Showing results for "2 march"

What is Aleppo!

  • The forum showcasing Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump held at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in Manhattan last Wednesday was meant to be a dry run for their highly anticipated debates later this month, formally set to begin Sept. 26.Here’s the former secretary of state assuring the...
·

Nostalgia for the absolute

  • The indomitable Donald Trump continues to soldier on, undefeated in his battle to win his party’s nomination at its convention in Cleveland in the third week of July.Last Tuesday, in what was dubbed unofficially the “other Super Tuesday,” after the official one on March 1, he effortlessly won the...
·

Walls, ghettos... Jewish archetype

  • The Palestinians, especially those in the West Bank, have watched helplessly as their land in Area C was progressively gobbled up by Jewish colonizers, thus making it geographically and politically impossible for them to establish a viable Palestinian state. Sadly, Palestinian leaders have been...
·

Beyond Super Tuesday

  • The triumph of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on Super Tuesday, the most consequential night of voting so far in the American presidential election, was no surprise to anyone, least of all to pollsters who had predicted that the foul-mouthed real estate mogul and the deeply-flawed politician...
·

Inexorable march of a maverick

  • Americans are today beginning to entertain the thought that Donald Trump may indeed win his party’s nomination to run for the presidency, and perhaps even the general election in November. The thought, at the outset of the campaign six months ago, was a mere whimsy in the minds of political...
·

Enigma of the US election

  • The results of the primary elections in New Hampshire — a state where if presidential candidates do not come out swinging and win big are likely to encounter diminished support elsewhere in the country — were no surprise.As everybody and his uncle knows by now that Donald Trump, whose campaign...
·

Surge toward Super Tuesday

  • Super Tuesday should edify us, if not determine for us altogether definitively, who is who and what is what in the 2016 presidential race — who will and will not be chosen by one’s party as a nominee, and what political platform will and will not dominate the national debate till election day on...
·

Al-Aqsa under mortal threat

  • It seems, at first blush, unconscionable to be writing today about Palestine in the midst of the refugee calamity, which so far this year involved half a million lost souls — with hundreds of thousands poised to follow — trying to reach safe havens in Europe, a calamity that has caused havoc in...
·

Iraq’s fiscal woes

  • For weeks recently, all eyes were on Tikrit, where 30,000 Iraqi troops, two-thirds of whom Shiite “popular mobilization” militias coordinated by Iranian military advisers, wrested that Sunni town from IS forces who had holed up there since their blitz last summer.The campaign highlighted one...
·

Murder-suicide or mass murder?

  • We know what propels a suicide bomber — say of the Palestinian variety, in the old days of the second intifada — to go on a suicide mission in pursuit of a cause that he knows he is not going to be around to see triumphant.In his iconic work, The Poverty of Historicism (1957), the British...
·

Pages