July 25, 2020

Voices on Nazis, Islamists and the Making of the Modern Middle East

Here's a roundup of four pieces which have appeared in the the media recently about the book Nazis, Islamists, and the Making of the Modern Middle East (click for full preview), by Barry Rubin and Wolfgang G. Schwanitz, now available through Amazon.com. As of this week, we are pleased to report that, as of May 11, this book is ranking #80 for sales in two categories on Amazon.com:     Number #80 in Books > Politics & Social Sciences > Politics & … [Read more...]

Confrontation in Kiev

jonathan-spyer

Ukraine events showcase Russian strength, Western confusion with the Jews caught on the fringe Kiev’s Euro-Square (the renamed Independence Square) was roiling with anger and confusion in the frozen late afternoon of December 17. Word had just come through of the deal between Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and his Russian counterpart, Vladmir Putin, to cut gas prices and purchase Ukrainian government bonds. Putin had apparently outflanked the protesters who were demanding … [Read more...]

What We Can Learn from Communist Eastern Europe About Contemporary American Life

barry-rubin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              … [Read more...]