16 Words, 500 Tons, 28 Kilograms

Posted by John Rosenthal

This is a picture of Jacques Chirac and Saddam Hussein visiting a nuclear facility in France in 1975.     Chirac was French Prime Minister at the time. Not long after this visit, the French government would cut a deal to provide Iraq the nuclear reactor that became known as "Osirak". What is less known [...]

Khaled Al-Masri Accused of Assault; German Journalists Investigated in Masri “Leak”

Posted by John Rosenthal

For some recent developments in the Khaled Al-Masri affair, see my new article on World Politics Watch “Khaled Al-Masri Accused of Assault; German Journalists Investigated in Masri ‘Leak’”.

Tragicomedy in the Bavarian Alps (Anti-Nazi Convicted of Using Nazi Symbolism)

Posted by John Rosenthal

This is the cover of a German book titled Reconnaissance and Reeducation: Critical Theory against Postnazism and Islamism.      The picture on the cover shows Arab Islamists giving a salute that obviously resembles the Nazi or "Hitler" salute. From the book’s subtitle, it is obvious that it is of anti-Nazi and anti-Islamist inspiration. This did [...]