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21 November 2015 Last week’s massacre in Paris was not, as almost every writer mistakenly claimed, the worst atrocity in the City Of Light since World War II. As the renowned Mideast expert Robert Fisk quickly pointed out, an even worse atrocity occurred in Paris 54 years ago, on 17 […]

November 14, 2015 On Friday the 13th, Paris, the City of Light, was plunged into darkness and fear. At least eight young jihadists, allegedly from the so-called Islamic State group, attacked the national sports stadium, where President Francois Hollande was attending a soccer match with Germany’s foreign minister. They also […]

13 November 2015 America’s Veteran’s Day and Remembrance Day in the former British Empire are always time for an annual outpouring of platitudes, war propaganda, and historical falsehoods. This year in the US and Canada the media is filled by stories of suicides among soldiers, both serving and retired, as […]