Home Ed: 44: July/2019

Ed: 44: July/2019

Biblio File: It’s Academic

Fiercely anti-Zionist students have become a fixture on college campuses. They depend on lecturers for their doctrine, and the lecturers are spreading disinformation

Media Microscope: Inhuman Delusions

The nihilism underpinning the campaign of dehumanisation directed against Israel and anyone dealing with it was unexpectedly spotlighted via media reports of threats made against Sydney doctor Jamal Rifi.

Investigating UK Labour’s antisemitism problem

While the British media is currently focussed on the leadership battles in the Conservative Party following the departure of Theresa May, this festering sore of untreated antisemitism is seriously impacting the credibility of a party that seems on track to take government at the next general election. 

AIR New Zealand: The debate over hate speech

As a nation, the country is still grieving over the Christchurch mosque attacks in March and struggling to find ways to meaningfully address what happened on that terrible day

Jordan’s Jerusalem Dilemma

For months, the US has been pressuring Jordan to give Saudi Arabia, or at least share with it, guardianship over the third-holiest site in Islam – the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Noted and Quoted – July 2019

  Tanks for nothing The ABC appropriately reported on the terror attack on two oil tankers, the Japanese Kokuka Courageous and the Norwegian Front Altair in...

Asia Watch: Tightening the net

The region’s thousands of islands and dense, mountainous jungles present acute security challenges. After beginning coordinated air and sea patrols in 2017 and agreeing to enhanced intelligence sharing last year, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines will launch joint ground exercises in August

How to Help Lebanon while hindering Iran

Washington needs a dual-edged strategy that hinders Hezbollah’s growing domestic influence while promoting the necessary economic growth to help Beirut break free from Teheran’s grasp.

Behind the News – July 2019

The use of improvised explosive devices and incendiary balloons markedly increased, resulting in more than 35 fires in Israeli territory since May 6. “March of Return” riots and associated violence have also continued unabated along the security fence with Gaza. 

The Last Word: Enemies of The People

What does it mean to be an “Enemy of the People”? This question arose numerous times during my recent visit to Italy, the Balkans and the USA.