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Out Into The Beautiful World
by Theodore Dalrymple
Unreading Shakespeare
by David P. Gontar
Islam Through the Looking Glass: The Collected Essays and Reviews of J. B. Kelly, Vol. 3
edited by S. B. Kelly
The Real Nature of Religion
by Rebecca Bynum
As Far As The Eye Can See
by Moshe Dann
Threats of Pain and Ruin
by Theodore Dalrymple
The Oil Cringe of the West: The Collected Essays and Reviews of J.B. Kelly Vol. 2
edited by S.B. Kelly
The Impact of Islam
by Emmet Scott
Sir Walter Scott's Crusades and Other Fantasies
by Ibn Warraq
Fighting the Retreat from Arabia and the Gulf: The Collected Essays and Reviews of J.B. Kelly. Vol. 1
edited by S.B. Kelly
The Literary Culture of France
by J. E. G. Dixon
Hamlet Made Simple and Other Essays
by David P. Gontar
Farewell Fear
by Theodore Dalrymple
The Eagle and The Bible: Lessons in Liberty from Holy Writ
by Kenneth Hanson
The West Speaks
interviews by Jerry Gordon
Mohammed and Charlemagne Revisited: The History of a Controversy
Emmet Scott
Anything Goes
by Theodore Dalrymple
The Left is Seldom Right
by Norman Berdichevsky
Allah is Dead: Why Islam is Not a Religion
by Rebecca Bynum






















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Monday, 17 August 2015
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blog preview image by Jerry Gordon (August 2015) August 15-18, 2015 marked the 10th year following the Israeli unilateral withdrawal from 21 settlements in Gaza and four in Samaria. The legendary Israeli PM Gen. Ariel Sharon, aka “the bulldozer,” convinced his cabinet with the aid of a complicit Israeli press corps to ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/17/2015 6:44 AM by NER
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Monday, 3 August 2015
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by Louis René Beres (August 2015) Under authoritative international law, aggressive war and genocide need not be mutually exclusive. On the contrary, war can intentionally create the conditions that would make genocide possible; it can also be the more direct or immediate instrument of closely ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/03/2015 10:24 AM by NER
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Saturday, 1 August 2015
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This is a first. We had three correct entries for our July Crossword Competition. Guilherme Kramer from Brazil, Keith Simmonds, who never seems to miss, and Dr. Robert Sklaroff from Pennsylvania. Both Mr. Kramer and Dr. Sklaroff will recieve a copy of Unreading Shakespeare by David Gontar. (Mr. Simmonds ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/01/2015 11:19 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2015
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Translated from the Hungarian & edited by Thomas Ország-Land (August 2015)   1. FLAMES FLUTTERING...   Small flames are fluttering and slowly and forever dying – along the bright meridians, the souls of the soldiers flying. Souls all alike! no matter who each one had been or done exposed ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2015 10:14 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2015
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by Dilip Mohapatra (August 2015) The eyes that we see and the eyes that see us in pairs are not simple windows to our mind to let the light in passively  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2015 10:09 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2015
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by Sutapa Chaudhuri (August 2015) The upturned blank eyes of the street children, like little dried up pools thirsty for a drop of love, mirror the wrath of the loveless blank skies.  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2015 9:53 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2015
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by Bibhu Padhi (August 2015) The mind likes to wander among younger things. It hasn’t grown old over thinking things thrown all over time and space, like seeds.  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2015 9:49 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2015
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by David Solway (August 2015)   Best off-tackle rusher in the history of the Conference, he’s come to receive the chronicled prize of the hero at home in his heavy-traffic medium.  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2015 9:32 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2015
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by William Ruleman (August 2015) (Breitenberg, Neuweiler-Hofstett, Germany; 30 September 2010)   The distant tractors lull us with their drone. A quilt of brown and green adorns the slopes. Across the blacktop, silver snails’ scrolls wend,  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2015 9:17 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2015
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by James Como (August 2015) He found the angel Raphael standing before him, though he did not know that this was an angel of God. – The Book of Tobit, 5:4 Toby was a Very Old Man. Ever since his wife, who was the love of his life, had gone to Heaven many, many years ago, his joints did not ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2015 9:12 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2015
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by Richard Kostelanetz (August 2015) Reading about the “outing” of the chief of the Spokane NAACP, who was induced to resign because her parents told the world that she was wholly white, rather than, like most African-Americans only part-white, I was reminded of a recent revelation about my own ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2015 9:05 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2015
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by Shai Afsai (August 2015)   Catch the Jew! By Tuvia Tenenbom Gefen Publishing House, 2015, 467pp.       Near the end of Catch the Jew! Tuvia Tenenbom repeats a joke told to him by Michael Mertes, head of the Jerusalem branch of the German political foundation KAS, one of ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2015 8:59 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2015
