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Europe vs the Jews: Then and now

Europe vs the Jews: Then and now

By Ed Koch The war against the Jews — and against the State of Israel — continues unabated. For the past year, Israel has been subjected to rocket bombardments directed at its cities including Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv. A million Israeli civilians in Southern Israel had their lives disrupted as 8,000 rockets rained down on them […]

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How China is boosting Egypt in the Mideast, amid fading U.S. influence

How China is boosting Egypt in the Mideast, amid fading U.S. influence

By Fariborz Saremi The Middle East with its vast energy resources and vital geopolitical position is of crucial importance for all the major powers, both east and west. It is also the site of strong anti-American sentiment and therefore might prove to be an excellent location for China to challenge America’s pre-eminent global role. The […]

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Another 'leading-from-behind-triumph': Syria's 'nationalist' disaster makes way for something worse

Another 'leading-from-behind-triumph': Syria's 'nationalist' disaster makes way for something worse

By Sol W. Sanders Whatever develops out of the bloody, chaotic mess Syria has become, it is unlikely that the short-term outcome will be good or the long-term prospects much brighter. One has only to recall the dozens of post-World War II coups that preceded the arrival of the Assad/Alawite/Baathist dictatorship in 1970, a dictatorship […]