Am I Islamophobe? Not any more.

11 Feb

Like most people I’m a mix of clever and stupid. I’m good on abstract thinking, verbal reasoning and synthesising disparate information to draw robust – if at times startling – conclusions, via cogent arguments that engage with relevant realities. Not … Read More »

Pristine logic on Syria

18 Jan

One thing missing from discussion of Baa’thist Syria’s record on human rights, which I’ve long insisted was (a) distorted and (b) nothing but a pretext for removing another insufficiently Washington compliant government – where (a) follows (b) as night on … Read More »

Assad winning in Syria

30 Nov

The best thing – which given the two appalling candidates means the least worst thing – about Clinton’s defeat on November 8 is the receding threat of her No Fly Zone for Syria. Let’s spell this out. In its self … Read More »

Haaretz on the Tel Aviv bombing

10 Jun

Today’s editorial, verbatim, from Israeli liberal newspaper Haaretz … Only Solution to Palestinian Terrorism is the End of the Occupation In the wake of the deadly Tel Aviv attack, ministers voice empty bravado and call for collective punishment, thereby just … Read More »