Tag Archives: middle east

Lawrence Solomon: The new business battlefields

Anti-Israel boycotts, unlike other anti-corporate activism, are counterproductive as well as ineffectual. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: The UN’s refugee welfare racket

(August 21, 2014) In UNRWA’s books, a refugee can be just about anyone who wants to be one.

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Lawrence Solomon: Gaza’s fantasy siege

Blockade? Wrong word for the limitations that Israel places on the free flow of goods. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Gaza’s war win

In the Israel-Gaza war, Gaza will be an economic winner, Israel an economic loser. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Democratic jackpot

The game-changer is “unconventional fossil fuels,” much of it trapped in shale — rock that often contains oil or gas. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: It’s in our interest to break Syria into pieces

If Assad is given the boot, the West should take charge and break it up. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Israeli oil could bust the OPEC cartel

(June 13, 2011) The old energy order in the Middle East is crumbling and a new energy order is emerging to give the West some spine. In this new order, Israel is a major player. Continue reading

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