Tag archive for ‘Ariel Sharon’
Amnon Abramovich On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Almost 40 Years of Right-Wing Likud Rule: What Else Has to Happen?

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email The political upheaval of 1977 took place 40 years ago this week: The right-wing Likud party beat the Ma’arach (the Left-wing Labor Party in its previous configuration). More...

Nechama Duek On Sunday, September 11th, 2016

Gilad Sharon to Follow Footsteps of Father, Brother Into Politics

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email The name Sharon has been an inseparable part of the political system for years. Ariel Sharon joined politics immediately after retiring from the military and More...

Ronen Bergman On Sunday, March 20th, 2016

How Meir Dagan Restored the Mossad to Its Former Glory

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   Ariel Sharon was revolted by the quiet, diplomatic manner of the Mossad as led by Efraim Halevy. He asked to appoint a new director “with a dagger More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, October 9th, 2015

Uri Avnery: Leader Without Glory

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email I FIRST met Mahmoud Abbas in Tunis at the beginning of 1983. I knew that he was responsible for the Israel desk in the PLO leadership. Said Hamami and Issam Sartawi, More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Benjamin Netanyahu ‘Snuck’ Into Hospital Twice

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email – – Is Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu sick, and if so, who is his designated successor? Those are the questions Israelis are asking now that More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, May 15th, 2015

Uri Avnery: The War of Fools

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email A FEW days ago, Israeli TV Channel 10 broadcast an investigative story about the 2006 Israeli attack on Lebanon, known as “Lebanon War II”. Though More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, April 24th, 2015

Uri Avnery: Cats in a Sack

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email IT IS a rather disgusting spectacle. The Israeli Right has won a crushing election victory. (On closer examination, the victory was not quite so crushing. Indeed, More...

Itamar Rabinovich On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Israel’s Former Ambassador to the US, Itamar Rabinovich: Bibi’s Big Surprise

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email Binyamin Netanyahu proved the pollsters wrong – not once, but twice. In the weeks and days leading up to Israel’s election, his defeat was widely predicted. More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, December 5th, 2014

The Plebiscite

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email – ISRAELIS ARE fed up with Binyamin Netanyahu. They are fed up with the government. They are fed up with all political parties. They are fed up with themselves. More...

Reuters On Monday, October 13th, 2014

Palestinians Clash With Israeli Police at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Compound

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email –   JERUSALEM – Israeli police came under a barrage of rocks and flares from Palestinians in clashes in Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque compound, More...

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