Tag Archives: Middle East


While western mainstream media may celebrate the 65th anniversary of the State of Israel these days, this is usually also associated with al-Nakba, the catastrophe of the Palestinian people. Forceful expulsion and expropriation of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians then … Continue reading

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In contrast to its precursor of 2005 [1], the month-long 2010 Review Conference of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) at UN Headquarters has concluded with a 28 pages long Final Consensus. The document contains a chapter on the Middle East where … Continue reading

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An Upcoming War in the Middle East?

According to a recent study presented by the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), a Washington D.C.-based, bipartisan foreign policy think tank, “[T]here is a suspicion in the West that Iran wants to start an open ended dialog and negotiations … Continue reading

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A Personal Note

I have recently been pretty active on this blog. Today, I have changed the design and hope that my readers will find it much better readable. My two main topics so far have been the situation in Iran way before … Continue reading

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Nuclear Non-proliferation

Mordechai Vanunu has asked the Nobel Peace Prize Committee in Oslo to remove his name from this year’s list of nominees. “[I] cannot be part of a list of laureates that includes Simon Peres. He is the man who was … Continue reading

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