Monthly Archives: July 2006

Has Israel breached the conventions on a just war?


This is a vexing question for any part-time political pundit. Where does one start in understanding what is meant by a just war? How does one go about determining which side is behaving in a way that brings blame and … Continue reading

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Neville Chamberlain redux


It is difficult being a middle of the road commentator, because one ends up being attacked by people on the right as well as those who are on the left. At the present time though, one has to wonder how … Continue reading

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Iran warns the west: ignore us at your peril


The perpetrators of the current Middle East conflict have issued a warning to the rest of the world: “Ignore us at your own risk“. The Iranians are miffed because they have been excluded from the peace talks in Rome. Yet, … Continue reading

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Why I believe that Israel has the right to exist


I am a Judeo-Christian, that is I am a Roman Catholic and the roots of my religion stretch back to Judaism in the period in which Jesus Christ who is God the Son, roamed the earth. I believe that the … Continue reading

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