Current — Conflict in Syria

Current — Conflict in Syria

  • The Arab League: Den of Treason

    From an Al-Manar, the news organ of Hezbollah in Lebanon (Hezbollah is one of my favorite guerrilla armies) about the Arab League getting together to form its... Read more

    The 20 april 2015 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

    JayinPhiladelphiaDaily Kos is a popular American political blog whose purported purpose is to elect Democrats.However, certain of us familiar with the workings... Read more

    The 19 april 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Assbakistan Loses Another Homie

    Urban Dictionary hom·ie noun an acquaintance from one’s town or neighborhood, or a member of one’s peer group or gang. The Telegraph Male model from... Read more

    The 17 april 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Libya Or Tunisia: Who Needs the Other More?

    Hiba Safi is a CIPE-Atlas Corps Think Tank LINKS Fellow at the Tahrir Institute for Middle East PolicyDiplomatic Ties The Libyan conflict is not only causing... Read more

    The 17 april 2015 by   Center For International Private Enterprise
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, BUSINESS, POLITICS
  • Racist Heart

    geoffffAn old video but still catchy and true and it is important to keep Greens voters aware that there is a real issue with this party that can't be shrugged... Read more

    The 17 april 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • The Jewish Languages of the Jewish Diaspora

    Sam asks:Robert I should have asked you this before but I had forgotten it. This post jogged my memory. I read once…somewhere…that all Jewish languages were... Read more

    The 17 april 2015 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Fight the Good Fight

    FROM the Sea of Azov to Aleppo, fighters from the western Balkans are at war. So worried are their governments that laws have been passed to make fighting abroa... Read more

    The 17 april 2015 by   Stizzard
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • Links 16/4/15

    Politics: Is Iran's foreign policy revolutionary? After all, it’s not Ayatollah Khamenei who sent hundreds of thousands of troops to overthrow an Arab regime... Read more

    The 16 april 2015 by   Cathy Leaves
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, BOOKS, TV & VIDEO
  • Catholic Church’s Chief Exorcist: “ISIS is Satan”

    ISIS jihadists about to behead captive Coptic Christians Catholic News Agency reports today (April 15, 2015) that well-known Roman exorcist Father Gabriele... Read more

    The 15 april 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • An Insane Moment in Time

    Michael L.This is an insane moment in time.I am not sure that my late friend Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. could have imagined this scenario.I don't even think that... Read more

    The 14 april 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Green Party Blasts War As A Cultural Abomination

    Green Party Shadow Cabinet member David Swanson tells us that war is not a part of human nature, but is a cultural construct. The following is only a part of... Read more

    The 14 april 2015 by   Jobsanger
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Chemical Fabrications: East Ghouta and Syria’s Missing Children

    In my earlier articles – see appendix on the end – I claimed that there’s little dispute that a chemical agent was used in an Aug. Read more

    The 13 april 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS
  • Chemical Fabrications: East Ghouta and Syria’s Missing Children

    In my earlier articles – see appendix on the end – I claimed that there’s little dispute that a chemical agent was used in an Aug. Read more

    The 13 april 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Chemical Fabrications: East Ghouta and Syria’s Missing Children

    Ari Rusila:Some of my previous articles about Syria: Syria Chemical Weapons Attack – Whodunnit II Demolition Of CW Stockpiles Is Only Contributory Factor In... Read more

    The 13 april 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS
  • Charlie Foxtrot

    The situation in the region is unprecedented. For the first time since the World Wars, virtually every country from Libya to Afghanistan is involved in a... Read more

    The 07 april 2015 by   Cathy Leaves
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, BOOKS, TV & VIDEO
  • Revisiting Neanysa, François Didier’s Imaginary Ancient City

    Invisible Bordeaux first encountered the sculptor François Didier in 2014 when researching the three bronze plans-reliefs which have been positioned in central... Read more

    The 06 april 2015 by   Invisiblebordeaux
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • French Connexion: Le Pen's Grotesque Words Aside, Should Loyalty Become an...

    This is my latest column for The Connexion, the monthly newspaper for English speakers in France. It was written, of course, before Marine Le Pen's attempt to... Read more

    The 02 april 2015 by   Colin Randall
    CULTURE, TRAVEL
  • Links 2/4/15

    Politics:"ISIS hardly fits that description, and indeed, although it uses terrorism as a tactic, it is not really a terrorist organization at all. Read more

    The 02 april 2015 by   Cathy Leaves
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, BOOKS, TV & VIDEO
  • Is Life in the First World Dependent on Imperialism?

