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Arab and Islamic funding of Islamic studies: a question of Western security

A leading British authority on security and intelligence issues, Anthony Glees, analyses the implications for Western societies of Arab and Islamic funding of Middle Eastern studies centres in Western universities.

The climate change hoax: why Australia should oppose the emissions trading scheme

There are powerful vested interests across the environmental and research domains that do not want the scaremongering climate change bandwagon stopped, warns Australian meteorologist William Kinimonth.

Why cops ran in as the Twin Towers crumbled

A New York police officer who spent hundreds of days, including day one, at Ground Zero after the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers, provides his graphic personal account of the horror. Brett Williams reports.


Mark Helprin, Digital Barbarism: A Writer's Manifesto.

Reviewed by R.J. Stove.

National Observer , Australia, No. 81 (Dec. 2009 - Feb. 2010)