Tuesday, November 19, 2019 -
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Dear OUP: Don’t censor in my name

Our lead editorial today argues that freedom of expression is not a universal value, but is hard-fought and hard-won. If we don’t defend this freedom it will...

‘Moderate’ Rouhani?

Why is the international press referring to Iran’s new president as a “moderate”? Is it because he speak English, holds a degree from a British...

Religiously boycotting Israel

Ed Husain, a researcher with the Council of Foreign Relations, wrote a surprising piece last week in the New York Times on the Arab boycott of Israel. It was surprising...

Don’t like it? Don’t watch it

The publication of Salman Rushdie’s memoir Joseph Anton coincided with last week’s violent protests in the Middle East over a rubbish film about Mohammed....

Questions

The news story is by now well known. This past Sunday, the Swiss voted to ban the construction of minarets throughout the country. The vote, which was preceded by a...