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Robert Kuttner

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Mitigating Merkel's Mischief

Robert Kuttner | Posted August 31, 2012

If Europe continues its steady march to financial depression and collapse of the Euro, no politician will be more to blame than German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Sharon Memis

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We're Not Just Talking About Islam

Sharon Memis | Posted August 31, 2012

It's important to recognise the diverse backgrounds that constitute our national cultures in contemporary society. As Mark Hammond of the Equality and Human Rights Commission writes, "It is indisputable that Britain has benefited for centuries from its own Muslim heritage. There is much more to be gained from the sharing of culture and art, humour and humility."
Eric Kaufmann

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Numbers Count: Why Religious Population Growth Underpins the Islamist Surge

Eric Kaufmann | Posted August 31, 2012

The victory of the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi in Egypt's presidential elections, and the strong showing of fundamentalist Salafis in legislative elections, completes a wave of Islamist electoral success that began in Tunisia and has swept the Arab world. One day soon, Islamist regimes may hold sway in an unbroken arc from Morocco to Turkey.
Thor Halvorssen

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Cuba, Russia, and China Shut Down UN Human Rights Discussion About Venezuela

Thor Halvorssen | Posted August 31, 2012

Already, Venezuela has indicated it wishes to leave the highest human rights court in the Western Hemisphere -- the Inter-American Court for Human Rights. Why? Because it loses, time and time and time again.
David Harris

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Iran, Israel, and the Bomb

David Harris | Posted August 31, 2012

When I first saw the headline in the current issue (July/August 2012) of Foreign Affairs -- "Why Iran Should Get the Bomb" -- I thought there was a typo. Surely it was meant to read "Why Iran Should Get the Bomb -- Not!" But then I remembered that this bimonthly...
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

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Israel's Least Appreciated Prime Minister

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted February 12, 2013

I'm not sure which is sadder, that Yitzhak Shamir died or that people didn't really know that he was still alive. For Shamir certainly was Israel's least appreciated Prime Minister amid presiding over some of the state's greatest achievements. He kept the people safe.