to prevent … Continue reading

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Why is Joe Biden alternately ignoring and funding the ever-closer alliance between Iran and Putin?

TABLET MAG Totalitarians Inc. Emanuele Ottolenghi August 11, 2022 Are Russia and Iran forging a strategic alliance? Vladimir Putin’s recent trip to Tehran for a trilateral summit with Iranian leaders and Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggests so. As does … Continue reading

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“Putin was supposed to be the Good Tsar. Instead he has closed the Jewish Agency. And now tens of thousands of Jews fear being trapped in Russia”

COMMON SENSE A New Iron Curtain Descends on Russia’s Jews Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt August 9, 2022 Vladimir Putin was supposed to be The Good Tsar—the Russian president who, his KGB past notwithstanding, was a friend of the Jews. In Putin’s Russia, … Continue reading

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“Moscow’s action against organization that oversees immigration to Israel seen as retaliation for Israel’s stance on Ukraine war”

TIMES OF ISRAEL Russia officially calls for Jewish Agency operations to be ‘dissolved’  Judah Ari Gross July 21, 2022 Russian authorities officially called Thursday for the “dissolution” of the Jewish Agency’s offices in the country, filing an appeal to that … Continue reading

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“A Kremlin readout of the phone call made no mention of an apology, rather stressing that Russia and Israel shared the same commitment to preserving the memory of the Holocaust’

ALGEMEINER Putin Apologizes for Lavrov’s Holocaust Comments, Israeli PM’s Office Says Ben Cohen May 5, 2022 Israel said on Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin had apologized to Prime Minister Naftali Bennett for the widely-panned comments of his foreign minister, … Continue reading

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