NATO heralds new post-Cold War relations with Russia

Yesterday, the new NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen urged a new relationship with Russia. He admitted that differences remained between NATO and Russia but, as in any real partnership “we should also take into account that Russia has legitimate security concerns.” I am delighted to hear this: these are opinions that I entirely concur […]

Posted at 5:12 pm on September 16, 2009 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Uncategorized | Continue reading

Encouraging True Democracy in Palestine Brings Security to Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent policy speech sets out two “small” conditions for Israeli recognition of a Palestinian state: “if we receive this guarantee regarding the demilitarization” of Palestine,” and “if the Palestinians recognize Israel as the state of the Jewish people, then we will be ready in a future peace agreement to reach a solution where […]

Posted at 7:00 pm on June 16, 2009 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Israel, Middle East Politics | Tagged: , , | Continue reading