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Afghanistan: Everything we know is wrong

There are some things we just know. For example, we all know that the US-led mission to Afghanistan has been a complete failure. The Taliban is resurgent and more popular than ever. The government headed…


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“Israel is the cause of all suffering”

“Their suffering is continuing, and that it is unacceptable. Everyday there are Palestinians arrested, imprisoned for no reason. People are killed on a daily basis. The economic suffering is terrible … absolute despair after nearly…



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Once more on the subject of “Spooks”

Following a special double episode of the hit BBC television series “Spooks” in which the bad guys turned out to be the Israeli Mossad (see my previous article) you’d think they would take a break….






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Israel at war: first thoughts

Most of the websites that I look at, the ones that largely share my political perspective, have been strangely silent over the last couple of days regarding recent developments in the Middle East — especially…