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Argentinian politics and the quest for justice 

No one, not a single person, has been tried and convicted for their role in Latin America’s worst terrorist atrocity, in which 85 people died and more than 300 were wounded.

The Last Word: In Denial

Trevor Poulton, a little known author and lawyer who had earned praise from Fredrick Toben (Australia’s best-known Holocaust denier, notable for serving time in German and Australian jails for his writings on Jews), publicly touted his support for an effort to have a Jewish member of parliament thrown out of office.

Europa Europa: Unsafe space

According to a poll conducted for the London-based Jewish Chronicle, nearly 40% of British Jews would consider emigrating if Corbyn became prime minister.

Trump, ‘The Squad’ and Israel

So what is the record of “The Squad”, as they have dubbed themselves, on Israel? Are these four individuals antisemitic? Should they heed Trump’s call to “apologise” to the people of Israel?

Behind the News – August 2019

Israel has begun constructing a new water pipeline which will increase the amount of water it supplies to the Gaza Strip by 200%. Israel already exceeds the amount of water it is required to deliver to Gaza under the Oslo Accords, but Gaza is suffering from severe water shortages due to mismanagement of the local water catchment

Scribblings: Hamas’ genocide call and Fatah extremism

I wish that similar attention to that focussed on Hammad had also been devoted to a recent statement on the official Facebook page of Fatah, the supposedly moderate party that dominates the supposedly moderate PA

Essay: Death of a Conspiracy Theorist

The death in February of Lyndon LaRouche, prolific American political activist and arch-conspiracy theorist, will reverberate on the shadowy fringes of the Australian political landscape. Will the organisation of his Australian followers, the Citizens Electoral Council (CEC) – whose political influence has been in decline for some time – survive his demise?

Gulf Games

The conflict in the Strait of Hormuz is as much a battle of minds as it is a physical battle between Iran and its proxies on the one hand and the United States, Europe and the oil-rich Arab nations on the other.

Israel Election Watch

Final lists of parties and candidates must be submitted to the Israeli Elections Central Committee by Aug. 1, and discussions are ongoing about potential mergers. 

Editorial: The Lessons of AMIA

If anyone doubted Iran’s extensive and long-standing history of international terrorist activities, they need only look to the bombing of the Argentinian Jewish community centre (Argentine Israelite Mutual Association, known as AMIA) in July 1994 – which killed 85 people and wounded 300