Monthly Archives: March 2015

Your Guide to Israel’s General Election

Originally posted at Slugger O’Toole… Israel goes to the polls on St Patrick’s Day to elect a new parliament, which in turn will either confirm incumbent Binyamin Netanyahu in office or oust him in favour of the centre-left. The St … Continue reading

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Two Tribes, The Winds of Change and an old man’s death

Originally posted at Slugger O’Toole… 30 years ago today a man only moderately old died in an élite Moscow hospital; he had smoked incessantly for six of his seven decades and drank heavily for five, and after years of mounting … Continue reading

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