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Apology? Extortion.

By Ariel Blumenthal

March 24, 2013 | 6:22 pm

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

On Thursday, as President Obama was getting ready to deliver his vision of peace to Israeli students, the alternative to that vision was typically expressed by a rocket attack from Gaza.... read on

  • A Meaningful Ovation

    By Ariel Blumenthal

    March 23, 2013 | 11:22 pm

    “Just as Israelis built a state in their homeland,” says President Obama, “Palestinians have a right to be a free people in their own land.” Standing ovation, the crowd goes crazy. Who is that audience so passionately endorsing Obama’s vision of peace? The Norwegian Parliament?... read on

  • A Meaningful Ovation

    By Ariel Blumenthal

    March 23, 2013 | 11:22 pm

    “Just as Israelis built a state in their homeland,” says President Obama, “Palestinians have a right to be a free people in their own land.” Standing ovation, the crowd goes crazy. Who is that audience so passionately endorsing Obama’s vision of peace? The Norwegian Parliament?... read on

  • New Approach Please

    By Ariel Blumenthal

    March 20, 2013 | 1:50 pm

    “I hope that he [President Obama - A.B.] will see our life here, and will want to do something about it,” said an anonymous Jerusalem teenager to Israeli radio in anticipation to President Obama’s visit to the country. There’s no doubt that the President had seen and heard a lot... read on

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  • Dutch Symbolism

    By Ariel Blumenthal

    March 11, 2013 | 12:48 am

    Every so often the symbolism of an event would be multiplied by great timing. Such was the Dutch government recommendation to label goods from Israeli settlements in the midst of the kidnapped UN soldiers crisis in Syria. The connection? The inclusion of the Golan Heights in the... read on

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Ariel Blumenthal is a composer and music producer with a somewhat obsessive passion for international and current affairs. To satisfy his urges, Ariel writes words and...

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