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Benjamin Herscovitch rss

Islamist barbarity can have widespread appeal

20 September 2014

In the wake of Islamic State’s murderous blitzkrieg, Barack Obama has vowed the United States will fight to destroy the militant group ‘wherever they are.’ Holding off IS’s advance might… Read more

A cultural revolution to celebrate

27 October 2012

Half a world away from US imperial decline and European economic decay, the vista that stretches from the offices of Bengaluru’s nimble start-ups to Shenzhen’s hulking manufacturers is dazzling. Just… Read more