    Jason Y writes:I can’t see an alternative where a “kind and gentle”, “non-exploitative” 1st world exists. The “easy life” of the 1st world is made possible... Read more

    The 01 april 2015 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Oil Tankers Move Through Bab el-Mandeb, Arabic for “Gate of Tears”

    In local market, if you are to buy a kg of brinjals and are surprised with their latest price, the reasoning could be a ‘lorry strike’ or somethingelse happenin... Read more

    The 01 april 2015 by   Sampathkumar Sampath
    SOCIETY
  • The Muslims Who Leave France for Middle East, Going Nowhere Near ISIL

    Tarek Boughediri's project: http://oummanity.com/ I enjoyed writing this story. The French Muslims I describe have made or hope to make the same journey I took... Read more

    The 31 march 2015 by   Colin Randall
    CULTURE, TRAVEL
  • Syria: What About the Children?

    This is 4 year old Hudea who lives in the Atmeh refugee camp in Syria.Her picture has gone viral on social media the last few days. The photo was taken by... Read more

    The 31 march 2015 by   Susanduclos
    ECONOMICS, SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • The Sucker's Game

    Michael L.{Originally published at the Elder of Ziyon.}If you are smoking a cigarette, pondering your seven-deuce off-suit in the hole, and looking around the... Read more

    The 30 march 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Archeologists - Jewish Exodus From Egypt Never Happened

    (Cartoon image of Jewish slaves in Egypt is from ReligiousCriticism.com.) I saw part of a cable TV program the other night where scientists were bending over... Read more

    The 29 march 2015 by   Jobsanger
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Wrapping up the Week – March 28, 2015

    A light snow has fallen all day. I’m sitting on the couch watching the flakes dance with abandon, blown by the wind, just doing what snow flakes do. I smile in... Read more

    The 28 march 2015 by   Marilyngardner5
    RELIGION, SELF EXPRESSION
  • U.S. National Guardsman Plotted Military Attack on Illinois Armory in Name of...

    Foxes are guarding the hen house in Obama’s America. Three days ago, on March 25, 2015, an Illinois National Guardsman and his cousin were arrested for... Read more

    The 28 march 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • On Rights, Peace and the Power Of Truth

    geoffffOnce to every man and nation comes the moment to decide,In the strife of Truth with Falsehood, for the good or evil side. Read more

    The 27 march 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • A New Political System Is Emerging (And It Ain't Democracy)

    The following post was written by Tom Engelhardt (pictured) and posted on his own website (TomDispatch.com). It was reposted at Moyers and Company. Read more

    The 26 march 2015 by   Jobsanger
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Praying with the Desert Fathers and Mothers

    WHO WERE THE DESERT FATHERS AND MOTHERS?Egyptian monks, although later moved to Palestine. Flourished between 250-407. By 300, there were 10000 monks and 20000... Read more

    The 25 march 2015 by   Malcolmdrogers
    SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Military Investigating Threat Posed by Islamic State Hit List of US Troops

    The JV team… Stars and Stripes: The U.S. military on Monday was urging caution on social media while completing notifications of 100 troops who were publicly... Read more

    The 24 march 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • A Further Response to Volleyboy1

    Michael L.I took Volleboy1 up on his offer to read one of his previous articles, Going Left to Center – A personal journey, published at his blog in the Times o... Read more

    The 23 march 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Currency War’s Prize: Privilege to Print “World Reserve Currency”?

