Broad alliances trump Trump for Israeli security

JONATHAN MANTHORPE: International Affairs May 27, 2017 Israel lives in a hostile neighbourhood, and has always had trouble making and keeping trustworthy friends. Many of the European countries were supportive both before and immediately after the founding of the state of Israel

On Israel

To simply report on news about Israel is to enter a minefield. To comment is to invite extreme reactions of a sort experienced in few other issues. This week F&O columnists Chris Wood and Jonathan Manthorpe enter the fray with thoughtful, informed

Chris Wood on the ‘double standard’ of criticizing Israel

Facts and Opinions’ Natural Security columnist Chris Wood reported from the first Palestinian intifada in 1988, for Canada’s Maclean’s magazine. The fierce global debate over Israel’s latest conflict with residents of Gaza prompted him to reflect on the alleged ‘double standard’ of criticizing Israel

Jon Stewart Learns What Happens When You Criticize Israel

Article 19, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of