The Crocodile Tears of the Republican “Moderates”

There is an increasing phenomenon in America; “moderate” Republicans coming out and claiming that Trump’s statements and actions go against the spirit of the party and what it stands for. From Mitt Romney criticising his “demagoguery and populism” to other high profile figures and party members, some are expressing alleged discomfort with Trump’s bigotry, saying […]

Shaima’s Story, and the Hypocrisy of the “Pro-Palestine” Crowd

Amid all the genocidal death and destruction in Gaza during 2014, it finally looked as if there was some beautiful news to be found amid the slaughter. The baby of a Gazan mother (who had been eight months pregnant when she was killed by Israeli shelling) was successfully delivered and placed in an incubator. The was seemingly […]

“Sunni Markets” – The Sectarian Looting of Homs

Ever since the Assad regime starved the people of Homs into capitulation, under the deal for the withdrawal from the revolution-held districts of old Homs, there has been an unprecedented spate of looting and destruction going on, at the hands of the regime’s ‘army’ and sectarian supporters. After the revolutionary fighters and their families left the […]

The Abuse of the Ahl al-Bayt by the Faux-‘Resistance’

Since the inception of the ‘resistance’ adopted by Iran since the 1979 revolution, and its regional proxies (the Assad regime in Syria, and Hezbollah in Lebanon) against Israel and the west (supposedly), the regional alliance calling itself the ‘Resistance Axis’ (Iran, Syria, Hezbollah) has long utilised a sectarian narrative to fall back upon in the quest […]