The attempts of the British government to justify the UK’s political, economic and military relations with Saudi Arabia are becoming ever more groundless and unconvincing.…View More Britain Doesn’t Need Saudi Anymore. It’s Time to Move on.
My curiosity in the nature of the men powering the Islamic State (IS), grew out of a line from Philip Zimbardo’s book, The Lucifer Effect.…View More Moving Parts: A Look at Where Islamic State Gets its Man and Machine Power From
The Islamic State (or, alternatively, ISIS or ISIL) is considered to be the richest terror organization in the world; as of June 2014, it was…View More ISIS’ Looting Economy: Financial and Cultural Implications
The conflict between Israel and Palestine is nothing new, but the escalation last summer was tremendously significant. It began with the kidnapping and murder of…View More Will This Ceasefire Hold?
A millennium ago, the Middle East and its great cities such as Baghdad and Damascus led in the creation of many innovations that came to…View More The Non-Islamic Non-State