INSURGENT ISLAM

With flames of revolution raising high in the skies of the Arab (or Moslem?) universe, we can only contemn the interpretation “populations are struggling for democracy and civil/human rights”. Those populations hate their despicable despots, yes. They will enjoy ‘liberation’ (whatever liberation will mean), of course. But too many millions have no prospect of work.… Continua a leggere INSURGENT ISLAM

UNKNOWN ARABIA

Recently the Saudi government in Riyad placed an order for planes, helicopters and other weapons which possibly was the largest single war contract in peacetime. A shame indeed, when the Saudi armed forces are already well equipped for killing purposes beyond any probable need. That government has enemies, yes, beginning with Al Qaeda. But the… Continua a leggere UNKNOWN ARABIA