Articles by Arthur Goldwag

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Here Come the Paris Truthers: Paranoia, the American Right, and the Missing Complexity from Our Terrorism Debate
Arthur Goldwag - Salon, 23 Nov 2015

France was a colonial power in the Middle East and Africa for a century; it has boots on the ground in West Africa and its war planes have been bombing ISIS strongholds in Iraq and Syria. As shocking and terrible as Friday’s attacks were, there really is no mystery as to why they happened; they did not come out of the blue. Just as Israeli realpolitik helped lay the groundwork for Hamas, ISIS, as we now know, is a monster that the West had a hand in creating.

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