Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

Donald Trump and Human Rights

While I sympathize with those concerned about the treatment of Otto Warmbier at the hands of the North Korean authorities I am also disturbed at the lack of balance in the US response. If I have understood it correctly, this … Continue reading

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Gun Control , Theology and Common Sense

Now that the so called Christian nation of the US has finally achieved the equivalent of a mass shooting for every day of the year I wonder if it might not be time to insist that the international community pause … Continue reading

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The Wahhabi Influence

There is an uneasy relationship between the Wahhabi (also known as the Salafis) who in effect see themselves as keepers of the faith and the rest of the Muslim world. Centred in Saudi Arabia, the Wahhabi interpretation of Islam emerged … Continue reading

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THE SUNNI SHIA DIMENSION TO REBELLION IN THE MIDDLE EAST

The majority of casual observers in the West have taken some time to realise that one of the most serious dimensions to the current unrest now reaching boiling point in places in the Middle East is a replay of the … Continue reading

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