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  • Hamas_and_isis

    The West must defeat both ISIS and Hamas

    While the West now recognizes the seriousness of the Islamist threat, its leaders still don't understand that the menace is not simply ISIS and the so-called Caliphate state, but is embodied in other Islamist groups. The most blatant is Hamas with its mission to kill all Jews and destroy Israel

    by Michael Curtis - 25 August 2014
  • Shark_attack

    Sharks and Islamists: equally misunderstood?

    Sharkophobia and Islamophobia are equally absurd diversions. The prevalent theme is it’s not the shark’s fault that it attacked someone. Rather, humans are responsible for entering the shark’s domain, the ocean. Sound familiar?

    by Raymond Ibrahim - 24 August 2014
  • Eu_snouts_in_trough

    Retired Eurocrats get their snouts in the trough

    As British pensioners feel the pinch, there's no austerity in Brussels. The European Commission has been caught shamefully splashing out billions more to line the pockets of retired EU cronies

    by Luke Stanley - 24 August 2014
  • Angry_salmond

    The day the SNP abandoned its ‘civic’ nationalism

    As Scottish pro-independence campaigners stoop to new lows in smearing and intimidating their opponents, it is increasingly clear that whatever the referendum result Scotland is going to be a sharply polarized country

    by Tom Gallagher - 24 August 2014
  • Renzi_van_rompuy

    EU depression, Italian GDP magic, fiddled figures

    In the World Bank Economic Survey of Ease of Doing Business in 185 countries, Italy was 73rd, behind Azerbaijan. Britain was 7th. But wait for some EU magic with the figures and all will be fine. Won't it?

    by Tim Hedges - 22 August 2014
  • Hamas_summer_camp

    ISIS, Hamas, Muslim Brotherhood and Western delusions

    With a new report in mind, the startling delusions of top British diplomats about the Muslim Brotherhood mirror wider Western denial about the nexus between Hamas and ISIS, and the Islamist threat generally

    by Michael Curtis - 22 August 2014
  • Europe_nazis

    It's not 1933, but Europe is in for a heck of a bumpy ride

    Right across the EU there is rising anger and concern, not all of it exaggerated, about increasing numbers of adherents to a religion that is spreading jihad throughout large tracts of the planet. The economy is a mess. Anti-Semitism is back. Get ready for anything

    by Robin Mitchinson - 22 August 2014
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