the submarine affair @thenewyorktimes

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is not a suspect in the so-called submarine affair, one of the corruption scandals rocking Israel. But with his personal lawyer, the man he appointed as national security adviser, and now his former chief of staff among the expanding parade of suspects, analysts and critics assert that if Mr. Netanyahu did…

Netanyahu’s No-State Solution @thenewyorktimes

The no-state solution advances. This is unsurprising. No democracy can be immune to running an undemocratic system of oppression for a half-century in territory under its control. Israel was conceived as a state of laws. If it is not, it betrays its 1948 founding charter. This commits the nascent state to “freedom, justice and peace…

Israele Iran e la lezione dell’ ’81 contro l’Iraq

Nel 1981 l’attaco preventivo di Israele al reattore nucleare iracheno Osirak nell’impianto di Tuwaith ebbe come risultato il rilancio del programma nucleare di Saddam Hussein, solo dieci anni dopo con la prima Guerra del Golfo si scoprì quanto l’Iraq fosse davvero vicino a costruire la bomba.