    Salvador Dali: a surrealist artist for a surreal currency[courtesy Google Images]Salvador Dali (1904-1989) was one of the world’s premier surrealist artists. Read more

    The 22 march 2015 by   Adask
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Save The Date

    Ayyam Gallery Beirut is pleased to announce Drawings on Paper, the forthcoming solo show of Syrian painter Nihad Al Turk.Featuring a new body of work, the... Read more

    The 21 march 2015 by   Rasha M.
    FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Budget Differences - President, House, Senate, Prog. Caucus

    Public Opinion: What Do Americans Want?President ObamaHouse Budget CommitteeSenate Budget CommitteeHouse Congressional Progressive Caucus Domestic... Read more

    The 21 march 2015 by   Jobsanger
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • US Intel Report Drops Iran From Terror Threat List

    Bradford Thomas The most recent unclassified version of the Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Communities removed Iran and its proxy group... Read more

    The 20 march 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Daily Mail on Top Form

    From The Daily Mail: * Jamila and Jalila Henry, 21, are identical twin sisters from south London * Convert Jamila has been caught travelling to Syria on her... Read more

    The 20 march 2015 by   Markwadsworth
    DEBATE
  • No Muslims Involved. Oops! Muslims Were Involved.

    Boston Media gets it wrong again Boston Strong? In a typical brain fart, Boston’s Channel 5 declares no muslim involvement in viscous terror attack. The screen... Read more

    The 19 march 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • ACLU Files New Lawsuit Over Obama Administration Drone 'Kill List'

    Link provided by George Jefferson As the US debates expanding its campaign against the Islamic State beyond Iraq and Syria, the leading US civil liberties... Read more

    The 18 march 2015 by   Mikeb302000
    DEBATE
  • Radical Right Wing Jews Engage in Voter Intimidation in the Israel 2015 Elections

    Isn't the threat of axe beheading voter intimidation? Israel has been increasingly an intolerant, racist apartheid-practicing theocracy rather than a genuine... Read more

    The 17 march 2015 by   Doggone
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • El Mundo of Spain: When Type Tells the Story Best

    After 194 days in captivity in Syria, two Spanish journalists have returned home. El Mundo’s Sunday front page is a fantastic example of using type as a main... Read more

    The 17 march 2015 by   Themarioblog
    SOCIAL MEDIA, MEDIA, TECH
  • The Islamic State Under Pressure

    Michael L.It is an unusual coalition of forces that are gathering to challenge Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's Islamic State fighters in Tikrit. Read more

    The 11 march 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • "It's Bureaucracy Gone Mad"

    I know a thing or two about bureaucracy, jobwise. There are parts of the government that function smoothly and are well thought through, some parts are Catch... Read more

    The 10 march 2015 by   Markwadsworth
    DEBATE
  • Lies, Part II: Gallup Head Says Unemployment Rate is “A Big Lie”

    According to UnemploymentData.com, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently reported the Unemployment rates for January A.D. 2015 as... Read more

    The 10 march 2015 by   Adask
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • ISIS Unveiled

    Michael L.{Originally posted at the Elder of Ziyon.}In an important conversation concerning the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), between... Read more

    The 09 march 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • My Sunday EOZ Column: ISIS Unveiled

    Michael L.It will be a discussion of part one of the VICE News documentary entitled, The Spread of the Caliphate: The Islamic State. Read more

    The 08 march 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • International Woman’s Day 2015 – “Make It Happen”

    Today is International Woman’s Day. Yearly a day is set aside to honor women around the world, but also to bring attention to areas where changed needs to... Read more

    The 08 march 2015 by   Marilyngardner5
    RELIGION, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Wrapping up the Week – March 7, 2015

    While you read this, I will be sitting with a group of people I’ve never met, but with whom I have a great deal in common. I am at the Families in Global... Read more

    The 07 march 2015 by   Marilyngardner5
    RELIGION, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Jihadi John/Mohammed Emwazi/Little Mo: How Evil is Made

    The simple truth is that hardly anyone except Mohammed Emwazi knows how he went from being a fairly unremarkable London kid to practising or glorying in serial... Read more

    The 05 march 2015 by   Colin Randall
    CULTURE, TRAVEL
  • Jihadi Janes

    With the remorseless horror in the Middle East being played out on our screens every day at 6pm, it’s hard to make sense of the senseless. Read more

    The 04 march 2015 by   Jackscott
    DIARIES, EXPAT, SELF EXPRESSION
  • The Daily Kos Reaction to THE SPEECH (Part Deux)

    Michael L.I was going to move on, but this is too much fun to let pass so easily.I think that I want to start, this morning, with the piece written by fladem... Read more

    The 04 march 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • 5 Quick Political Facts for Today (3/2/15)

    Can’t avoid the impending Iran deal and the circus now around it but more good news on gay marriage. Climate change was a contributing factor to the war inside... Read more

    The 02 march 2015 by   Paul Phillips
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS
  • Give 'Em Hell, Bibi!

