(John Eipper, USA, 10/19/18 4:13 am)
Gary Moore writes:
My quest to demystify some Large Historical Numbers takes me back to Cameron Sawyer's
valuable statement (September 26) on Stalin-era productiv
(Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich, USA, 10/19/18 3:23 am)
I am delighted to see that topic of sanctions has gained some traction on WAIS.
Sanctions have been described as many things by various players. Alternate to war, prelude to war, war itself,
(Vincent Littrell, USA, 10/19/18 3:06 am)
On 9 October John Eipper asked, "Are there ‘living English' versions of [Baha'I scripture]--say, to make them more accessible to children?"
The short answer to
(Paul Levine, Denmark, 10/18/18 2:32 pm)
The question of who is history's greatest monster (see Gary Moore, 18 October) is macabre, like a bizarre Oscar or a demented Nobel.
Ian Johnson takes up the challenge in the New York Re
(A. J. Cave, USA, 10/18/18 8:02 am)
I think we have to wait for some sort of official Saudi and Turkish reports on what has happened to Khashoggi. They are investigating on the scene now and should have something soon. Without solid ev
(Istvan Simon, USA, 10/18/18 3:47 am)
In reply to Eugenio Battaglia (October 15th), sanctions have zero to do with terrorism. That sanctions are terrorism is a distortion of the meaning of terrorism beyond recognition.
(John Eipper, USA, 10/18/18 3:31 am)
Gary Moore writes:
My thanks to Harry Papasotiriou (October 17) for his reply on the number
of infants King Herod is said to have killed--resonating with David Duggan
(A. J. Cave, USA, 10/17/18 12:39 pm)
As of this writing (Monday afternoon, Silicon Valley time), other than hearsay, there isn't much in terms of actual concrete evidence to explain the disappearance of the Saudi journalist and court
(Harry Papasotiriou, Greece, 10/17/18 3:18 am)
In response to Gary Moore (October 16th), the "Holy Infants" said to have been slaughtered by order of Herod are remembered in the Greek Orthodox liturgy of 29 December. But the liturgy men
(David Duggan, USA, 10/17/18 2:55 am)
The recognition of a separate patriarchate of Kiev has more than symbolic import for Christians globally, and geo-political realities specifically. To understand, a mini-deep dive into Ukraine-Russian