Attack Bildt but not Sweden

The following is the English version of an article published in Israeli weekly Makor Rishon by Dr Manfred Gerstenfeld, Chairman of the Board of Fellows of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA). The recent Swedish proposal to the European Union to recognize East Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state was a […]

Why Carl Bildt is driving the Israelis up the wall

“September 19, 2010, that’s the target. Send the best political campaign professionals in the world into Sweden’s national elections. Make Reinfeldt and Bildt pay a price.” That’s the suggestion of political consultant Michael Fenenbock in an op-ed in Israel’s largest daily, Yedioth Ahronoth. The reason is that the EU has once again proclaimed that Jerusalem […]

The Swedish Foreign Minister's Crusade Against Israel

Courtesy GraphJam: 165 murdered and more than 550 maimed in the space of a few hours. That was the result of yesterday’s Islamist attacks on Muslims in Iraq and Pakistan. In Iran, meanwhile, the nation was in virtual lockdown as the Islamist regime there clamped down on Muslims demanding democracy and the right to free […]

EU buys Swedish votes

Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt is using the EU to buy votes in Sweden’s 2010 elections. Over a hundred people are blown to bits in a series of Islamist attacks throughout Pakistan. Over a hundred people are blown to bits in a series of Islamist attacks in Iraq. Several dozen are blown to bits in […]

Like cockroaches, anti-Semitism is difficult to eradicate

Case in point: Swedish photographer Donald Boström made the embarrassing mistake of diversifying out of photography into writing. Problem: he doesn’t know how to write. He doesn’t know how to research his subject. He is too subjective to be objective (he is a self-confessed pro-Palestinian radical). In short, he is a nonentity way out of […]

"Tensions in Swedish Society"

“Tensions in Swedish society “ “We must increase tolerance in society.” Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, October 20, 2009. In August 2009 Swedish left-wing tabloid Aftonbladet tried to increase its popularity among radical left-wingers by publishing an article alleging that Israel engaged in the systematic killing of Palestinian Arabs in order to harvest their internal […]

Why is the Swedish Social Democratic party silent?

For two weeks now the world has been focusing on Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet in the wake its publication of a controversial article regarded by many as insufficiently researched and poorly executed. The spotlight is also on Swedish PM Fredrik Reinfeldt – many Swedes and foreign analysts wait with interest to see if, and if so […]