The Fourth and Strangest Al-Dura “Defamation” Trial

Posted by John Rosenthal

Has a Jew who accuses another Jew of “cowardice” and “self-hatred” in the face of anti-Semitism thereby himself committed an act of anti-Semitism? In the strange, through-the-looking-glass world of French justice: apparently he has. For the details, se my new article on Pajamas Media here.

Gas from the Mullahs: Micheline Calmy-Rey and the Swiss-Iranian Gas Deal

Posted by John Rosenthal

According to Pierre Heumann of the weekly Die Weltwoche, Swiss Foreign Minister Micheline Calmy-Rey has a "subtle" approach to her job. When it is a matter of deciding between Swiss business interests and the upholding of human rights, her answer is: "we can do both!" See my translation of Pierre Heumann’s "Gas From the Mullahs" [...]

Nabucco Follies: State Department Shills for EU-Iran Gas Pipeline

Posted by John Rosenthal

How did the US become a "backer" of an EU pipeline project designed to transport Iranian natural gas to Europe? On World Politics Review here.

German “Tax Colonialism”?

Posted by John Rosenthal

Was Germany’s recent sting operation against tax evaders a declaration of economic war against some of its smaller, more prosperous neighbors? Roger Köppel, the editor of the Swiss weekly Die Weltwoche, says it was — in an article that I have translated for Pajamas Media here.

The Truth About EADS

Posted by John Rosenthal

In American reports about its big win of a Pentagon contract, the aeronautics firm EADS is frequently identified as a “French” company. The fact that it is as much “German” as it is “French” is rarely mentioned; and the fact that it is largely state-owned, virtually not at all. For the “truth about EADS” — [...]

Trans-Int Back, In A Way

Posted by John Rosenthal

I am reactivating the "news" section of "Trans-Int": just, in effect, as a link depot for material — both original articles and translations — that I have published elsewhere. If the software wants to cooperate, you should be able to stop by here and find links regularly. First link to follow.