Academia

Does PRIO have relevant knowledge?

After PRIO researcher Pinar Tank concludes, apparently without any evidence, that Israel is the great loser, this sort of puts her statements into strange light: Eli Yishai invited to Turkey, not ruling out visit By JPOST.COM STAFF 09/13/2011 11:48 Turkish…

Kudos to Lars Gule

Just as we have spotted, translated and uploaded stories where Lars Gule seems to have got the wrong end of the stick with regards to Judaism, Israel, we must be equally quick to do ditto when he takes a principled…

Jørgen Jensehaugen phones it in

Jørgen Jensehaugen is what passes for an “expert” on Middle Eastern affairs in Norway. Apart from an IB from Rome, his main qualification is that he worked as a research assistant for Hilde Henriksen Waage and has his degrees in…

Counter boycott bites back

This is a Sunday morning cut and paste job, borrowed from the Muqata blog, where blogger Jameel Rashid has put together a very useful list of Scottish products to leave behind. Morrison Bowmore Distillers Ltd. info@morrisonbowmore.co.uk Distillers of: Auchintoshan, Bowmore,…

Now Norwegians know what Khaybar means

Norwegians who read Dagbladets book review of Halvor Tjønns book “Muhammed” will by now probably understand the extreme gravity of the placard in the 2009 Gaza demonstration that turned into a pogrom in Oslo. Several placards had the words Khaybar, Khaybar, ya…