Some popular fallacies about Islamism

British Islamists Magdi Abdelhadi debunks some of the common misconceptions about Islam and Islamism, and spells out the essential steps that must be taken if the pernicious ideology that drives the likes of Al-Qaeda and Islamic State is to be defeated.

The American progressive’s dilemma

US corruption Lawrence Davidson reflects on the sad reality of US politics, where principled parties such as the Green Party are unlikely ever to be elected and where “the most likely thing to kick the US out of the rut is catastrophe – something even worse than the fiascos of Vietnam and Iraq”.

Jewish mother flees Israel to give birth in Palestinian-run Bethlehem

Escape Marianne Azizi recounts the story of a pregnant Jewish mother who fled Israel to Palestinian-run Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, so that her child is not snatched from her and trafficked by the Israeli authorities.

A Palestinian call for “unarmed warfare”

Palestinian non-violent resistance Jonathan Cook looks at the arguments for non-violent resistance – or “unarmed warfare” – being put forward by some Palestinians as a means of discovering hope, reclaiming their dignity and winning freedom from Israeli oppression.

Yes, Jews are the victims – of Zionist propaganda

Paranoia Alan Hart argues that the question of how to treat Israeli and other Jewish paranoia is one that should be encouraged by world leaders and urgently addressed by the world's most eminent and universally respected psychiatrists.