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The Iranian Deal and Doublethink

The Iranian Deal and Doublethink

Cherryl Smith, PhD, is professor emerita in rhetoric and composition at California State University, Sacramento. She writes at Framing Israel. The substance of what’s wrong with the Iran deal (see here and here) can also be found in the uses and abuses of language surrounding the deal. It is hard to reconcile that the leaders of

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What Does Yemen Coup Mean For Israel and the West?

Today’s Top Stories 1. Through an interview with a Free Syrian commander and some articles in the Lebanese press, the Times of Israel sheds some light on what Hezbollah and Iran may be doing in the Syrian Golan: Lebanese news agency El-Nashra reported on Wednesday that Iran and Hezbollah, in coordination with the Assad regime,

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Betrayed Israeli Professor Blisters UNESCO

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. After uproar, Iran disinvited from Geneva conference on Syria. Iranian statements against the premise of the gathering made it easier for Ban Ki-moon to withdraw the invitation. Good thing too:

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Boycotter of Israeli Academia to Share Nobel Prize With Tel Aviv U. Physicist

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Such irony from the Nobel prize committee: The prestigious Nobel prize for physics will be shared by Dr. Francois Englert (a Belgian Holocaust survivor with close research ties to Tel

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Would Israel Distance Itself From US?

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. After one year, the Palestinians have little to show for their upgraded UN observer status. The Globe & Mail looks at why (in order to give John Kerry’s peace talks

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UNRWA Teachers Refuse to Teach Holocaust Studies

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories: 1. Jordanian teachers in UNRWA schools say they’ll refuse to teach Holocaust studies to their Palestinian pupils. The Times of Israel quotes from the teachers’ statement: “Teaching UNRWA students about the

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EU Sanctions Knock Iran’s Press TV Off the Airwaves

Thanks to the latest EU sanctions against Iran, Press TV was cut off from Europe’s airwaves this morning. Eutelsat began blocking it and 18 other TV/radio stations operated by the Iranian state broadcaster, Irib. Press TV’s anger is both palpable and predictable: It also shows that the European Union does not respect freedom of speech, and spares

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