Welcome to Apophenia Digest: in this episode we take a look at the latest on Western hypocrisy, propaganda and selective humanitarianism. See below for episode references and related links: Michael Doran, William McCants, and Clint Watts: The Good and Bad of Ahrar al-Sham: An al Qaeda–Linked Group Worth Befriending There are No Moderate Syrian Rebels Syrian rebel eats heart, threatens … Continue reading
The International Criminal Court has declined to investigate the war crimes committed by Israeli Defence Forces on the Mavi Marmara (Gaza Aid Flotilla) incident on May 2010 on the grounds that the case was not grave enough. That may be so. However, given the sheer amount of Israel’s war crimes in other past situations (see here), none of which has … Continue reading
I thought it’d be interesting to resurrect this chat with Gilad Atzmon, three years after I edited it, and see how many of the themes discussed have grown in relevance since 2011. The pernicious role of zionist lobbies and their appetite for war. Another Gazan massacre. Palestinian statehood – and possible access to international tribunals.