Ed: 45: May/2020

A member of the Kurdish-led Asayish security organisation stands near a man in a wheelchair along an empty street, as coronavirus restrictions are imposed in Qamishli, Syria

COVID-19 and the Ghost Caliphate

May 7, 2020 | Jonathan Spyer


Biblio File: Muslims and Jews – The ‘original grudge’ theory

May 6, 2020 | Lyn Julius

Of US President Trump’s order to ‘shoot down’ Iranian gunboats harassing US shipping, “being the one to fire the first shot is never a good look and may give some legitimacy to these mad mullahs who control Iran," wrote Graham Richardson in The Australian

Media Microscope: Between Alpha and Omega

May 6, 2020 | Allon Lee

New Zealand under lockdown

AIR New Zealand: Misinformation campaigns

May 6, 2020 | Miriam Bell

The Israel Institute for Biological Research: Hardly "secretive" about its work

Noted and Quoted – May 2020

May 6, 2020 | AIJAC staff

Sheikh Hilaly (right) with Shiekh Sha’aban in Lebanon

A Sheikh’s Travels

May 5, 2020 | Ran Porat


Asia Watch: In the balance

May 5, 2020 | Michael Shannon

Palestinian activists in Gaza: “Illegal” contact with Israelis

Behind the News – May 2020

May 5, 2020 | AIJAC staff

Former UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn continues to spark controversies over antisemitism

The Last Word: Viral Theories

May 4, 2020 | Jeremy Jones

The situation in the West Bank bears no relationship to apartheid, nor is it “occupation” as that term is used in international law

Essay: The Case for Moral Clarity

May 4, 2020 | Alan Dershowitz

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Deconstruction Zone: The shortcomings of the UN’s WHO exposed

May 4, 2020 | Ricki Hollander

The low level of testing and funeral statistics suggest Indonesia’s COVID-19 problem is far worse than official figures indicate

COVID-19 and the Fate of Indonesian Democracy

May 1, 2020 | Zachary Abuza