Did the BBC help overthrow the Shah?
To many Iranians, including the late Shah, the answer comes in three letters—BBC. In this context, the three letters do not refer to the BBC as seen ... However, it was obvious that his sympathies lay with the Axis powers, especially Germany.
On Rationality and Foreign Policy: The Foundation for the Defense of Democracies Doesn't Know Soviet History
This is the same ruling clique, after all, that pioneered the use of the suicide car-bombing during the course of the Lebanese ... the United States, and other Western powers. The Iranians spent their own blood even more recklessly in the war with Iraq ...
The Greatest Threat to World Peace
As the year 2013 drew to an end, the BBC reported on the results of the WIN/Gallup International poll on the question: “Which country do you think is the greatest threat to peace in ... be too often repeated that aggression was defined at the Nuremberg ...
How to stage effective protests in the 21st century
In this post Joshua Keating explains the problem (“Do ... mechanisms during a long and often frustrating process of change. I think what’s really happened is that protests in the western world, where the governments are well established democracies ...
Diana West vs. History
Ronald Radosh’s riposte to Diana West ... do with the German army after its participation in the Holocaust and these massive crimes is grotesque. The generals and senior officers belonged in war crimes trials, not in a new alliance with the Western ...