The Sword and the Koran: Paul Landau on Tariq Ramadan and the Muslim Brotherhood

Posted by John Rosenthal

The last year has seen an explosion of interest in the French media for the Swiss-born Muslim orator and sometimes university professor Tariq Ramadan. Numerous magazine articles and no less than five books have been devoted to him. It is unfortunate that Paul Landau’s Le sabre et le coran [The Sword and the Coran] – [...]

A Curious Proponent of the ICC: the “Society for Endangered Peoples”

Posted by John Rosenthal

[Originally posted at www.trans-int.blogspot.com] The International Criminal Court (ICC) is often presented in the English-language media as a “UN Court”. Thus, for instance, a New York Times headline of 2 April reads “Sudan: U.N. Court Rejected”. The supposed “UN Court” in question is the ICC. Similarly, a LA Times headline of 31 March, alluding to [...]