Author: Janith Peiris

Smoke rises during clashes in the town of Bashiqa, east of Mosul, during an operation to attack Islamic State militants in Mosul, Iraq (Photo: Thaier Al-Sudani/ Reuters)

Madness in Mosul

The rise of populists and of IS stem from the same root cause: disillusionment with “the system”. That is why the defeat of IS will take so much more than just military force. The...

ISIS wants to delete the world

ISIS wants to delete the world

ISIS has continued its bloody march through Syria and Iraq spreading to Libya and even Nigeria. They have continued Al Qaeda’s work and are slowly but surely destroying our human history and identity with...

Netanyahu: Controversy or Truth?

Newly re-elected Prime Minister Netanyahu won his campaign by a strong margin, but was his tactic fair? He alienated 20% of the electorate at the cost of severely impairing US-Israeli Relations. What does this...

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