April 24, 2017

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How Academics think about Freedom of Speech: Fisking the Email that Killed Phyllis Chesler’s Talk on Shame-Murders

April 13, 2017 Richard Landes

http://www.theaugeanstables.com/2017/04/13/how-academics-think-about-freedom-of-speech-fisking-the-email-that-killed-phyllis-cheslers-talk-on-shame-murders/In preparing an article on how Phyllis Chesler, one of the few scholars and feminists to tackle the problem of honor-killings/shame murders in the Muslim world (and elsewhere, eg, Hindus in India, Sikhs to a […]

Honor-Shame Pathologies and 4th Generation Warfare

April 5, 2017 Richard Landes

http://www.theaugeanstables.com/2017/04/05/honor-shame-pathologies-and-4th-generation-warfare/One of my colleagues with whom I discuss honor-shame issues is Doyle Quiggle, who in addition to his ability to think about what Daniel Lord Smail calls deep history (governed by honor-shame dynamics), also happens […]

Take the Proleptic Dhimmi Test: Replace Zionist with Caliphater

March 27, 2017 Richard Landes

http://www.theaugeanstables.com/2017/03/27/take-the-proleptic-dhimmi-test-replace-zionist-with-caliphater/I am currently reading about the excellent and depressing research of David Collier into the Palestinian Solidarity Commission, England’s largest and most “prestigious” “pro-Palestinian” group with Jeremy Corbyn and Ilan Pappe on their board. He […]

What If…?

March 15, 2017 Richard Landes

http://www.theaugeanstables.com/2017/03/15/what-if/What If…? What if “right-wing” Israel is right about why the peace process has failed? What if negotiations repeatedly failed because the Palestinians used every occasion to demand concessions from Israel and broke them off […]

Liberals without memory: Fisking Roger Cohen on Geert Wilders

March 15, 2017 Richard Landes

http://www.theaugeanstables.com/2017/03/15/liberals-without-memory-roger-cohen-on-geert-wilders/Roger Cohen has another of his patented editorials, this time about Geert Wilders. Rapid fisking below.  Somebody Else’s Babies Roger Cohen MARCH 14, 2017 And so it begins. With the Dutch election on Wednesday, Europe […]

European Schizoid Dissonance: The Calm of Appeasement

March 2, 2017 Richard Landes

http://www.theaugeanstables.com/2017/03/02/european-schizoid-dissonance-the-calm-of-appeasement/At the Balfour Declaration centenary conference convened by JCPA Tuesday, February 28, there was a particularly interesting juxtaposition during the first panel between remarks by Colonel Richard Kemp and Professor Julius Schoeps. (NB: the videos […]

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