Billy Graham with Obama

The Straw That Broke the Camel’s Back?

I have never forgotten a political cartoon that appeared in the midst of the Watergate impeachment investigation. It caricatured the strange relationship evangelical Christians...
Uyghur-China Dialogue

Uyghurs – the victims of Hanification

Chairman Mao tried to sell the Marxist-Leninist thought to solve the ethnic problem in his multi-ethnic country (PRC). Not only did the CCP (Chinese...

Crisis of credibility for Indian mainstream media: Long live journalism

In the time of the world wide web,  where consumers become habituate with various free internet proving services, the news itself becomes the victim...
Uyghur-China Dialogue

The Han Supremacists of China

Sinicization is defined as bringing people who are not of Chinese descent under the influence of Chinese culture. Truly speaking, it is a process...
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A Strident Call for a Total Overhaul at the UN General...

In the midst of simmering global tensions in this year's 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) meeting in New York staged many of the...
Statue of Liberty with lower Manhattan in the background

Our Democracy in Crisis?

I don't know which metaphor to use to describe the current crisis in our politics because so many come to mind. Are we at...
Bernie Sanders

Bernie’s Heart. And Ours.

Along with being where all blood goes, the heart is an enduring metaphor. As Bernie Sanders recovers from a heart attack, now might be...
The Knesset

Why Israel is struggling to find a way out of its...

It would be a grave mistake to assume that the continuing political deadlock in Israel – with neither incumbent prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor...
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MoveOn’s Phony New Campaign for ‘Protecting Whistleblowers’

All of a sudden, MoveOn wants to help "national security" whistleblowers. Well, some of them, anyway. After many years of carefully refusing to launch a single...

The Roots of Hong Kong’s Crisis

Hong Kong, the pearl of the East, yet lives in such a turmoil. The ongoing political crisis and massive protests have drawn a large...
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The 74th UNGA highlights the ‘disquiet’ world we live in

The 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) opened the past week amid simmering tension in the Middle East over recent attacks on...
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It’s Israeli Policy, Stupid

Much to the consternation of Western liberals, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has invited Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to take the first crack at assembling...
Cape Town - South Africa

Clover Sellout To Israel: Tribunal’s Green Light Conflicts With Human Rights

Much to the disappointment of South Africa's trade unions and human rights organizations, the Competition Tribunal (CT) has ignored their objections by handing...
Joe Biden

To Joe Biden, Trump’s Potential Successor Mike Pence “Is a Decent...

When Joe Biden told an audience that Mike Pence "is a decent guy," Pence had already been vice president for more than two years....
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United Nations Parade of World Leaders: A Circus Where Whip Is...

The annual gathering of global leaders at the United Nations has yet again lit up New York's elite hotels and busy thoroughfares. Though the...
The Knesset

The Only Way Israelis Can Form a Government: Betrayal

As expected, the outcome of Israel's second national election was as murky as the first round in April. During the next few weeks, Israeli...
Benjamin Netanyahu

Israelis have shown Netanyahu the door – Can he inflict more...

For most Israelis, the general election on Tuesday was about one thing and one thing only. Not the economy, nor the occupation, nor even...
Sahara

Zionist Footprints in Africa: A Case Study of Chad

Chad is the fifth largest nation on the African continent with an estimated land area of 1.28million square kilometers. It is also one of...
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No Policy Changes following Israeli Elections

Israel enters a prolonged and complex process of coalition-building following the failure of Likud's Bibi Netanyahu or Benny Gantz's Blue and White party's to...
Joe Biden

The ‘Official Secrets’ Movie vs. Joe Biden’s Lies About the Iraq...

Joe Biden's recent efforts to deny his record of support for invading Iraq are marvels of evasion, with falsehoods that have been refuted by one well-documented appraisal after another after another....