    Michael L.During the 1948 presidential campaign, Harry Truman toured the country attacking Republicans and putting forth his own views on what was best for... Read more

    The 28 february 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • The Real Reason for Venezuela’s Economic Problems

    This video shows the truth about Venezuela’s economic problems. In short, the economic problems are being caused 100% by the Venezuelan capitalists and the... Read more

    The 28 february 2015 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • King of Comedy

    There are some people you meet in your lifewho make a huge impact on the direction you take; you can’t imagine what would’ve happened if your paths had not... Read more

    The 27 february 2015 by   Janmcinnis
    HUMOR
  • Honour the Struggle

    I’m sitting with a younger friend in my home. It’s warm and we are talking over hot drinks. She and I share so much in terms of our background. Both raised in... Read more

    The 26 february 2015 by   Marilyngardner5
    RELIGION, SELF EXPRESSION
  • The Bethnal Green Three: What Would Any Modern Teenage Girl See in ISIL?

    The phenomenon of young western Muslims being drawn to Syria by the slick propaganda of ISIL is a source of deep concern. Recruitment still represents a... Read more

    The 26 february 2015 by   Colin Randall
    CULTURE, TRAVEL
  • ANP Hot News.....Around the Web

    By Susan Duclos Links to Hot News.... Around the Web, via All News PipeLine RMB May Be Alternative Major Currency For BRICSChristians Flee ISIS After Syria... Read more

    The 26 february 2015 by   Susanduclos
    ECONOMICS, SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Links 25/2/15

    Politics: If ISIS is claiming to be Islamic, they will have to construct their claim for legitimacy and their law on precedence, but how they understand that... Read more

    The 25 february 2015 by   Cathy Leaves
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, BOOKS, TV & VIDEO
  • John Cantlie: the Unimaginable Ordeal of a Decent Man

    Is there yet a chance ISIL will spare the life of John Cantlie? The last known western hostage has made a series of videos in which the production skills and... Read more

    The 24 february 2015 by   Colin Randall
    CULTURE, TRAVEL
  • Homeland Security Chief Says We Should “give Voice to the Plight of Muslims” as...

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a cabinet-level department of the federal government which is charged with the primary responsibilities of... Read more

    The 24 february 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • "World Is Being Run By. . .Imbeciles Who Are Putting Us On"

    The following article was written by Green Party Shadow Cabinet member David Swanson. I believe he has a valid point. One of my favorite things that Mark Twain... Read more

    The 24 february 2015 by   Jobsanger
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Dabiq # 1: Khilafa Declared

    Michael L. Dabiq is the official recruiting magazine of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. In order to understand this group, we need to understand how they... Read more

    The 23 february 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Still, Japan Should Proceed Proactive Pacifism to Suppress ISIS and Iran

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s trip to the Middle East spurred criticism from the opposition and some opinion leaders, as ISIS broadcasted videos of... Read more

    The 23 february 2015 by   Shahalexander
    SOCIETY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • ANP Hot News.....Around the Web

    By Susan Duclos Links to Hot News.... Around the Web, via All News PipeLine Republicans To Investigate Data Tampering By NASABlack Middle-Schooler Slams Obama I... Read more

    The 23 february 2015 by   Susanduclos
    ECONOMICS, SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Analysis: 2014 Gaza Conflict

    During last Gaza conflict – on summer 2014 – I wrote about some peculiarities in then ongoing operation “Protective Edge” (Peculiarities of Operation... Read more

    The 23 february 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Analysis: 2014 Gaza Conflict

    During last Gaza conflict – on summer 2014 – I wrote about some peculiarities in then ongoing operation “Protective Edge” (Peculiarities of Operation... Read more

    The 23 february 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS
  • Obama Downplays Blood-thirsty ISIS but Targets Right-wing Americans as...

