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Warm welcome for NZ Defence Minister in Israel

A delegation of Kiwi diplomats received a warm welcome from Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, this week in Jerusalem. Israeli news reported that Netanyahu …

Dr Jonathan Spyer on current conflicts in the Middle East

Dr Spyer talks with Dr David Cumin about current conflicts in the Middle East.

Why the Iran deal is deeply flawed

Referring to last week’s revelations by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Iran had pursued a nuclear weapons program for years, Trump said that …

New Zealand Green MPs show selective concern for human rights

New Zealand Green MPs Marama Davidson and Golriz Ghahraman demonstrated selective outrage last week, suggesting that their concern for human rights in the Middle …

New Zealand headlines mislead on Iranian provocation

On Saturday evening, New Zealand time, an Iranian drone (modelled on an American stealth UAV) entered Israeli airspace. An Israeli Air Force attack helicopter …

The Seven Serious BDS Flaws

The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel is supported by a few New Zealand activists and has made headlines recently because of …

Ten basic facts about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

In all the discussion about this decades-long conflict and the quest for a solution, some basic facts are too often missing, neglected, downplayed, or …

Palestinian intransigence has a price too

Trump’s recent announcement to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, heralding his intention to move the embassy there from Tel Aviv, reminds the …

Has the media become part of the conflict?

It’s a sad comment on New Zealand’s media coverage of Israel that extreme voices get coverage, while balanced and informed commentary is largely ignored. …