Looking for an Earthquake

There is a lot more that I could say on this subject of why the Palestinians don’t understand Israel and the Israelis. I suspect that we could write a book on the subject and barely scratch the surface. After all, the Arab-Israeli conflict is a reflection of the human condition. It’s all about the good … Read more

Remember Hitler?

You cannot satisfy Evil. It is insatiable and a bottomless pit. Remember Hitler? All that he wanted was the German-speaking parts of Czechoslovakia. The West was uncomfortable about this. They felt that they were abandoning a friend in central Europe, but they reasoned that they needed to neutralize Hitler. They reasoned that the ‘greatest good … Read more

Enter the Mahdaviat

Enter the Mahdaviat. We’ve talked about the Nazism at the roots of the Palestinian national movement. We’ve hinted at the genocidal racism at the roots of other Sunni radicals. But, what about the Shia? What lies at the root of Shiite radical Islam? Something far, far more frightening than neo-Nazi ideology. When dealing with Nazis, … Read more

About the Father of Palestinian Nationalism

I find it interesting that the Grand Mufti, Amin al-Husseini (also spelled al-Husayni) participated – either activily or passively – in the Armenian genocide of 1915 to 1916. Based on when/where/what he was at the time, there was just no way that he couldn’t have played an active role in the murder of 1.5 million Orthodox Christians by … Read more