Tag Archive for Israel

“In Pursuit of Peace in Israel and Palestine” by Gershon Baskin- book review

Lord Hylton

published 2017 by Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville, Tennessee – 275 pages I have known the author at intervals since about 1987.  Some of his claims may be exaggerated over Corporal Shalit.  I, nevertheless, respect his perseverance in search of a rational peace since he arrived in Israel in 1979. His memories as a Zionist youth…

The Middle East

Lord Soley

There are some deeply worrying reports coming from the Palestine/Israel talks in the US. Simon Tisdall writing in the Guardian today (Tuesday 5th October) suggests the talks are likely to end in failure. http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2010/oct/04/israel-palestine-peace-collapse It is getting hard to see how we can maintain even a semblance of peace in the region especially as other…

Palestine and Israel

Lord Soley

The terrible tragedy that continues to play out in the Middle East must serve as a reminder of the importance of getting this problem resolved. People often say that there is no solution  but people use to say that about Northern Ireland. It is the job of politicians to address apparently insoluble problems. It may…