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Lawrence Solomon: Divide Libya into its tribal parts

(October 28, 2011) Who should get Libya’s fabulous oil and gas wealth, an amount that could be equivalent to several million dollars per Libyan? 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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