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John Wight

Thoughts on the Woolwich atrocity

The cold blooded murder of Lee Rigby of the 2nd Battalion the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers – just outside his barracks in Woolwich – saw Al Qaeda-type savagery and bestiality explode in our midst for the first time since 7…

Muslim anger and Western domination

In Iraq there is chaos. In Afghanistan there is chaos. In Libya there is chaos. In Syria there is chaos. Wherever the West intervenes, either directly or indirectly, chaos is the result. The historical charge sheet is just too long…

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War (Edinburgh Trilogy) Loyalist paramilitaries in Belfast decide that Edinburgh is ripe for the taking, the perfect place to launder drug money as they set out to expand their activities across Europe. This means taking over the business interests of…

Syria crisis being exploited by the West

That the US UN ambassador felt justified in to seizing any moral high ground on the ‘shielding of craven tyrants’ when the US remains a major ally of Saudi Arabia, and up until recently was key in helping to maintain…

Egypt: A dangerous turn?

All of a sudden the chilling warning of Saint Just looms large over events in Egypt: “Those who make revolution halfway only dig their own graves.” For the sake of the men and women who’ve taken to the streets and…

Egypt cries freedom

It has long been axiomatic that revolutions occur when the ruling class cannot continue to rule in the old way and the masses refuse to live in the old way. Events currently taking place throughout the Arab world bear this…

Wikileaks and Assange. Shoot the messenger

The apoplectic reaction by the US political establishment to the latest Wikileaks dossier has been revelatory in its illustration of an empire in decline, via its increasingly desperate attempts to maintain its reach through a combination of overt military aggression,…