Day: April 10, 2017

Another Jolly Little War

Another Jolly Little War

April 10, 2017
It seems that every new US president has to prove his machismo…or make his bones, as wiseguys say…by bombing the usual Arabs. By now, it’s almost a rite of passage. The American public loves it. So we…
Airstrikes and Hypocrisy

Airstrikes and Hypocrisy

April 10, 2017
On December 22 last year the government of Syria regained control of the city of Aleppo that had been occupied by brutal rebel forces since 2012. As reported by the BBC, «The predominantly Sunni Musli…
The End of Democracy in Turkey?

The End of Democracy in Turkey?

April 10, 2017
In the final days before Turks vote in a referendum on 16 April on whether or not to give President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dictatorial powers and effectively end parliamentary government, the mood in Tu…
Signs of the Times – 7

Signs of the Times – 7

April 10, 2017
The topic is an "Islamic view of the modern international monetary system and our anticipation of the replacement, in toto, of bogus paper-money with even-more-bogus electronic, digital, virtual money…