Tag Archives: Palestine

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: The UN’s phoney refugees

In the up-is-down bizarro world of UNRWA, the number of refugees only grows and grows. Continue reading

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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: If Europe breaks Palestine, it will have to clean up the mess

(July 27, 2011) There is something the Europeans, who assume a hypothetical, independent Palestine, have overlooked: Without Israeli good will, a Palestinian state couldn’t support itself. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Oil redeems Israel

(June 6, 2011) Prior to the 1973-74 OPEC Oil Crisis, Israel was the darling of the left, extolled as a feisty, altruistic country that made socialism work in a hostile neighbourhood of Arab military dictatorships and Muslim theocracies. The liberal press defended Israel against those who objected to Israel’s existence. The liberal intelligentsia – Jew and non-Jew alike – sent their youth to Israeli kibbutzes, to be inspired by this utopian model of communal life where all recieved the same age, regardless of occupation. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Time is on Israel’s side

(May 27, 2011) The world’s dependence on Israel’s enemies is dwindling. Continue reading

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