Category Archives: Islam

The Siege of France, 2020

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. – Voltaire When I think of human rights, democratic governance, Enlightenment values, and the idea that reason and scientific method are superior to superstition, I think of France. … Continue reading

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What’s in the Future for European Jews

If American Jews are going to have it tough in the future, things look worse for Europeans. The recent attempted murder of a Jewish woman in Sweden, apparently committed by a Muslim man “known to the police” and possibly motivated … Continue reading

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J Street uncovers a secret about Netanyahu and Trump

I think my interest in J Street could once have been called “obsessive.” I wrote numerous blog posts a few years ago, pointing out that the supposedly “pro-Israel, pro-peace” organization received financing from George Soros, mysterious billionaires in Hong Kong, … Continue reading

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A “New Middle East” — maybe in 500 years?

News item: Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah [Al-Sisi] said last night at the Munich Security Conference that “the failure to achieve a just solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the main source of instability in the Middle East,” according to a report … Continue reading

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How Israel could prevail in today’s asymmetric conflict

Much is made of the idea of asymmetric warfare, in which the side that is weaker in a traditional military sense manages to inflict harm on its enemy by the use of simple weapons and tactics involving small units, hit … Continue reading

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