(Enrique Torner, USA, 10/06/22 6:31 am)
I am pleased to share the recording of Prof. Stanley Payne's virtual lecture on the Spanish Black Legend, delivered to my students at Minnesota State U on September 29th, 2022:
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 10/06/22 5:43 am)
Mendo Henriques (4 October) sent a strong and detailed accusation against Putin and his speech announcing the annexation of the occupied areas of Ukraine.
However, this Bastian Contrario would l
(Massoud Malek, USA, 10/06/22 4:04 am)
Nika, a 16-year-old girl, was arrested in Tehran by the police in a street demonstration. After the arrest she was raped repeatedly for eight days; in Islam you are not supposed to execute a virgin gi
(Consoly Leon Arias, Spain / Canary, 10/05/22 7:45 am)
Diaz-Canel's Cuba recently approved the so-called Código de las Familias (Family Code).
It is a legal package that intends to show the "openness" of the communist r
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 10/05/22 3:20 am)
Commenting on my post of 1 October, our esteemed moderator asked: "Is it meaningful whether Mussolini was killed privately earlier in the day, or publicly in the afternoon?"
(Boris Volodarsky, Austria, 10/04/22 7:57 am)
Some good news from Russia. As soon as the mobilization was announced and the "new territories" annexed, newly mobilized recruits were informed that the army was poor and could not provide t
(Massoud Malek, USA, 10/04/22 6:38 am)
Most of what I write here comes from YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, BBC Persian, VOA Persian and Persian television outside of Iran.
My family and friends in Iran keep sending messages to ask
(Mendo Henriques, Portugal, 10/04/22 3:53 am)
Here is my latest take on the Ukraine war.
I would like to engage more with our fellow WAISers, but at this moment with classes, I have no time. October is certainly a significant month for Russ
(Massoud Malek, USA, 10/03/22 4:02 am)
After over 40 years of slavery, Iranian women are brave enough to show more than the hair. The regime has killed 183 people in two weeks. The only passage in the Koran about the hijab says to cov
(Cameron Sawyer, USA, 10/03/22 3:27 am)
JE commented on my post of October 1st: "Cameron, you debunk one assumption we have in the West: that ‘we' can infinitely outproduce Putin in the weapons department. The extreme shor