    The jihadists who call themselves the Islamic State (formerly ISIS or ISIL) are Islamic fundamentalists who, convinced that the apocalypse is imminent and that... Read more

    The 22 february 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • The Sunday Review | Zeitoun - Dave Eggers

    The true story of one family, caught between America’s two biggest policy disasters: the war on terror and the response to Hurricane Katrina.Abdulrahman and... Read more

    The 22 february 2015 by   Mle_vnc
    CULTURE, BOOKS
  • Trying Understanding Ongoing Crisis in Libya and the Region

    By Dan GlazebrookThe original title of the author’s article is :“Egypt is calling the West’s bluff over its phony war on ISIS. Read more

    The 21 february 2015 by   Therisingcontinent
    SOCIETY
  • Major U.S. Magazine Breaks with Obama Admin by Calling ISIS Islamic and...

    Dr. Eowyn:This is VERY IMPORTANT, sobering, and downright frightening, so please make time to read it. The West has become so secular and post-modern... Read more

    The 21 february 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Dabiq Magazine

    Michael L.Most westerners only first heard of the Islamic State (or ISIS or ISIL) - and its joyous psycho-sexual orgy of beheadings and crucifixions and... Read more

    The 20 february 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • A Mother’s Grief; A Father’s Pain

    Three hours south of Cairo, in a small town rarely heard of until this past Sunday, families grieve. Thirteen of the men murdered by ISIS are from this... Read more

    The 19 february 2015 by   Marilyngardner5
    RELIGION, SELF EXPRESSION
  • NATO Is Getting Worried About the Information War

    I guess maybe NATO isn’t winning the information war after all.Latvia and Estonia, two criminal NATO states who commit regular crimes against their Russian... Read more

    The 19 february 2015 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Why Is Syria So Anti-Israel?

    James Schipper writes:Syria isn’t hostile to Israel because of the Palestinians but because of the Golan Heights. I think that the Syrians would have been much... Read more

    The 19 february 2015 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • The Deliberate Destruction Of America

    By Susan Duclos, via All News PipeLine There is no doubt many people will see the headline and ask, "why would the US President deliberately try to destroy... Read more

    The 18 february 2015 by   Susanduclos
    ECONOMICS, SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Top General: Muslims Have Infiltrated The White House?

    By Susan Duclos, via All News PipeLine For those asking themselves why Barack Obama neglected to mention the 21 Egyptians recently beheaded by ISIS were... Read more

    The 18 february 2015 by   Susanduclos
    ECONOMICS, SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • The West Hates Assad Because He Is Against Israel

    BBC:Bashar talked about reform. He seemed to be a break with the past. Western leaders tried to befriend him. Tony Blair considered giving him an honorary... Read more

    The 18 february 2015 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • The Title of the ISIS Coptic Christian Beheading Video is One Needing to Be...

    That title is "A Message Signed With Blood To The Nation Of The Cross." It's a message the White House dared not acknowledge as evidenced by their rather weak... Read more

    The 17 february 2015 by   Brutallyhonest
    SOCIETY
  • “The Blood of Our Christian Brothers is a Witness That Cries Out”

    That and much more from Pope Francis earlier today on the murder of 21 Coptic Egyptian Christians in Libya by ISIL radicals: Pope Francis on Monday condemned th... Read more

    The 16 february 2015 by   Brutallyhonest
    SOCIETY
  • Compare ISIS and Saudi Arabia

    Compare and contrast.I am looking here, and I don’t see a whole lot of differences between the two of them. Of course, ISIS has always been a Saudi project. It... Read more

    The 16 february 2015 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • The Mass Exodus of Kosovo Albanians

    “Kosovo, alles Scheiße. Serbien, auch Scheiße. Deutschland, das ist gut. Da kann man arbeiten, fünf Euro die Stunde, egal ob schwarz oder nicht, es ist besser. Read more

    The 14 february 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • The Mass Exodus of Kosovo Albanians

    “Kosovo, alles Scheiße. Serbien, auch Scheiße. Deutschland, das ist gut. Da kann man arbeiten, fünf Euro die Stunde, egal ob schwarz oder nicht, es ist besser. Read more

    The 14 february 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS
  • Slightly Over Half Of Public Supports The War Authorization

    The charts above were made from a new NBC News / Marist Poll -- done on February 11th and 12th of a random national sample of 603 adults, with a margin of... Read more

    The 14 february 2015 by   Jobsanger
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Modern Koans – What About Syria?

