Monthly Archives: February 2015

Jihad & Judeochristianity – different moral universes

Jihad is propelled not merely by religion but its own and different moral universe, writes Andrew L. Urban. “The struggle against Islamic extremism has been crippled by a failure of historical awareness and cultural understanding. From the very beginning, we … Continue reading

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Australians on death row: a win-win option

Letter to Foreign Affairs Minister The Hon Julie Bishop MP February 14, 2015 Dear Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop, With the greatest respect for your work in Foreign Affairs in general and the extraordinary efforts to avert the executions of … Continue reading

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A law unto their learned selves

Examples of senior legal practitioners disregarding the law and not being held accountable for it is evident in Australia’s criminal legal system writes Andrew L. Urban. The judges of the South Australian court of criminal appeal have accepted that Henry … Continue reading

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Putin – takeout

The takeout on Putin is that his increasing belligerence is fuelling ridicule. By Andrew L. Urban. MUNICH — It was at the venerable Munich Security Conference in 2007 that Vladimir Putin first sounded the resentful Cold War blast that now … Continue reading

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Anger itself fires furies of ISlam

It’s not a mistake: I fully intend to write it as ISlam, highlighting the inbuilt anger in the very title of the religion that is setting the world on fire. By Andrew L. Urban. I found an article about Andy … Continue reading

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