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The murder of Ambassador Chris Stevens in Benghazi called to mind one of my previous BrooWaha articles on Libya (Making war on the Dead, March 14, 2012). I never believed in the fake promise of the Arab Spring. Let me be even more frank: these people are incapable of freedom. They are immersed, they will always be immersed, in darkness, hysteria and fanaticism. Let me remind you of some of my previous words:
Why, oh why, I continually ask myself, did the West ever get involved in wretched palaces like Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya?Why did we not just leave the people in these dreadful... (more)
Dedicated to the memory of the victims of 9/11, the martyred children of the earth.
We all have our favourite monsters from childhood. One of mine was Captain Hook from J. M. Barrie’s play Peter Pan. It was a tingly delight to see him brought to life by Dustin Hoffman in the movie Hook. My, look, see that big iron hook in place of his missing hand; that was the stuff of nightmares. Wake up! Monsters don’t exist; they are all in the imagination.
Oh, no, they are not, I retort in my best pantomime style. Childhood fears give way to adult realities. Monsters do exist. They... (more)
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