French Court Rules Israel Is Legal Occupant of West Bank

French Court Rules Israel Is Legal Occupant of West Bank

In a story which has been very widely ignored or suppressed by the world’s media, a French court handed a major legal victory to the Israelis and just as large a defeat to the Palestinians. In a case involving a light-rail project in Israel, a French Appeal...
European Anti-EU Parties Join Forces vs. EU

European Anti-EU Parties Join Forces vs. EU

As the Trump administration begins to take office in the USA, American-European relationships are in ferment and so are the internal politics within Europe. I’ve written previously on the Trump impact in the USA, so this post is more about what is happening...
Donald Trump to Have a Christian Inaugural Ceremony

Donald Trump to Have a Christian Inaugural Ceremony

[From blog administrator: Steven Collins’ email service is still only intermittent at best as his ISP battles to fix a systemic failure.] There will be a radical shift in the direction of the United States government during the Trump administration, given...
German Vice-Chancellor Warns the EU May Disintegrate

German Vice-Chancellor Warns the EU May Disintegrate

[From blog administrator: Steven Collins’ email service is still only intermittent at best as his ISP battles to fix a systemic failure.] In a story that I’m sure was little-noticed by Americans, Germany’s Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel warned that...