Life in the West Bank

Antony Loewenstein; Author, Journalist, Blogger and good friend -  currently in Palestine, writes the following  piece regarding life in the region: Mondoweiss: Loewenstein: Looking for God in a West Bank colony, Jews shoot me death stares Antony Loewenstein writes from…

Colonizing Iraq

Michael Swartz’s latest article “Colonizing Iraq – The Obama Doctrine?” is a must read: – “Unfortunately, not just for the Iraqis, but for the American public, it’s what’s happening in “the dark” — beyond the glare of lights and TV…

The best online pub in town

My previous article “Pakistan’s dirty laundry” made an appearance at a lovely little place called Window Dresser’s Arms, Pig & Whistle – “All good cyber pubs need a foreign correspondent to keep the patrons well-informed and up to date. Our…

What a nice plug…

In an article about Babak Rahimi, assistant professor of Iranian and Islamic Studies at UCSD, journalist Matthew T. Hall from the Union Tribune in San Diego gave me a lovely little plug. Thanks Matthew:   Reuben Brand, a freelance journalist…

Pakistan’s dirty laundry

My following article, “Pakistan’s dirty laundry” was published in Online Opinion – Australia’s leading journal for social and political debate:   The ongoing war with the Taliban has nothing to do with freedom and democracy: it is a distraction. Look…