The shocking hypocrisy of the West

“The French and British plan to ask the UN for … financial sanctions against Libya, and intend to take Libyan leaders to the International Criminal Court over crimes against humanity.” Jerusalem Post 25th February 2011). The French and British, and the US president and others, express outrage over the fact that the rulers and government […]

A troubling silence

Egypt’s long-time dictator Hosni Mubarak is now history. For 30 years the political leaders of the West – the EU, UN, USA – both encouraged and financed his heavy-handed regime. He was the tool that was used for doing the “dirty work” that the West wanted done, but that it did not want to be […]