The Middle East: United States Constantly Fanning the Flames of War
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The Middle East: United States Constantly Fanning the Flames of War

According to reports from the IRNA, Iran’s official news agency, masked gunmen ambushed and killed Basij commander Abdolhossein Mojaddami, who led a volunteer militia wing of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the city of Darkhovin in the southwestern province of Khuzestan. The news agency highlighted the fact that the murdered commander was a militia ally…

Israel in the Middle East — A Civilisational and Metaphysical War
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Israel in the Middle East — A Civilisational and Metaphysical War

President Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ has been published this week. Mostly, it has been examined as a purely political project – whether in terms of the domestic needs of Trump and Netanyahu, or as a maximum squeeze on Palestinians, which may, or may not, work. But there is another (implicit) dimension, lying – a…

The Assassins Are Back!
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The Assassins Are Back!

Ron Unz, the fearless disturber of established dogma, has published a long essay connecting together some of his earlier texts under the title Mossad Assassinations. I like his natural style, his lack of pathos and drama. He does not lecture you, but shares his progress with you; what did he discover today, and how did…