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Mark Collins – A Great Book From a Romanian Jew, Mihail Sebastian: “Journal 1935–1944: The Fascist Years”

21 Nov

Further to this post, What’s an Intellectual Romanian Jew to do Before WW II? I am finishing his journal: It is an accumulation of events, thoughts and emotions that is one of the most powerful boo…

Source: Mark Collins – A Great Book From a Romanian Jew, Mihail Sebastian: “Journal 1935–1944: The Fascist Years”

Mark Collins – How Pakistanis Remember Partition of India and Events Leading Thereto

30 Sep

Further to this post from 2012, India and Pakistan: “Why Partition?” … (the Pakistanis have a long historical basis for some of their paranoia)… excerpts from a May 2015 article: Why Is…

Source: Mark Collins – How Pakistanis Remember Partition of India and Events Leading Thereto

Mark Collins – NJ/NY Bombings: How a Young Afghan-American Turned to Jihad

26 Sep

Ahmad Rahami’s sad story of a terrible inability to reconcile a clash of cultures–excellent in-depth reporting at the NY Times: Journey From Class Clown to Suspect in Chelsea Bombing If…

Source: Mark Collins – NJ/NY Bombings: How a Young Afghan-American Turned to Jihad

Mark Collins – Islam, Jihads, Caliphates and End Times

22 Sep

Excerpts from a review article at the Times Literary Supplement: Wars of Religion THOMAS SMALL [more here] This piece forms part of a TLS Special Feature, our primer on the complex politics and rel…

Source: Mark Collins – Islam, Jihads, Caliphates and End Times

Mark Collins – Islamic Reformation? Moroccan Monarch Section

16 Sep

Bernard-Henri Lévy

Source: Mark Collins – Islamic Reformation? Moroccan Monarch Section

Mark Collins – “2016 Public Report On The Terrorist Threat To Canada”

25 Aug

Here’s the “Executive Summary” from this year’s report: … Threat Environment The principal terrorist threat to Canada remains that posed by violent extremists who coul…

Source: Mark Collins – “2016 Public Report On The Terrorist Threat To Canada”

Mark Collins – Mosques: French Crackdown on Foreign Funding (Canada/Saudis?)

15 Aug

France can be tough: To curb radicalism, France targets foreign funding for mosques After three major terrorist attacks in the last year and a half, public outrage has forced the French government …

Source: Mark Collins – Mosques: French Crackdown on Foreign Funding (Canada/Saudis?)