Category Archives: Nation states
(November 11, 2011) The EU was no noble experiment worth preserving, but the world’s grandest experiment in social engineering.
(October 28, 2011) Who should get Libya’s fabulous oil and gas wealth, an amount that could be equivalent to several million dollars per Libyan? Continue reading
If Assad is given the boot, the West should take charge and break it up. Continue reading
(July 27, 2011) There is something the Europeans, who assume a hypothetical, independent Palestine, have overlooked: Without Israeli good will, a Palestinian state couldn’t support itself. Continue reading
(June 6, 2011) Prior to the 1973-74 OPEC Oil Crisis, Israel was the darling of the left, extolled as a feisty, altruistic country that made socialism work in a hostile neighbourhood of Arab military dictatorships and Muslim theocracies. The liberal press defended Israel against those who objected to Israel’s existence. The liberal intelligentsia – Jew and non-Jew alike – sent their youth to Israeli kibbutzes, to be inspired by this utopian model of communal life where all recieved the same age, regardless of occupation. Continue reading