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by dagbay
Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Israel
Replies: 283
Views: 144802

Re: Israel

The historic and legal aspects of population movements in the ME may be discussed forever, but personally I prefer a thousand times a Palestine controled and inhabited by civilized Jews than by mostly underdeveloped Arabs who have plenty of other places to settle. Worthwhile discussion here. Fortun...
by dagbay
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Israel
Replies: 283
Views: 144802

Re: Israel

dagbay describes with authority the exodus ("for almost 2 decades") of Muslims from Israel and Gaza - to Europe and South America. Unfortunate for the recipients, but less of a burden for civilized folks (mainly Israelis) wishing to live in peace in the Levant. In carving out a homeland for the unl...
by dagbay
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Israel
Replies: 283
Views: 144802

Re: Israel

dagbay describes with authority the exodus ("for almost 2 decades") of Muslims from Israel and Gaza - to Europe and South America. Unfortunate for the recipients, but less of a burden for civilized folks (mainly Israelis) wishing to live in peace in the Levant. In carving out a homeland for the unl...
by dagbay
Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Israel
Replies: 283
Views: 144802

Re: Israel

For whomever is interested, here is an article by Mudar Zahran the Jordan section of the Muslim Brotherhood which describes the structure of the political map in Jordan. https://www.americanthinker.com/article ... roups.html
by dagbay
Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Israel
Replies: 283
Views: 144802

Re: Jordan

The hope (itself hopefully not eternal) is that king Abdullah of Jordan will be forced to make way for a more representative rule. His wife has effectively relocated to London last December. There has been calls from the weak opposition leader Mudar Zahran for his replacement. Zahran calla for that...
by dagbay
Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:20 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Israel
Replies: 283
Views: 144802

Re: Jordan

As it stands after generations of peace initiatives that were rejected flatly by Arabs.... Why was that? Is it possible that the terms and conditions of those "initiatives" were unacceptable to the Arabs? it is time to consider other solutions. There I agree with Sertorio that one such solution inv...
by dagbay
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Israel
Replies: 283
Views: 144802

Re: Israel

As it stands after generations of peace initiatives that were rejected flatly by Arabs it is time to consider other solutions. There I agree with Sertorio that one such solution involves an incentivesed population transfer of Arabs who are not israeli citizens to neighbor Arab countries such as Jord...
by dagbay
Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: "War With Iran Would Be a Disaster"
Replies: 129
Views: 3688

Re: "War With Iran Would Be a Disaster"

So here is my take on this: Any war including one with Iran is a disaster. People involved and uninvolved are killed or otherwise affected in wars. Iran is supporting and supported terrorist groups including but not limited to Hizballa, the Yemany Houties and numerous such organizations in Africa So...
by dagbay
Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Israel
Replies: 283
Views: 144802

Re: Israel

"Long Line of Israeli-Palestinian Peace Bids Precede Trump Push" https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Long-line-of-Israeli-Palestinian-peace-bids-precede-Trump-push-593619 As the late, great, eloquent Abba Eban once said - Arabs "never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity" for peace. Now that we...
by dagbay
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:01 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Trade War
Replies: 147
Views: 4591

Re: Trade War - David Goldman's take

https://pjmedia.com/spengler/trumps-tariff-trouble/ David is correct about china having build an efficient low cost supply chain for technology products. The USA lost the mass manufacturing edge decades ago. Trump's tariffs will not help the USA regain any ground in this area but they can divert pr...