Palestine and the Other Philby

This reading of history is substantially but not wholly based on Elizabeth Monroe’s book Philby of Arabia (London: Quartet Books, 1973). With the exception of Kim Philby’s references to his wife, his father, and his […]

The Zionist War without End

A reiteration of the war on Palestine, on the Arab world, on the Muslim world, on international law and human rights. There is no other way to describe the Trump-Kushner-Netanyahu ‘deal.’ Media comment centers on […]

AIPAC Folds Its Tents for Another Year

Another AIPAC conference has ended in Washington. Another four days of tub-tumping, chest-beating and rapturous standing applause has ended. Another four days of deceit and delusion has ended. Another four days of fervent declarations of […]

A Contrast in Murders

In late January Aiia al Maasarwe, initially described in the Australian media as an ‘Israeli student’, then as an ‘Arab Israeli’ but never as a Palestinian, the correct description, was murdered in Melbourne. Aiia, a […]

Yes, What about Yemen?

After the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, many are asking ‘But what about Yemen?’ Yes, indeed, what about Yemen, but what about Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, and Somalia?   What about Egypt in 1956, what about […]