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Anti-Boycott Bill called “devastating weapon” by anti-Israel activists

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 6:00pm 2/22/2015 at 6:00pm

On February 10, 2015, I wrote about legislation introduced in the House targeting the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, whose goal is the destruction of Israel through economic, cultural and academic boycotts.

The legislation, called the United States-Israel Trade and Commercial Enhancement Act, focuses on the “economic” boycott of Israel, expanding...

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Germany Refuses Debt Writedown for Greece

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 8:30am 2/3/2015 at 8:30am

Greece’s new prime minister Alexis Tsipras is finding out that his country’s massive debt won’t go away just because he wants it to. Maybe that’s why Germany has a strong economy and Greece doesn’t.

Jane Wharton of Express UK reported:

Merkel refuses to write off Greece’s debt

In her first interview since Syriza won...

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Debt-Laden Greece Hands Control to the Far Left

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 8:30am 1/27/2015 at 8:30am

The economy of Greece has been a disaster for years due to massive entitlement and pension programs. Decades of overspending finally caught up with the Greek government in 2010, when their financial system nearly collapsed.

Other countries in the European Union, notably Germany, loaned Greece billions on the condition that Greece would...

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European Diplomat: Of course we hold Israel to a higher standard

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 12, 2014 at 4:50pm 12/12/2014 at 4:50pm
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We know that Israel is held to a higher standard of conduct than the Palestinians and its neighbors.

A Danish diplomat, in a troubling yet refreshing admission of the obvious, admitted it at a Jerusalem Post forum, and Caroline Glick blasted him:

Europe should apply a double standard to Israel when judging its...

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Israel: Moving Towards Asia and Away from Europe

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 8:30am 5/28/2014 at 8:30am

For years many the feeling was that Europe had unquestioned leverage with Israel and therefore could take sides without losing its clout. But trade and tech have taken their toll on this assumption. Israel is building alliances in Asia, and European leverage is sure to suffer.

Former Israeli foreign and defense minister,...

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Tzipi Livni’s Boycott panic is a dead-end because it presumes the alternative is peace

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:52pm 1/18/2014 at 5:52pm

Israel’s Justice Minister (and former Foreign Minister) Tzipi Livni has been sounding the panic button on the international boycott of Israel for at least a year. It was part of her political platform for elections, but her party still managed only a small percentage of the electorate.

Livni’s latest was reported today...

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Rank hypocrisy of European Union position on “occupation”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 1:14pm 12/25/2013 at 1:14pm

Northwestern University Law Professor Eugene Kontorovich has been doing wonderful work exposing the myth of the Israeli “illegal” occupation of Judea and Samaria (the “West Bank”).  You really need to watch the videos we have posted here, The Legal Case for...

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