Category Archives: Middle East

War Is the Ultimate Big Government Program

To follow up on these posts, one thing I’ve never understood is how conservatives, who constantly proclaim that government can do nothing right (despite evidence to the contrary), when given an opportunity to declare war*, despite our last couple decades … Continue reading

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Twelve Good Minutes of 60 Minutes About the West Bank Occupation

Life in the West Bank.
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Posted in Basic Human Decency, Middle East | 4 Comments

A Post-Hamas Gaza: It Can Get Worse

I’m not the only one who thinks a post-Hamas PA will be even worse.
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The Gaza War: Answering the Wrong Question

Not who is right, but what will work?
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Posted in Middle East | 8 Comments

Regarding Hamas, the Guys Waiting in the Wings Are Worse

Meet your local neighborhood Salafists. Anyone who says things can’t get worse is simply suffering from a lack of imagination.
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Posted in Middle East | 10 Comments

The Gaza War and the Decline of Reaganite Judaism

Before everyone knew what a neoconserative was, there were Reaganite Jews.
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Posted in Jewish Stuff, Middle East | 4 Comments

Some Thoughts About STAP

Jonathan Eisen has an informatics pipeline for analysis of 16S rRNA sequence. The Mad Biologist has opinions and questions.
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Posted in Genomics, Middle East | 6 Comments