Tag Archives: Syria
Lawrence Davidson examines the tendency of Muslims, Jews and Christians to seek to recreate the present in the shape of an imagined, divinely-inspired past, and notes the catastrophic actual and potential consequences.
Alan Hart demonstrates from his experience while reporting from Israel and with quotes from Israeli generals that the Arab-Israeli war of June 1967 was a war of naked Israeli aggression not self-defence.
Lawrence Davidson says the US’s interests in the Middle East have diverged from Israel’s, with Washington prioritising the jihadist threat while Israel and Saudi Arabia see the jihadists as allies against Iran.
Graham Peebles decries the intolerance, paranoia and hate that greet people from Africa and the Middle East who risk life and limb to flee the hell that has become their wracked countries.
Uri Avnery explains why many Israelis believe that the sudden flair up on the border with Syria, caused by an unprovoked Israeli attack, was an election ploy by Netanyahu and his companions.
Nureddin Sabir says the “Arab Spring” had been misunderstood from the start and, at least in Syria and Libya, what were said to be pro-democracy revolutions were in fact Islamist insurrections.
Sexual depravity and the degradation