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ISIS: Made in Washington, Riyadh – and Tel Aviv

ISIS didn’t just arise out of the earth like some Islamist variation on the fabled Myrmidons: they needed money, weapons, logistics, propaganda facilities, and international connections to reach the relatively high level of organization and lethality they seem … Read Full Article

Are American Jews Turning Against AIPAC?

“How will it have peace if it is unwilling to delineate a border, end the occupation, and allow for Palestinian sovereignty, security, and dignity?” Philip Gordon, the White House coördinator for the Middle East, said in early July. “It cannot maintain … Read Full Article

FOCUS | How the Brutalized Become Brutal

Our terror is delivered to the wretched of the earth with industrial weapons. It is, to us, invisible. We do not stand over the decapitated and eviscerated bodies left behind on city and village streets by our missiles, drones and fighter jets. We do not … Read Full Article

Qais’s Commentary -040825

 This past week, I spent three whole days at the People’s Social Forum at the University of Ottawa, where I belonged before retirement. The huge meeting with hundreds of presentations drew a crowd of about more than 3000! There were so many presentations; it … Read Full Article