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Eyeless in Gaza

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I have a unique confession to make: I like Gaza. Yes, I like this far-away corner of Palestine, the narrow strip on the way to Egypt, in which two million human beings are crowded, and which is closer to hell than to heaven.

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Extremism report puts Saudi Arabia and British PM on the spot

The report by the conservative Henry Jackson Society asserted that among Gulf states and Iran, Saudi Arabia was the primary funder of extremism in Britain as well as elsewhere.

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Qatar: A case study for the role of small states in international relations

The Saudi-UAE-led alliance demanded that Qatar halt support for militants and Islamists, close a Turkish military base in the Gulf state, lower its relations with Iran, and shutter Qatar-sponsored media, including the controversial Al Jazeera television network.

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Betwixt and Between: The Shadowy Politics of Political (In) Correctness

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We are all discovering that Donald Trump has Olympic skills when it comes to traversing a minefield, escaping mostly unharmed from high magnitude explosions that would long ago have ended in ignominy almost any other political life.

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The Poison of Commercialization and Social Injustice

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In cities and towns from New Delhi to New York the socio-political policies that led to the Grenfell Tower disaster in west London are being repeated; redevelopment and gentrification, the influx of corporate money and the expelling of the poor, including families that have lived in an area for generations.

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Trump’s Americanized Fascism

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Trump's Bluster at the United Nations

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Despair of Despair

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The American Führerprinzip

Why is the president of the ...

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Remembering Ebrahim Yazdi

For all those dedicated to t...

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Book Review: Max S. Powers' America's Nuclear Wastelands (2008)

Two weeks ago on a conferenc...

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