Juan Cole bring his informed opinion to bear on today’ headline story about car-bomb attacks against Israeli diplomats in India and Georgia. The morning news showed Benjamin Netanyahu stating with
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Newt Delusional Gingrich said in an interview on The Jewish Channel, that Palestinians were an “invented: people, that they were simply Arabs of the old Ottoman Empire and should have
Iran is insisting that the enormous blast at a military base which killed Gen. Hassan Tehrani Moghaddam, founder of the Iranian missile program, along with 16 others, was an accident, occurring during a
Many years ago I translated The Manuscript of a Crow, a short story by Spanish author Max Aub, the protagonist of which was a crow relating its observations of human
I’ve never read anything by Noam Chomsky that allows such personal remarks as this interview with David Samuels in Tablet. Fascinating.
…there is also something awe-inspiring about the consistency and breadth
Traveling into work today I chose for my brain workout an audio of a presentation at MIT’s World series by Victor Kattan, with an introduction by Noam Chomsky. Kattan is
This is one of those notices you hadn’t expected to read, of a person you know only through appreciation of their work, with no personal connection, that leaves a
Andrew Bacevich, working with Tom Englehardt and the American Empire Project, has an absolutely absorbing essay on the AEP website. Worth your time.
Throughout much of the twentieth century, great powers
Irish Nobel Peace Prize laureate Máiread Corrigan-Maguire, who was on the [Rachel Corrie] with other activists, said they were determined to press on but would offer no
Preparations are under way in Gaza to receive a convoy of ships that is trying to break Israel’s economic blockade of the Palestinian territory.
The ships, carrying up to
Danny Ayalon seems not to have understood Charlie Chaplain’s famous “my chair is bigger than your chair” scene in The Great Dictator, in which Adenoid Hynkel tries to humiliate Benzoni