Israel Armed Argentina to Deadly Effect During Falklands War, Secret Files Show

Israel Armed Argentina to Deadly Effect During Falklands War, Secret Files Show

Britain’s supposedly close ally, Israel, armed Argentina as the South American nation was bombing Royal Navy ships and killing UK troops in the vicious 1982 war to reclaim the Falkland Islands, secret files indicate. The supply of arms and military equipment may have been fuelled by an old hatred of the British harbored by then…

The six-million figure: another holocaust lie and the lying liars who enable it

The six-million figure: another holocaust lie and the lying liars who enable it

Alexis: I knew that the six-million figure was being circulated long before World War II even started.  I knew that it was being perpetuated during World War I, but you trace it back to the late 1800s. You argue that the New York Times was propounding these falsifications way back in 1889. You add: “Two years later, in…

Britain, the Byzantine Empire, and the concept of an Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy: Harun ibn Yahya’s ninth-century Arabic description of Britain

Britain, the Byzantine Empire, and the concept of an Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy: Harun ibn Yahya’s ninth-century Arabic description of Britain

Al-Idrisi’s mid-twelfth-century Arabic map of southern Britain and northern Frances, from the copy preserved in the sixteenth-century Oxford MS Pococke 375, fol. 281b–282a. Note, north is at the bottom of this map (image: Bodleian Library). The aim of the following post is to offer a draft look at an interesting Arabic account of early medieval Britain…