Counter-terrorism regulation is having a
corrosive effect on charity banking worldwide. International banks, under
punitive US anti-terrorism laws, are increasingly terrified. And the real
losers are Muslims.
The US Air Force stood idly by as ISlL
swept towards Baghdad, but swiftly scrambled in August to launch airstrikes
to halt an unexpected advance towards Irbil – capital of the Kurdish Regional
The basis of Palestinian opposition to Israel’s actions has little to do with it being a Jewish state. Had it been a Hindu or a Buddhist state, the Palestinians would have been no less embittered. This article was a submission to the UK Parliamentary report into antisemitism emanating from the Middle East conflict, made in November 2014.
Last week the
European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg rejected a Polish appeal on CIA-prison
cases involving the violation of numerous human rights' guarantees on behalf of
two Guantanamo detainees. This was an important lesson.
Saudi Arabia must cover its tracks
by not only forcefully denouncing ISIS and JN but actively introducing stiffer
measures demonstrating that it is genuinely combating terrorism. How does this
play out in terms of royal power?
A los asesores de Obama no se les debió haber pasado por alto las enseñanzas del pasado: al castrismo, debieron razonar, no se lo derrota con la CIA sino con la SEARS, la famosa cadena comercial. English
Since the touchstone of a free speech regime is in
how well it protects speech that most find revolting, its defenders have to be
willing to speak also for those whose opinions they don’t find respectable.
right to offend, which the French secular republic with its long tradition of
anti-clericalist satire holds particularly dear, is in everyday conflict with
the values of the republic’s second largest religion.