Palestine: ‘Peace Talks’ Under a Cloud of Madness

Palestine: ‘Peace Talks’ Under a Cloud of Madness

By Benny Asman”Once they understand Israelis are here to stay and only growing stronger day by day, they will give up” These were the words delivered by Naftali Bennet, executive director of the Yesha Council on the West Bank, commenting the new so called peace talks...

On Post Modernism | by Aijaz Ahmed

The first difficulty in talking about ‘postmodernism’ is that it is a very imprecise word, with shifting meanings in different contexts. Logically, it should be regarded as the ‘post-’ of ‘modernism’—as something that happens after modernism per se. Now, the term...

Egypt’s sectarian playing field | by Asef Bayat

Many no doubt wondered what had happened to the celebrated revolution of civility, to the Tahrir of sacrifice and solidarity, as they watched the violent collisions between Christians and Muslims in Egypt over the past few weeks. Disturbing certainly, but they were...