Remembering to Forget - November Eleventh’s Collective Amnesia

Remembering to Forget - November Eleventh’s Collective Amnesia

As published in the Victoria Standard: November 8, 2016.

Haitian disaster assistance: aid or long-overdue debt?

Haitian disaster assistance: aid or long-overdue debt?

As published in The Hill Times: Oct 19, 2016

Every time Haiti suffers a natural disaster the mainstream media reflexively laments the political corruption blocking Western aid to the island’s sick and injured. Unfortunately, dominant commentary on Haiti, a former “slave republic”, lacks depth and historical context.

Questioning Shimon Peres’ Legacy

Questioning Shimon Peres’ Legacy

Like many older Israelis, Shimon Peres was a Polish national who immigrated to the new Jewish colony underway in Palestine. While European anti-Semitism was a major factor in the mass Jewish exit from Poland; the Zionist enterprise was active long before Hitler’s birth and the eventual rise of Nazism.

Highland Scots Experience Parallels Palestinian Case

Highland Scots Experience Parallels Palestinian Case

As published in the Victoria Standard: September 13, 2016

Barrigar’s Middle East Dualism Devoid of Nuance

Barrigar’s Middle East Dualism Devoid of Nuance

As published in Unpublished Ottawa: August 26, 2016.

http://unpublishedottawa.com/letter/90677/barrigar%E2%80%99s-middle-east...

Trump Infuriates U.S. Israeli Lobby

Trump Infuriates U.S. Israeli Lobby

As published in the Victoria Standard: August 6, 2016.

In spite of his divisive rhetoric on U.S. domestic issues; Donald Trump’s public statements on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are surprisingly sensible. Reasonable enough, in fact; to infuriate the Israeli lobby and its neoconservative agents in the Republican Party who adhere to a policy of Israeli exceptionalism.

Reality of U.S. Record on Cuba

Reality of U.S. Record on Cuba

As published in Adbusters: Issue 126-Volume 24-Number 4: July/August 2016 and the Victoria Standard: April 11, 2016.

Israeli Legitimacy and the BDS Movement

Israeli Legitimacy and Condemnation of the BDS Movement

As published in the Victoria Standard: April 25, 2016

Iran Justified in Opposing Inspections

Iran Justified in Opposing Inspections

As published in the Washington Report on the Middle East: October, 2015.

Kissinger’s Khmer Killing Fields

Kissinger’s Khmer Killing Fields

As published in the Victoria Standard: March 14, 2016

After learning that RCMP officers in Cambodia have been pursuing war crimes investigations concerning three former members of the Khmer Rouge; I couldn’t help but remember Henry Kissinger’s orders to the U.S. Air Force prior to 1973’s massive and illegal bombing campaign against Cambodia and Laos: “…anything that flies on anything that moves.”

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