Archive: June 2010

Jun. 01

Vatican calls Israel occupation ‘injustice’

Jun. 01

U.N. calls for probe of activists’ deaths

Jun. 01

Solana to attend EU-NATO seminar

Jun. 01

U.S. hegemony in Middle East is ending

Jun. 01

Don’t Bet on the EU’s Demise

Newsweek writer Andrew Moravcsik says the European Union isn’t going anywhere — despite what its critics say. It sounds like he’s been reading the Bible, which says that the EU will be the final world empire.

Jun. 02

Obama abandons Israel to UN feeding frenzy

Jun. 02

Solana delivers opening address at EU-NATO seminar

Jun. 02

AoC president calls Israel’s action an ‘act of extremism’ (PDF)

Jun. 03

White House: Flotilla incident must not reoccur

Jun. 03

Obama: Israeli raid on aid flotilla was ‘tragic’

Jun. 03

Most Christians cannot explain their faith, says apologist

“The faith of most Christians, even that of many pastors, will not stand up to intellectual scrutiny, according to renowned apologist Josh McDowell.”

Jun. 06

EU ponders creation of new diplomatic breed

Jun. 06

Outcomes of AoC Forum in Rio

Jun. 06

AoC recognizes nine interfaith organizations

Jun. 07

EU diplomatic service may be ready in December

Jun. 07

No holds barred: Open season on the Jewish state

Jun. 07

Details emerge on new EU-Russia committee

“Some EU governments have given a cautious welcome to proposals for a new EU-Russia security committee, as more details emerge about the surprise initiative.”

Jun. 08

Analysis: U.N. rebukes of Israel permitted in U.S. policy shift

Jun. 08

Russia, Turkey and Iran meet, posing test for U.S.

Jun. 08

Pope Benedict renews call for int’l efforts in Middle East

“Pope Benedict XVI reiterated Sunday his call for an ‘urgent and concerted’ international effort to resolve the ongoing tensions in the Middle East before the conflicts there lead to greater bloodshed.”

Jun. 09

Obama: Gaza situation unsustainable

Jun. 09

Gaza: Hamas says Yes to EU land and sea inspections

“Hamas said today that it is in favour of a reintroduction of EU inspections at the land border crossing of Rafah, between Egypt and the Gaza Strip, and the presence of EU ships off the coast of the Gaza Strip to inspect ships headed towards Gaza, ‘so long as Israel does not interfere.’”

Jun. 10

Abbas: ‘Nobody denies Jewish history here’

Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas seeks ‘end of conflict’ with land swaps, okays NATO presence.

Jun. 10

EU seeks to open sea route to Gaza

Jun. 10

Protestant seminary joins hands with Jewish, Muslim schools

Jun. 11

Weekly Standard: Obama administration to support anti-Israel resolution at UN next week

Yet Obama administration denies the Weekly Standard report. See more here.

Jun. 11

Methodist seminary is ‘abdicating’ Christianity, says theologian

Jun. 11

Ashton in last ditch attempt to get diplomatic service agreed next week

Jun. 11

Solana appointed to Spanish group of the Trilateral Commission (English translation of Spanish article)

Jun. 11

Spanish proposal for Gaza to be presented Monday, June 14th

Jun. 13

Obama administration irked at Israel over pace of flotilla investigation

Jun. 13

EU relevancy, Iran sanctions and global stability

Jun. 13

Spanish proposal for Gaza to be presented to EU leaders on Monday

“Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero told Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Saturday his country wants a ‘strong, joint EU position on the siege on Gaza and the humanitarian situation there.’”

Jun. 14

EU expected to back Israel’s flotilla probe plan

Jun. 14

EU instrument for spying on ‘radicals’ causes outrage

“Civil rights watchdogs and MEPs have attacked new EU plans to gather data on people who voice or share ‘radical messages’ in a bid to pre-empt terrorist attacks.”

Jun. 14

EU ministers: ‘End Gaza blockade’

Jun. 14

EU military exercise 2010 to be conducted in late June

Jun. 14

Netanyahu warns: Dark days ahead

Jun. 15

Javier Solana applauds Obama’s national strategy

“In the face of the major challenges of our times, Mr. Obama has taken a stand with a comprehensive doctrine that goes beyond the dominant, unilateral paradigm and includes a defence of international law.”

Jun. 15

EU stays quiet on Gaza flotilla enquiry

Jun. 15

First national-religious World Zionist Organization chairman

Jun. 16

Israeli government delays Gaza blockade decision

Jun. 17

Growing Israeli interest in Yeshua (Jesus)

Jun. 17

EU may send naval mission towards Gaza: Ashton

Jun. 19

Medvedev sees chance for new world order

Jun. 22

Solana considered for Spanish cabinet

Jun. 22

Details emerge on final set-up of EU diplomatic corps

“To be on its feet by 1 December, the corps is supposed to give impetus to the EU’s often incoherent foreign policy by bringing all its different aspects – external relations, military, civil and development – under one roof.”

Jun. 23

Loving Our Enemies

In his well-known book The Cost of Discipleship, Dietrich Bonhoeffer says the way Christians conquer their enemies is by loving them and especially by praying for them.

Jun. 26

4 in 10 Americans expect Jesus to return by 2050

Jun. 27

Israel-US relations rocked by ‘tectonic rift’

“Relations between Israel and its staunchest ally, the US, have suffered a ‘tectonic rift,’ according to Israel’s ambassador to Washington.”

Jun. 27

Israel’s border police brace for West Bank violence

Jun. 27

Ashton to command US-type situation room

“You see it in the movies: fighting has broken out somewhere in the former Soviet Union, the US president walks into his situation room, monitors are showing satellite images, security advisors are shouting at each other, the president is given a briefing note and sends an agent to gather intelligence. Now, the EU’s foreign relations chief, Catherine Ashton, is to get a situation room of her own.”

Jun. 27

White House preparing national online ID plan

“The Obama administration is set to propose a new system for authenticating people, organizations and infrastructure on the Web. The online authentication and identity management system would be targeted at the transactional level — for example, when someone logs into their banking website or completes an online e-commerce purchase.”

Jun. 28

Supreme Court: Christian group can’t bar gays, get school funding

Jun. 29

National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace

The White House has released a draft document of its new plan to create “trusted digital identities” for organizations and individuals to conduct business over the Internet.