Putin and Obama Round Two

In my last blog post about the Obama administration’s foreign policy, titled Obama’s Red Wedding, I reviewed the administration’s policy in the Middle East and its power play with Putin’s Russia on the background of the Syria chemical weapons fiasco. In the aforementioned post I wrote the following lines, which in light of recent events in…

EU Ban on Israeli Entities Beyond the 67 Armistice Lines – Guidelines for Peace or Apartheid?

On the background of the recently renewed US brokered peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority (“PA“), the EU has published an official document titled Guidelines on the eligibility of Israeli entities and their activities in the territories occupied by Israel since June 1967 for grants, prizes and financial instruments funded by the EU from 2014…

Obama’s Red Wedding

When examining US foreign policy, or almost any other country’s foreign policy for that matter, it quickly becomes clear that most of it is not guided by morals but by interests covered by a moral rhetoric. Following are a few examples: threatening to strike Syria allegedly because of the use of chemical weapons, while ‘living’…