Category Archives: War

Dumb as all the rocks you’d need to stone a harlot

I have just watched a documentary about Swedish jihadis, Det Svider i Hjärtat, which has not, so far as I know, been discussed in England, though it has been shown at the Barbican, something I only found out while posting. … Continue reading

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Tony Judt interview, as requested

This was written for the Guardian, which for some reason never used it; the only other one of my profiles to suffer that fate was Benny Morris. I suspect that fear of endless I/P thrashes played a role in both … Continue reading

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Truncated brain processes

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What could be more agreeable

than to see the Eurabia crowd denouncing anyone else as paranoid fascist nutters? Yet this is the spectacle offered by the latest schism on the far right. The paleofascist nutters around the Brussels Journal hate muslims, of course (no linky … Continue reading

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There had to be a youtube post sometime

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A very quick further note on censorship

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Weasel me up

Out they come, dazed and bewlidered,1 from their bunkers to explain what they meant all along. The latest is Sir David Manning, Blair’s ambasador to Washington, who told the New Statesman: “He [Mr Blair] believed the WMD story. It’s not … Continue reading

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Reading from left to right

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Jesus H F Christ

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Numbers

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