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Archive | August 16, 2012

circular-reasoning

Conspiracies, Cults and Circularity

I regard Gilad Atzmon as one of Israel’s most effective critics. But I criticized his speculation that the killing of seven people by a Muslim terrorist in France in March this year, was an Israeli ‘false flag’ operation (1). Note that his guess was tentative. He didn’t say Israeli involvement was likely. But why would […]

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What is Zionism?

-  its history and role over the past 150 years Zionism is, according to its own prominent figures, a religious/political movement the aim of which is to create a socialistic model state for Jews in the land of Palestine where Mount Zion is located. Its roots are found in Judaism and in the middle of the […]

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Putin on a recent trip to Israel

Russia in the Middle East: Return of a superpower?

The US “withdrawal” from Iraq last year and the planned “withdrawal” from Afghanistan in 2014 cannot help but change the face of Central Asia and the Middle East. But how does Russia fit in, asks Eric Walberg The world is living through a veritable slow-motion earthquake. If things go according to plan, the US obsession […]

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