Tag Archives: The West
Rich Forer says as long as Western societies refuse to look into the root causes of despair and anger, fear and discrimination, they will continue to sow the seeds for more violence and self-destruction, as exemplified by Islamic State.
Magdi Abdelhadi points to the housework that Muslims must do before the ideology of Islamism can be defeated, and Alan Hart argues that Western governments must cut off the policy oxygen on which Islamism flourishes.
Alan Hart says Western foreign policy and repressive Arab and Muslim regimes are at the core of violent Islamic fundamentalism, and that Western leaders could change both, but they will not.
Alan Hart writes: Britain's home
Jamal Kanj highlights the Western media’s complacent, hollow and ignorant repetition of Israel’s propaganda line on the Gaza conflict, which is regurgitated uncritically and without applying the most basic principles of journalism.
Jamak Kanj highlights Western hypocrisy by contrasting the Wests’s consternation over Russia’s annexation of Crimea on the one hand with the unconditional support for Israel’s annexation of Palestinian territories on the other.
Jonathan Cook argues that it is time for Western states to stop apologising for Israel, treating it with kid gloves and rewarding its criminal behaviour, and to start taking concrete actions.
Nureddin Sabir views the Israeli and Western vultures heaping praise on Nelson Mandela now that he has died, despite doing their best to thwart his struggle for freedom during the apartheid era.
Lawrence Davidson argues that the Obama administration deserves praise for defying the radical right and the Zionist lobby and pushing the interim nuclear deal with Iran through to a conclusion.