War dogs: the truth about war…in a comic way

The comedy proves a good segue into the world of the global arms trade Wars have long been geopolitical and financial whether or not they’re fought on the ground by those whose desire may be of ‘purer’ heart. This tale about a couple of 20-something opportunists scoring million-dollar contracts with the United States army is based on the… Read More War dogs: the truth about war…in a comic way

The Islamisation of radicalism and the glamour of violence

By Dr Rachel Bloul Western societies seem to have discovered with a revulsion mixed with (feigned?) surprise the fact that some of its Muslim youth are not only attracted to, but participating in, Daesh [also known as ISIS] terrorism, willing to commit suicide bombing and to kill ‘innocent civilians’. Explanations usually borrow from two theories… Read More The Islamisation of radicalism and the glamour of violence