Shimon Peres was less hawkish than the likes of Netanyahu and Lieberman, but for President Obama to compare him with Nelson Mandela is simply ahistorical.Read More
Mandela knew when voice had to be raised and when silence was more effective. He was the liberation movement’s rallying cry through 27 years of incarceration and country’s moral compass once he stepped down from public office.Read More
Imagine a documentary film about the Holocaust which makes no mention of Nazi Germany.
Imagine a documentary film about the 1965-66 slaughter of as many as a million “communists” in Indonesia which makes no mention of the key role in the killing played by the United States.
But there’s no need to imagine it. It’s been made, and was released this past summer. It’s called “The Act of Killing” and makes no mention of the American role.Read More