Dusted-off Swedish politician and Foreign Minister Carl Bildt is mixing it up in Israel. He’s where he best likes to be – under the spotlight. Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt recently addressed the Herzliya Conference and, speaking to journalists on the subject of Iran, said: “A military option doesn’t exist. You can only delay” Iran’s […]
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The Swedish recipe: all children are equal, unless they are Israelis
Swedish Foreign Minister Ms Laila Freivalds will shortly be visiting Ramallah to enlist Yasser Arafat’s help in ending the anguish of a Swedish mother whose five children were kidnapped by her estranged Palestinian husband and are being held hostage in Gaza under armed guard. Ms Freivalds is to be commended for playing such a personal […]
One law for Israelis and Jews, another for Palestinians and Muslims
Swedish Foreign Minister Ms Laila Freivalds will soon be making a personal visit to Ramallah. There she will enlist Yasser Arafat’s help in bringing to an end the anguish of a Swedish mother, Elisabeth Krantz, whose five children have been kidnapped by their Palestinian father and held hostage in Gaza. Ms Freivalds is to be […]
Whither the White Buses?
By fomenting anti-Semitism, a Swedish leader shames her brave forebears. Sixty years ago, Sweden made headlines sending its White Buses to bring scores of Jewish Holocaust survivors out of the terrifying hell of European anti-Semitism to a safe haven in Sweden. Today if Swedes were to make news, it would be over gaps in logic […]
Is the Swedish Foreign Minister out of touch with reality?
60 years ago, Sweden made the headlines by sending its White Buses to bring scores of Jewish Holocaust survivors out of the terrifying hell of European anti-Semitism to a safe haven in Sweden. Today Swedes are hitting the headlines with gaps in logic and empathy large enough to drive a bus through – while Swedish […]