Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea

A Muslim in the Service of Israel

Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK
Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea

Ishmael Khaldi is the name of the new Counsellor for Civil Society Affairs at the Israeli Embassy in London.

Is Dinner With David Cameron Worth £250,000?

Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK Politics
Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea

Privileged access of grand donors to political parties to leading members of the government, and subsequent, frequent malpractice, is a constant topic...

Weakness on the Part of Democracies Discourages Those Who Strive for Freedom

Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea | Posted 13.05.2012 | UK Politics
Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea

The grim question if, how or when Tehran's nuclear armament could be thwarted by using force is on the minds of insiders and observers in the free world. Gradually the theory that an end in terror is preferable to terror without end is gaining the upper hand.

No Politeness Please

Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Politics
Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea

The harrowing pictures of murdered children and victims of torture in Homs and other Syrian cities label the executioners of the Assad regime as true scum of the earth.

The Angry Ones

Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK
Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea

Who are the incubators of a real democratic renewal in the Arab Spring? After talking to young Egyptians, among them many intellectuals, who returned to their homeland having studied at prestigious English universities, I feel confronted with a rather contradictory picture.

An Icy Winter Threatens

Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea | Posted 11.02.2012 | UK
Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea

Gloomy weeks for the western world: the elections in Egypt and Russia threaten to transform the Arab spring as well as the hoped for political thaw with Moscow into an icy winter.

After the Fall of three Arab Dictators - What Next?

Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK
Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea

The first three versions of regime change during the Arab Spring -- unhindered escape of the Tunisian President, imprisonment and criminal proceedings in Egypt and mob law in Libya -- have created a momentum that will be hard to stall.