The Iconoclast

Hamid Dabashi: Ode To Edward Said

March 30, 2015
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Hugh Fitzgerald

Remember Edward Said? He’s the one who started a Permanent Jobs Program for the most primitive people who wanted to live in the West, and get jobs in universities,, and […]

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Religious Illiteracy Hampers West’s Response to Radical Islam

March 30, 2015
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Matthew Hausman

It seems that some lessons are difficult to learn. As ISIS was busy slaughtering Yazidis, Coptic Christians and western hostages, burning fellow Muslim alive, and destroying ancient pre-Islamic artifacts, President […]

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Even Stephen Greenblatt Can Annoy The Dabashis And The Salamis

March 30, 2015
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Hugh Fitzgerald

Stephen Greenblatt, who has not always been treated kindly at this website, was invited to a Shakespeare conference in Teheran. Many of the other morris-zapps declined; Greenblatt decided to go. […]

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The Lions Of Tikrit, Holding Off The Safavids And The Rafidite Dogs

March 30, 2015
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Hugh Fitzgerald

How do Sunni Arabs see the handful — no more than a few hundred –of  ISIS fanatics who have managed to hold off, for a month, the 30,000 troops, mostly […]

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A Musical Interlude: She Didn’t Say "Yes" (Leo Reisman Orch., voc. Frank Luther)

March 30, 2015
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Hugh Fitzgerald

Listen here.

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The Three Big Issues On Which Iran Has To Say Yes Or Has To Say No

March 30, 2015
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Hugh Fitzgerald

The Iranian negotiations have been behaving — have been allowed by the Americans to behave — like smiling sly bazaaris in the souk. oilily promising or holding out the promise […]

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The Collapse of Obama’s Geo-Political Equilibrium in the Middle East

March 29, 2015
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Jerry Gordon

Yemen President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, left, meets with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at Sharm El=Shaik Summit , March 27, 2015. Source: AP/MENA This weekend, less than 72 hours […]

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Iraqi Shi’a Leader: Kurds Are Leeches On The Body Of Arab Iraq

March 29, 2015
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Hugh Fitzgerald

And if they dare to try to secede, even if the Iraqi Arabs are otherwise occupied, Iran and Turkey will take care of the problem of Kurds who want an […]

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Houthi Women In Yemen Will Fight The Zio-Saudi Aggression

March 29, 2015
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Hugh Fitzgerald

Here.

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Washington Post: Why Reward Iranian Mendacity?

March 29, 2015
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Hugh Fitzgerald

The editorial in the Washington Post appeared two days ago, here.

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Iran Backs Away From A Key Commitment It Had Made

March 29, 2015
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Hugh Fitzgerald

Here.

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A Musical Interlude: On The Air (Rudy Vallee)

March 29, 2015
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Hugh Fitzgerald

Listen here.

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Oxford Union invites banned anti-Islam activist

March 29, 2015
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Esmerelda Weatherwax

With the news that the Oxford Union had invited Anjem Choudary to speak (closely followed by Trinity College Dublin putting such restrictions on Maryam Namazie that she was effectively barred) […]

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No International Amnesty for the Palestinians

March 29, 2015
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Michael Curtis

A senior White House official, who had perhaps recently seen the film The Godfather, was heard to remark “It’s not personal; it’s strictly business” when commenting on the attitude of the U.S. […]

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To Make Men Thin

March 29, 2015
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Theodore Dalrymple

‘Men,’ said Marx in his 18th Brumaire of Louis Napoleon, ‘make their own history, but they do not make just it as they please; they do not make it under […]

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Friends of Iran in the United States

March 29, 2015
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Michael Curtis

On February 19, 2015, a full-page ad was published in the New York Times by the National Iranian American Council (NIAC) opposing the invitation given to Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu to […]

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