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Scholarship vs. Politics
Historians Reject Anti-Israel Resolutions

The American Historical Association rejected a pair of anti-Israel resolutions earlier this month. Perhaps the most important fact about that incident: they rejected them as historians.

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A Pro-Hamas Left Emerges

In the pursuit of political goals and an anti-Israel message, Historians Against the War has abandoned the standards of its profession and adopted a stance that objectively supports Hamas’s war aims.

In Their Own Words
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Why They Fight: Hamas’ Too-Little-Known Fascist Charter

As the Gaza conflict rolls on, the Western press has virtually ignored Hamas’s 1988 “Covenant,” which precisely details the terror group’s radical anti-Semitism and intellectual debt to Nazi ideology.

Ideological Exceptionalism
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Taking Iran’s Anti-Semitism Seriously

When U.S. policymakers focus on Iran, they tend to look at technical issues—its military capabilities, its economy, its nuclear ambitions. But they seldom pay enough attention to its ideological beliefs.

The Totalitarian Present

As with fascism and communism before, we’re underrating ideology and “split modernity” in confronting our enemies.

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A Nation Divided

Nigeria faces a contentious election in February, likely to be made worse by violent attacks from Boko Haram.

What Goes Up

The F-35 program’s supporters are willing to toss aside the useful and sturdy A-10 “Warthog” for this problem-plagued but glamorous jet.

Pipeline Politics

EU efforts to build out reverse flow pipelines to combat Putin’s divide-and-conquer strategies are bearing fruit.

Fracas in Caracas

Waiting in line is now a paying job. And Maduro is keeping the country’s three exchange rates in place.

Listen Up OPEC

American shale operators are finding new ways to profitably drill, even in today’s bear market.

Hosing Down the Data

Smog drives the plot in a recent Chinese novel, while one city’s officials get creative in an attempt to fudge air quality numbers.

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