Wednesday Night #1718
February 3, 2015, No Comments

Whatever other news and thoughts we may have considered headlining, the abrupt and so-far inexplicable resignation of Ca ...

Turkey 2012 – 2014
December 30, 2014, No Comments

Dreams of Kurdistan — A journey through Kurdish identity. (Al Jazeera Magazine) Kurdistan is a kind of dream: an a ...

ISIS/ISIL 2013-14
December 30, 2014, No Comments

Alastair Crooke: You Can’t Understand ISIS If You Don’t Know the History of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia The dr ...

Iraq
December 25, 2014, No Comments

Amnesty International Iraq Crisis ISIS/ISIL The crisis in Iraq: Was the rise of ISIL a surprise?–– The legac ...

Syria 2013 – 2014
November 26, 2014, 8 Comments

Syria is the prototype place where it’s a proxy war for some regional powers. The camps, so to speak, are the regime i ...

Middle East & Arab World in 2013 – 2014
November 22, 2014, No Comments

Alastair Crooke You Can’t Understand ISIS If You Don’t Know the History of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia Why sho ...

Wednesday Night #1702
October 15, 2014, No Comments

We love Thanksgiving – both  celebrations – not only for the opportunity to offer heartfelt thanks for the ...

Wednesday Night #1701
October 8, 2014, No Comments

As we enter a new century of Wednesday Nights, we will bask in the happy memory of the celebration of #1700 that so many ...

Wednesday Night #1699
September 23, 2014, No Comments

The magic number of #1700 is coming up next week – stay tuned! For multiple reasons, this must be short – we ...

Wednesday Night #1698, #1699, #1700
September 17, 2014, No Comments

You are invited to celebrate the 1700th Wednesday Night Salon* on Wednesday, October 1st. – Chez-nous – any ...