    Modern Koans is an ongoing series that recognizes that good questions are often more important then their answers.The riddles of God are more satisfying than th... Read more

    The 13 february 2015 by   Andrew Furst
    SPIRITUALITY, TECH, POLITICS
  • Obama Wants To Increase U.S. Participation In Iraq/Syria

    I don't know about you, but I find this very troubling. President Obama asked Congress on Wednesday to formally authorize the use of American military power in... Read more

    The 13 february 2015 by   Jobsanger
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Arab Terrorists Attack Jewish Kindergarten in Jerusalem

    Michael L.Writing in Arutz Sheva, Ari Yashar tells us:On Wednesday morning a gang of Arab terrorists descended upon the Jewish neighborhood's kindergarten,... Read more

    The 11 february 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • EU Set to Spend €1bn in Aid to Counter Islamic State

    The EU commission wants to invest another €1 billion of aid in Iraq and Syria over the next two years as part of a broader effort to counter Islamic State. Read more

    The 11 february 2015 by   Stizzard
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • President's Speech Was Factual (And Constitutional)

    A few days ago, President Obama gave a speech at a Washington prayer breakfast. And right-wingers and evangelicals have been whining and howling ever since. The... Read more

    The 11 february 2015 by   Jobsanger
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • An Appeal to the Pope on Behalf of the Creatures in the Cosmos

    I’ve got another post at 3 Quarks Daily, Charlie Keil’s Simple Appeal to the Pope on Behalf of the Future. Here’s a conversation Charlie and I have been having... Read more

    The 10 february 2015 by   Bbenzon
    PHILOSOPHY, SOCIETY, CULTURE
  • ISIS, Jordan and Prophecy

    Jordan is much in the news today, due to the horrific killing of its downed pilot. The world became aware of the pilot's killing because the Muslim terror... Read more

    The 07 february 2015 by   Elizabethprata
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY
  • Yerba Mate Traditions in Lebanon and Syria

    It is not at all unusual to see yerba mate being consumed in South American cities like Buenos Aires, Montevideo and Assunción. It´s a fact. Read more

    The 07 february 2015 by   Yerbamateblog
    DRINK, FOOD & DRINK
  • Creating a New Educational Paradigm for a War-Ravaged Country

    Making a difference in an environment like Syria is not an easy task. Decades of authoritarian rule have quashed civic life and discouraged young Syrians from... Read more

    The 06 february 2015 by   Center For International Private Enterprise
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, BUSINESS, POLITICS
  • Democracy Has Survived in Tunisia, But What Comes Next?

    Photo: instagram.com/dismalden Hiba Safi is a CIPE-Atlas Corps Think Tank LINKS Fellow at the Tahrir Institute for Middle East PolicyAfter decades of... Read more

    The 06 february 2015 by   Center For International Private Enterprise
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, BUSINESS, POLITICS
  • "The Scope of the Problem is Huge"

    At some point, the world will have to unite to kill these butchers: Islamic State militants are selling abducted Iraqi children at markets as sex slaves, and... Read more

    The 05 february 2015 by   Brutallyhonest
    SOCIETY
  • Jordan's King To Bomb ISIS In Syria - Himself!

    By All News PipeLine AMAZING story unfolding out of Jordan! We've just learned of this extremely interesting story via Iraqi News and Ahmed Hussein. Read more

    The 05 february 2015 by   Susanduclos
    ECONOMICS, SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Sins of The Fathers – Purged by Fire

    As the Media Trilobites once again flounder about trying to bring their version of the “news” to the viewer, the coverage of the latest big event involving the... Read more

    The 05 february 2015 by   Ingrafted
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Hey,Bam: Maybe It's Those Pesky Presbyterians Again

    BH, our man in Sydney, Australia, is a fan of Tim Blair, columnist of Sydney's The Telegraph, who wrote today: "Following the burning alive of a captured... Read more

    The 04 february 2015 by   Hughvw
    POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Second Flowering

    Years I have waited for my Second Flowering to commence. Once I had shed the scent of Napisan, I thought, I would rise resplendent from the mire of motherhood... Read more

    The 03 february 2015 by   Middleagedmatron
    DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • The Expat Girls Do Lunch: Shocking Tales

    While living abroad in various foreign climes, I do lunch with friends, just like I would do at home. Have something nice to eat, do some chatting and... Read more

    The 31 january 2015 by   Miss Footloose
    EXPAT, TRAVEL
  • False Flag Attacks with Emphasis on the Syrian Chemical Weapons Case and Two...

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