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Aug 16, 2013, 5:47 PM
The Palestinian Wrong of Return: Perpetuating Victimhood
The ongoing Palestinian "refugee crisis," resulting from the war of annihilation waged by seven Arab armies against Israel in 1948, is one that should have been laid to rest over half a century ago. Unfortunately, the Arab world, thanks...
Aug 2, 2013, 4:15 PM
The Palestinian Wrong Of Return: Demystifying the Legal Basis of the “Right of Return” and Analysing “Refugee” Numbers
It is improper to dangle hopes that will not be realised before the eyes of people suffering in misery and oppression. Rather, constructive efforts should be pursued to mitigate their suffering and deal with their problems in the real...
Apr 14, 2013, 1:52 PM
Human Rights Industry Speak 101
The travesty that is the anti-Israel ‘Human Rights Industry’ encompasses varied entities, ranging from full-fledged terror-apologist (or terror-supporting?) organisations like the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) and the Free Gaza Movement (FGM) to individual career-propagandists in the guise of “Peace-Activists.” There...
Mar 9, 2013, 9:50 PM
The India-Israel Alliance – Part II: A Steady Forging of Ties (from 1992 to 2000)
I previously wrote about the gradual transition of India’s Israel policy, from one of hostility to the collaborative stance adopted in 1992 – and the rationale for this shift. Here, I will further analyze the causes for India’s diplomatic shift...
Feb 5, 2013, 10:17 PM
The India-Israel Alliance – Part I: The Arab World’s Betrayal (from pre-independence to 1992)
India-Israel relations have advanced rapidly over the last twenty-one years. Israel, today, is India’s second largest arms supplier while India is Israel's eighth largest trading partner -- with exponentially increasing military collaboration and ever expanding trade relations in a...
Cliff is an independent political analyst. Aside from his love for India, Israel, the Kurds, and the US, his passions include history, finance, mathematics, politics, and the study of international law as it relates to the Israel-Palestine conflict.