The Death of the Liberal World Order

The US project of imposing a liberal world order has a long pedigree going back to US president Woodrow Wilson a century ago. The pro-democracy efforts by US President George W. Bush resulted in the Arab spring years later but failed to establish liberal democracy other than in Tunisia where it did not last. WithContinue reading “The Death of the Liberal World Order”

The Case for Jewish Critical Theory

The Jews have always since antiquity been a structurally oppressed group and remain so. There are three historical phases of Anti-Jewish prejudice and those are known to scientists as Anti-Judaism, Anti-Semitism and Anti-Zionism. However, in common parlance as well as in scientific usage is the term Anti-Semitism used to denote all three stages. There hasContinue reading “The Case for Jewish Critical Theory”

The Muslim Brotherhood is not Pro-Democratic

It is often claimed by academic apologists for totalitarianism that the Muslim Brotherhood is a force for democratization in the Muslim world. However, the experience in Sudan, Turkey and Gaza suggests otherwise as in all three jurisdictions the Muslim Brotherhood established highly oppressive dictatorial rule. An Islamist version of sharia law was instituted as nationalContinue reading “The Muslim Brotherhood is not Pro-Democratic”

Tunisia’s Tragedy

Tunisia was the only one of the Arab Spring countries to develop into a full-fledged liberal democracy. President Kais Saied’s recent coup is a transparent attempt at reversing the country’s democratization and making himself dictator. The Tunisian military should intervene, unseat Saied and restore the constitutional order. The recent coup illustrates the lack of nationalContinue reading “Tunisia’s Tragedy”