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America lurches closer to a new war in Syria

After President Trump accused ‘Animal Assad’ of committing another chemical weapons attack, a fresh media clamour for Western intervention in Syria began. But is the President falling for another false flag? One year ago President Assad was universally condemned for his alleged chemical weapons attack, and President Trump responded by launching 57 symbolic cruiser missile… Continue reading America lurches closer to a new war in Syria

Islam

Our Responsibility to Criticize Islam

By William Kilpatrick “…Islam invites criticism. Given its bloody past and present, it would be highly irresponsible not to subject it to a searching analysis and critique. Such a critique would not aim at alienating Muslims (although some will inevitably be alienated), but at alerting likely victims of jihad. One of the basics that non-Muslims… Continue reading Our Responsibility to Criticize Islam

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The American- Australian alliance

In response to Donald Trump’s rise to the Presidency, former Australian Prime Minister Paul Keating, claimed it was time for Australia to withdraw from its alliance with the United States. “The foreign policy of Australia is basically we have tag-along rights to the US”, he said. “It’s time to cut the tag. It’s time to get out… Continue reading The American- Australian alliance