Here are the Blogs in the Michael Curtis
Monday, 16 March 2015
In the week of deadly attacks by Islamic terrorists in Paris, a heavily-armed 32-year-old Frenchman born of Malian descent, Amedy Coulibaly, on January 9, 2015 stormed the Hyper Cacher kosher supermarket store near the Porte de Vincennes in eastern Paris and killed four Jews during a day-long siege. ...Read More...
Posted on 03/16/2015 10:02 AM by Michael Curtis
Friday, 13 March 2015
“Our age” wrote Julien Benda in 1927 in La Trahison des clercs “is indeed the age of the intellectual organization of political hatreds.” The newest example of this organized hatred is the Conference to be held in the UK between April 17 and 19, 2015 under the auspices of the Southampton Law School. ...Read More...
Posted on 03/13/2015 8:07 AM by Michael Curtis
Tuesday, 10 March 2015
The barbarism of Islamist terrorists grows every day. They are committing war crimes by systematically destroying the cradle of Western civilization and erasing the history of the region.
The world has become familiar with Islamist actions: not just the cruel brutal behavior of the Islamist State ...Read More...
Posted on 03/10/2015 8:13 AM by Michael Curtis
Wednesday, 4 March 2015
Women, if in relatively small numbers, have become as radicalized and militant as males of their own age on behalf of Islamic terrorist organizations. According to recent studies by British research groups, gender is largely irrelevant in likelihood of people becoming extremists. Young Muslim women ...Read More...
Posted on 03/04/2015 7:39 AM by Michael Curtis
Sunday, 1 March 2015
On January 16, 2015, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, a Gambian lawyer, opened a “preliminary examination into the situation in Palestine.” Her decision quickly followed the accession of the Palestinian Authority on January 2, 2015 to the Rome Statute, the founding ...Read More...
Posted on 03/01/2015 10:41 AM by Michael Curtis
Thursday, 26 February 2015
On February 21, 2015, one of the lesser known groups of those competing for the Oscar for the greatest global threat of Islamic terrorism made an appearance in the modern form of a video broadcast. The organization calling itself al-Shabaab (The Youth), the Somali affiliate of al-Qaeda, issued a highly ...Read More...
Posted on 02/26/2015 6:44 AM by Michael Curtis
Tuesday, 24 February 2015
To offend one group of people may be regarded as carelessness; to offend two at the same time looks like self-inflicted misfortune. The 92 year-old French Socialist politician and lawyer, Roland Dumas, managed to offend two groups on February 16, 2015 when he accused Prime Minister Manuel Valls of being ...Read More...
Posted on 02/24/2015 7:38 AM by Michael Curtis
Monday, 23 February 2015
During his visit to the White House on March 5, 2012, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave President Barack Obama a copy of the Book of Esther (the Megillah), the biblical story of the plan by the chief minister of the great Persian Empire to annihilate all the Jews in the kingdom. To understand ...Read More...
Posted on 02/23/2015 8:19 AM by Michael Curtis
Thursday, 19 February 2015
In recent days, the dark ideology of Islamic terrorism has been implemented, among other places, by massacres in a kosher deli in Paris, in Belgium towns, outside a synagogue in Copenhagen, and in Libya where dozens of Christian Copts have been murdered. It must be countered.
Destiny makes Saudi ...Read More...
Posted on 02/19/2015 5:51 AM by Michael Curtis
Thursday, 12 February 2015
In a by-election runoff on February 8, 2015 in the district of Le Doubs in Eastern France, the Socialist candidate won with 51.4% of the vote. The disquieting element of the vote was that the candidate of the National Front (FN) got only 800 votes less than the winner. Almost certainly, this near success ...Read More...
Posted on 02/12/2015 11:56 AM by Michael Curtis
Saturday, 7 February 2015
There has been much talk lately about whether “no-go zones” exist in areas that are totally occupied or dominated by Muslim inhabitants in France and Britain. While these zones are not officially forbidden to non-Muslims, they, like the zones urbaines sensibles(ZUS) in France, are usually regarded as ...Read More...
Posted on 02/07/2015 8:00 AM by Michael Curtis
Monday, 2 February 2015
In a scarcely veiled and undiplomatic allusion to the “Jewish lobby,” President Barack Obama speaking on January 15, 2015 about the views of politicians who disagreed with him on the issue of sanctions against Iran, said he “understood the pressures that senators face from donors and others.”
Equally ...Read More...
Posted on 02/02/2015 7:12 AM by 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