Posts by Vijeta Uniyal  (Page 10)
 

A Disaster called Obama’s Middle East Policy

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Posted by    Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 10:00am 2/18/2016 at 10:00am

With each passing day, it gets more and more difficult to ignore the monumental disaster that Obama’s foreign policy actually is. Nowhere is its utter failure more glaringly evident than in the Syrian Civil War.

But first, let us not underestimate the pathologies of the Middle East that have led to the present disaster in...

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UK: New Bill Aims to Block Anti-Israel Boycott

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 10:00am 2/16/2016 at 10:00am

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s government has proposed new directives to combat anti-Israel boycott in the United Kingdom. Under the proposed regulations, universities, city councils, state-run health services and other government-funded public organisation will be not be allowed to discriminate against products made in Israel.

The announcement comes on the heels of...

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Migrant Crisis Pushes German-Polish Relations to Post-War Low

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Posted by    Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 10:00am 2/11/2016 at 10:00am

Amid a massive refugee crisis, the diplomatic relations between Germany and Poland have reached a post-WWII low.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s EU-backed proposal to distribute large number of newly arriving Arab and North African migrants across Europe has been met with stiff resistance from the recently elected Polish government.

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North Korea: Obama’s Weak Foreign Policy Emboldens Tyrant Kim Jong-Un

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 11:30am 2/9/2016 at 11:30am

On Saturday, Madeleine Albright introduced Hillary Clinton at an event in New Hampshire, telling the crowd: “There is a special place in hell” for women who do not support Clinton. Madeleine Albright (78) served as Secretary of State under the Clinton Administration, the same administration that gave us the now-defunct nuclear...

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China and Japan Bet Big on Israeli High-tech Sector

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Posted by    Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 11:30am 2/4/2016 at 11:30am

With the high-tech sector making up about half of its total industrial exports, Israel is forging strong trade ties with the emerging economies of Asia. Leading nations of Far-East Asia — namely Japan, China and Singapore — have launched series of efforts to court Israeli technology sector.

In the age of global competition where technological...

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EU and Germany: Milking the Iran Deal

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 12:00pm 2/2/2016 at 12:00pm

According to the head of Iran’s state-run oil company NPC, two leading German companies are set to invest a total of €12 billion in Tehran’s petroleum and gas sector. The latest agreement could make Germany the first big foreign investor in Iranian oil sector, after the nuclear deal was signed seven...

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Israeli Technology to Track Terrorists on Social Media, Prevent Attacks

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Posted by    Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 2:30pm 1/28/2016 at 2:30pm

With the recent wave of terrorism unleashed on Israeli civilians, Prime Minister Netanyahu’s government is investing in technology to pre-empt “lone wolf” attacks. Since September 2015, more than 100 stabbings attacks have taken place and 29 Israelis have died, including an American teenager. The terror attacks in Israel are not limited to knife attacks alone, about 40...

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Germany: Islamic State Building an Outpost in Berlin

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 10:15am 1/26/2016 at 10:15am

German newspaper Berliner Morgenpost reports that Germany’s capital Berlin is rapidly turning into an “Islamist stronghold” in the heart of Europe. Germany’s domestic intelligence agency BfV is monitoring some 680 Islamists in the city. The agency classified 360 of these Islamic radicals as capable of carrying out violent attacks. These figure where...

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Rising Anti-Semitism in Germany: Ominous Indicator

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Posted by    Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 11:30am 1/21/2016 at 11:30am

Shocked by the wave of violent anti-Semitism in Germany following the Gaza conflict of 2014, the Central Council of Jews, apex body of Jewish organisations in Germany in called for the rally “Stand up! Never again anti-Semitism!” on September 14, 2014. The event was attended by German Chancellor Merkel, President Joachim...

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Amid Rising Antisemitism, ‘Mein Kampf’ Reprint is a Bestseller in Germany

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 11:30am 1/19/2016 at 11:30am

The timing could not have been more eerie. As Germany faces its biggest social and political crisis since the Second World War, Hitler’s Mein Kampf has again hit German bookstores. After 70 years, Germans once again have a chance of legally owning the vicious rants of this notorious Austrian-born psychopath — in a hard bound version for €58,99.

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Amid Growing Ties, Indian Foreign Minister Swaraj to Visit Israel

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Posted by    Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 11:30am 12/31/2015 at 11:30am

India’s Foreign Minister Shushma Swaraj is expected to visit Israel in the second half of January.

Indian news channel NDTV reported that the much awaited trip would take place around January 16-19, three months after the historic visit by first ever Indian head of state to Israel, when President Pranab Mukherjee visited to the Jewish State...

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New Year’s Eve Terror Warning: Major European Cities on Alert

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 11:30am 12/29/2015 at 11:30am

According to British newspaper Express, city of London and other European capitals have been warned about an imminent terror attack “on or before New Year’s Eve.” The security alert issued by an unnamed intelligence agency specifically mentions the likelihood of an attack on shoppers and revellers in crowded places around New Year’s Eve in a European city.

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Europe’s Christmas under Siege

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Posted by    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 11:30am 12/24/2015 at 11:30am

This year saw the destruction of some of the oldest continuous Christian communities in the Middle East.

As predominantly Christian Europe braces itself to accommodate millions of new Muslim migrants this year alone, Christianity takes its last breath in region where it was first revealed to the world. Israel remains the only glaring...

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Migrant Crisis: Gun Sales Surge in Germany Amid Rising Crime Rates

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 11:45am 12/22/2015 at 11:45am

Last week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel received a rockstar reception at her conservative party CDU’s annual convention in Karlsruhe. Merkel received a nine-minute-long standing ovation from the party delegates for a speech in which she refused to put a fixed limit on migrant intake. Germany is expecting to take as many as 1.5...

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IDF Fought Exemplary Campaign During Gaza Conflict of 2014, Says Multinational Military Group

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Posted by    Thursday, December 17, 2015 at 12:15pm 12/17/2015 at 12:15pm

More than 15 months have passed since the end of the conflict in Gaza between Israel and the terrorist outfit Hamas, but the campaign of slander against Israel and witch-hunt against the members of its armed forces still continues. Last week British authorities briefly detained a retired IDF reserves officer, apparently based on a list...

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France: Front National blocked, not defeated

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Posted by    Monday, December 14, 2015 at 11:30am 12/14/2015 at 11:30am

There was a sense of panic on the political stage in France as two mainstream parties Conservatives and Socialists scrambled to prevent French regional government from falling into the hands of Front National in the second round of the voting. Last week, Front National under the leadership of Marine Le Pen had emerged as...

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Angela Merkel Named ‘Person of the Year’, Trump Slams TIME

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Posted by    Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 2:45pm 12/10/2015 at 2:45pm

TIME magazine named German Chancellor Angela Merkel as its Person of the Year. The New York-based magazine praised “her resilience and leadership when faced with the Syrian refugee crisis and turmoil in the European Union over its currency this year.” Angela Merkel is the first women to lead Germany and last month completed uninterrupted...

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