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My interview with staunch anti-Israel advocate Jeff Halper was a frustrating experience

It’s always easy for someone in a position such as editor of a newspaper to pontificate about freedom of speech. We saw many examples of all sorts of media players joining in chorus lamenting the threat posed by Islamic fundamentalism to free speech following the Charlie Hebdo massacre last month.

Palestinian academic opposes European support for Palestinian state under present rulers

Watching Palestinian Authority President-for-Life Mahmud Abbas marching in the front line among other world leaders in Paris at the anti-terror rally over the weekend is the height of hypocrisy - but nothing new for European leaders who are gung ho on the creation of a Palestinian statelet beside Israel (even though that statelet in fact already exists).