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Ottomans saved Hungarian PM Orban's Ancestors; now he says Islam never part of Europe. Juan Cole ...

Saudi Debacle as Hariri returns to Beirut, remains PM

Syria: Deir al-Zor attack on US Troops, allies, Shows their Vulnerability

Dovish SOTU: Obama will Veto AIPAC Iran Sanctions, Pledges Afghanistan Wind-Down

Aoun: Saudi Holding Hariri an Act of Aggression

Juan Cole. Climate Change · Obama as Unreliable Narrator on Climate Action: from SOTU to NSA spying at Copenhagen

Lebanon PM Hariri will go to France from Saudi Arabia

71 UK doctors call on World Medical Association to Expel Israel over Torture

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Trump declines to Sanction Russia, Spurring Speculation about Putin Hold

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The Scandal of Saudi's Syria Refugee Policy

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Juan Cole. Featured · GOP Armed Services Chair: Dropping Benghazi, Military did all it Could (Is the

US view of Iraqi Army, before & after 2003 (Political Cartoon) - http://www. juancole.com/2015/06/before-political-cartoon.html | Informed Comment ...

With almost all ballots counted, Viktor Orbán has not only won reelection as Hungary's prime minister, he will also command the same two-thirds ...

Is Rand Paul right that Cheney invaded Iraq for Halliburton Profits?

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Was/Is there an Islamic Enlightenment? (de Bellaigue)

'Muslims are not more violent than people of other religions'


19:32. Five Reasons Trump Is Wrong on Immigration Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines. By Juan Cole / Informed Comment

I normally enjoy Juan Cole's blog Informed Comment for his often brilliant insights into the Middle East. But today, he's frothing in an over-the-top attack ...

The purpose of education is to confuse you and hide the truth.

Prime minister Malcolm Turnbull may face a comeback bid from the rival he ousted last September

My favorite story from 2017, from Liverpuddle:

comments. Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi at a polling station in Milan, Italy, on Sunday. (Antonio Calanni / AP)

“for all those who will be taking part in the Pro-Bashar demonstration tomorrow … we know that you are WITHOUT ANY EXCEPTION forced to take part and that ...

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Juan Cole's 'New Arab' Fantasies

On January 1, when Latvia celebrated its accession to the eurozone as the 18th member to embrace the single currency, it should have been a moment for ...

This morning when I read Juan Cole's post, Tutu Excluded - Double Standard at the University of St. Thomas, I was so upset that I called the university, ...


Syria Deeply interviews Ghassan Hitto, the Syrian Opposition's First Prime Minister …

From Darkness To Light

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From Juan Cole, "British Royal Family was already Multicultural, Descended from Muhammad," Informed Comment



Mongolia today has a new prime minister in Norov Altankhuyag (Норовын Алтанхуяг), the leader of the Democratic Party (Ардчилсан нам, Ardchilsan Nam).

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President-elect Donald Trump are both criticizing the Obama administration over its proposed solution to the ...

Eyes on Mosul next, as Iraqi Army advances in Ramadi in face of Stiff ISIL/ Daesh Resistance ...

Violent White Supremacist Loses Job With Defense Contractor

Despite prime minister Robert Fico's increasingly strident anti-immigration line, a minority of Slovakian

comments. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (Abir Sultan / AP)

Death notice for Halal al-Assad

How Saudi Cash Is Luring Desperate Yemenis Onto the Battlefield

Albania's pro-European, pro-reform prime minister Edi Rama met with US president

My comment on the usurpation of Charlie Chaplin's name and goodwill by the zionist hatemongers. Zionism is essentially a form of usurpation not only of the ...

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Refugee crisis: The map that shows how Europe is becoming a fortress to keep people out

Macedonian prime minister Nikola Gruevski is facing protests on the streets of Skopje after the dismissal

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ecretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, shakes hands with Hungarian Prime Minister ...


An Official of US-backed Syrian 'Moderates' Calls for 'Exterminating' Shiites

At the age of 30, Luigi Di Maio hopes to outdo Renzi as Italy's youngest prime minister. (Facebook)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reacts to the Israel's Police recommendation he be indicted for bribery in

5) During their first few days they posted many stories that seemed very unrealistic in order to motivate people to start demonstrating.

No, we are not.

Militant nationalism is on the rise in Hungary

According to well informed sources in Lebanon, the order was conveyed in person by Qasim

Sweden's Prime Minister Per Albin Hansson informed me already in August 1939, that the Western aid is a betrayal and that the Finns will have to cope alone ...

Last week, when Estonia's nine-year prime minister Andrus Ansip stepped down, virtually everyone thought that Estonia's European commissioner Siim Kallas ...

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A demonstrator holds a sign during a rally near the Israeli Consulate in New York to

God also included Austro-Hungarian Franz Joseph (r) in his support (Kaiser Bill on the left), though I'm not sure this "God is with us" postcard was ...

London Mayoral Candidates Zac Goldsmith and Sadiq Khan

Syrians welcomed Armenian, Iraqi, other Refugees but now Unwelcome as Refugees. Find this Pin and more on Informed Comment by Juan Cole.

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comments. President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. (Sebastian Scheiner / AP)

Turkey's Downing of a Russian Jet was an Act of Madness

7) For over a month now, every day they tried to use guilt, or insults, to get the men of Aleppo to demonstrate. If they feel that non-stop manipulating ...

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right) and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban (L) hold a Rubik's Cube at the Hungary-Israel Business Forum in Budapest ...

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Compare and contrast to the infamous international alliance of nationalists.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu leads the weekly cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem

The final 'Patel' on the short list of possibilities to succeed Modi as chief minister is Saurabh Patel, 55, currently Gujarat's minister for energy, ...

Emblem of Katibat al-Jabal: “National Defence: Latakia: Nabi Yunis Summit.”

With recently defeated Serbian president Boris Tadić likely to become prime minister, and with his center-left Democratic Party (Демократска странка / DS) ...



Prime Minister of Spain Mariano Rajoy