A collection of 3 posts
The double death of "the Palestinians" - Part 3
The Palestinians had to preside over the supreme humiliation of seeing more than half the "Arab nation" abandon them right there. The Arab states see Israel and they see the opportunity cost of the "Palestinian cause." If ever the writing was on the wall...
Israel: the worst thing that ever happened to Islam
These countries are finally setting up national markets, with the attendant liberalising transformation. Arab states have an enormous task on their hands: restructure society away from Islam and towards freedom, i.e., modernise, and the key is Israel. It is a complete repudiation of Hassan al-Banna.