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By Michael Jansen - May 01,2019
One of the reasons the Sri Lankan authorities failed preempt and prevent a Daesh-inspired massacre of Christians on Easter Sunday may have been that both victims and Muslim attackers belong to minorities.In November 2016, the country's justice minister claimed 32 Sri Lankans from
By Michael Jansen - Apr 24,2019
During President Donald Trump’s recent visit to the US mid-western city of Minneapolis, he encountered not only cheering supporters, but also angry critics of his campaign to demonise and marginalise Muslims.
By Michael Jansen - Apr 17,2019
After losing the war on Syria's battlefields, the US and the EU are prosecuting the war by economic means. Although they imposed sanctions early in the eight-year conflict, they have gradually ramped up bans on imports of essential items, and have denied Damascus funds to re
By Michael Jansen - Apr 11,2019
The Syrian peace process has stalled because Western powers which lost the war on the battlefield seek to win through sanctions and blockade.
By Michael Jansen - Apr 03,2019
The Trump White House hosts an Evangelical Christian cabal which is contributing to the destabilisation of this region. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Vice President Mike Pence are the two highest ranking cabal members in the administration.
By Michael Jansen - Mar 27,2019
Donald Trump’s formal US recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Syrian Golan Heights is a thrice illegal act that risks wrecking the surviving remnants of the international order created in the wake of World War II.
By Michael Jansen - Mar 20,2019
It is not surprising that the horrific attack on innocent Muslim worshippers at two mosques in New Zealand was perpetrated by Australian Brenton Tarrant.
By Michael Jansen - Mar 13,2019
Both Europe and this region are divided on how to deal with Syria now that the war is winding down. Britain, Germany and France continue to adopt a hard-nosed policy towards Damascus.
By Michael Jansen - Mar 06,2019
So far, only Republican Donald Trump has announced his intention to run for the US presidency in 2020, while the Democratic Party field of hopefuls stands at 12, including four women and one Hispanic candidate, while at least nine could enter the race.
By Michael Jansen - Feb 27,2019
A leftist Israeli singer warned during a performance last weekend that the next Israeli leader could be Yigal Amir, the man serving a life sentence for killing prime minister Yitzak Rabin in 1995.



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