Here are the Blogs in the Michael Curtis
Sunday, 1 February 2015
On January 16, 2015 President Barack Obama condoned a gross breach of diplomatic protocol. He allowed visiting British Prime Minister David Cameron to appeal directly to a number of U.S. Senators to reconsider their support for a bill imposing new tough sanctions on Iran.
Cameron explained he was ...Read More...
Posted on 02/01/2015 6:47 AM by Michael Curtis
Friday, 30 January 2015
The earth may not have shaken, but it was a delightful surprise that at an informal meeting of the plenary of the United Nations General Assembly, held on January 22, 2015, representatives of 37 nations convened to register their disapproval of anti-Semitism. Perhaps most surprising was the comment ...Read More...
Posted on 01/30/2015 6:44 AM by Michael Curtis
Sunday, 25 January 2015
In his book, Considerations on the Government of Poland, written in 1772, Jean-Jacques Rousseau wrote that Moses “conceived and executed the astonishing project of creating a nation out of a swarm of wretched fugitives[.] …Out of this wandering and servile horde Moses had the audacity to create a body ...Read More...
Posted on 01/25/2015 11:02 AM by Michael Curtis
Tuesday, 20 January 2015
On Sunday, January 11, 2014, Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority (PA), was in the front line of millions in the anti-terrorist march in Paris in protest against the brutal attacks that had occurred in the city three days earlier. An official statement issued on January 10, 2014 by ...Read More...
Posted on 01/20/2015 7:36 AM by Michael Curtis
Sunday, 18 January 2015
Should there be limits to free speech and expression? The issue is now on the front burner for intellectual discussion and political decision in Western societies. This was inevitable following the events after the cold-blooded massacres in Paris at the office of Charlie Hebdo (CH) for images satirizing ...Read More...
Posted on 01/18/2015 9:48 AM by Michael Curtis
Saturday, 17 January 2015
On Sunday, January 11, 2015 , Paris became the capital of the world as the setting of a unique historical demonstration: more than 40 international political leaders marched in the city ahead of two to three million people who had rallied against the terrorist attacks four days earlier. In symbolic ...Read More...
Posted on 01/17/2015 8:16 AM by Michael Curtis
Saturday, 10 January 2015
It is appropriate and gratifying that the Islamic terrorists who, armed with military Kalashnikov weapons in a well-planned attack, murdered 12 people, the chief editor and his staff, in the office of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo (CH) in Paris on January 7, 2014, were killed two days later by ...Read More...
Posted on 01/10/2015 9:27 AM by Michael Curtis
Friday, 9 January 2015
Few writers on the Arab-Israeli dispute have had as striking an impact as did Joan Peters, who died on January 5, 2015. Her book, From Time Immemorial, published in 1984, has been controversial, but by its challenge to false history, myths, and propaganda, it has been a significant addition to the literature ...Read More...
Posted on 01/09/2015 7:00 AM by Michael Curtis
Thursday, 8 January 2015
Islamic terrorists once again have shown their savage cruelty to those critical of the religion of Islam and its founder the Prophet Muhammad. In broad daylight on Wednesday January7, 2015 three masked and hooded gunmen armed with Kalashnikovs and rocket launchers murdered 12 people, 10 journalists ...Read More...
Posted on 01/08/2015 3:34 PM by Michael Curtis
Tuesday, 6 January 2015
In March 2013 Representative Ron DeSantis (R – FL) introduced, in the House of Representatives, the Palestinian Accountability Act, HR 1337, to withhold U.S. foreign aid from the Palestinian Authority. His essential argument was that the U.S. must demand accountability from recipients of foreign aid. ...Read More...
Posted on 01/06/2015 7:45 AM by Michael Curtis
Monday, 5 January 2015
How much sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is to have a feckless publisher. The firm of Harper, formerly known as Harper & Row and now as Harper Collins, has had a long and distinguished career as a publisher. Personally, I am grateful for the firm having published five of my own books and a series ...Read More...
Posted on 01/05/2015 7:28 AM by Michael Curtis