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by Mark Gullick (August 2015) Student occupations, like the poor, will be always with us. There was one at my own university in the 1980s, protesting a slight increase in the already cheap and heavily subsidised rental tariff the university charged students to live on campus in pleasant and generous ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2015 8:52 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2015
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by Norman Berdichevsky (August 2015)   In his only authentic and original contribution to Marxist theory, Stalin wrote an essay in 1913 that won the praise of Lenin and made Stalin into an internationally known figure in the worldwide Marxist movement. Entitled “The National Question and Social ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2015 8:46 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2015
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by Fergus Downie (August 2015)   There has always been a bittersweet flavour to the adage that Scotland's greatest export is its people, for if it permits scots to hold on a little longer to a Carnegie or Baird, and seek vicarious pride in their transatlantic achievements, it also implies what ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2015 8:40 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2015
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by Richard Kostelanetz (August 2015) Rereading Ilan Stavans’ The Scroll and the Cross (2003; on Kindle, 2013), I can’t get over what a truly curious, if not peculiar, anthology it is. Subtitled “1000 Years of Jewish-Hispanic Literature,” it publishes not only Jews but gentiles who wrote about Jewish ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2015 8:34 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2015
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by Geoffrey Clarfield (August 2015)   In The Crypt of Ferdinand and Isabella In 1492, the army of Ferdinand and Isabella, Catholic Kings of a united Christian Spain, defeated the Sultanate of Granada, ending a 700-year Muslim presence in the Spanish peninsula.  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2015 8:29 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2015
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by Jerry Gordon (August 2015)   A series of suicide bombings in Suruc, Turkey July 20, 2015 triggered a major change in the Erdogan AKP participation in the US-led coalition effort to combat ISIS. The suicide bombing in the Turkish border town of Suruc directly across from Kobani this Thursday killed ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2015 8:23 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2015
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by G. Murphy Donovan (August 2015)   Nations create illusions for the same reasons that men pursue fantasy. Reality is often so ugly that wishful thinking becomes a defense mechanism. Such is the case with Palestine and the mythology of a “two-state” solution. A Palestinian state is now a near universal ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2015 8:18 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2015
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by Jerry Gordon (August 2015)   July 28th, Secretary Kerry was asked at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing by Wisconsin, Rep. Reid Ribble (R-WI) why the Iran nuclear deal wasn’t subject to advice and consent by the Senate as a treaty. Kerry suggested emphatically “that you can’t pass a treaty ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2015 8:13 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2015
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by Nidra Poller (August 2015) The principle is similar: faced with an enemy that repeatedly declares its genocidal hatred, acts on it wherever possible, constantly strives to improve its ways and means, you peace process. Why was it successful with Iran and not with the “Palestinians”? Perhaps ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2015 8:10 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2015
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an interview with Omri Ceren and Shoshana Bryen by Jerry Gordon and Mike Bates (August 2015) Tuesday morning, July 14, 2015, the P5+1 announced in Vienna, Austria the culmination of two years of negotiations among world powers and the Islamic Republic of Iran: a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2015 8:01 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2015
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by Joseph S. Spoerl (August 2015)   Iran and the negotiations surrounding its nuclear program are in the news a lot lately, but much of the reporting remains quite superficial, missing several important aspects of this issue. Two matters especially receive little or no attention, even from the most ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2015 7:53 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2015
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by Rebecca Bynum (August 2015) On Nov. 3, 1969, President Richard M. Nixon first called on the “silent majority of Americans” to support him and his plan for “peace with honor” with the North Vietnamese. Then, like now, vocal minorities dominated the debate and bullied the majority into silence. ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2015 7:47 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 July 2015
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by John Broening (August 2015) In the fourth volume of his Unreliable Memoirs, Clive James gives an unforgettable account of a visit he makes to the home of a dying critic, a former wunderkind who has been, if not quite disgraced or ruined, at least led astray and made foolish by his erotic obsessions  ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2015 7:43 AM by NER
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