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The Strategy of Hamas

The Strategy of Hamas

Written by: Michael Kravshik. Click here to view The Strategy of Hamas in the American Thinker by kraxinlogic writer Michael Kravshik.                                                      This is the truth about Hamas. What can you … Continue reading

Guest Writer: War. What is it good for?

Guest Writer: War. What is it good for?

This is another post in our Guest Writer series that is meant to expand the set of opinions found on kraxinlogic. In the spirit of free speech and diverse opinions we will not be vetting or editing our guest posts in any way. We hope to encourage as many of these as possible in the … Continue reading

KRAXFACTS: Who are the Palestinians? – Introduction

KRAXFACTS: Who are the Palestinians? – Introduction

Written by: Michael Kravshik. Who are the Palestinians? A simple question with an extremely complicated, nuanced, and controversial answer. This post is the introduction to a series of posts that will try to answer this question in the simplest way possible. Due to the controversial nature of the topic and the plethora of horribly biased … Continue reading

Jean Baudrillard: Reality, Hyperreality, and Asymmetry

Jean Baudrillard: Reality, Hyperreality, and Asymmetry

Written by: Joshua Lax. How can post-modern theory be brought into the discussion of International Relations?  I will begin by discussing Jean Baudrillard and his notions of reality, hyperreality, and asymmetry.  In later posts I will discuss the works of other post-modern theorists such as Francois Lyotard and his notion of the meta-narrative, Richard Rorty … Continue reading

Unilateral Action by the President

Unilateral Action by the President

Written By: Joshua Lax. The United States is generally considered a country where ’checks and balances’ keep the nation from devolving into dictatorship.  The American republican system provides the three branches of government (Congress, Judiciary and Executive) with enumerated powers, as well as safeguards over other branches.  This specific system was established at founding to … Continue reading

The Inevitability Mindset

The Inevitability Mindset

Written by: Michael Kravshik. For years the debate over the Iranian nuclear threat has raged, and for months the potential of an Israeli strike on these capabilities has enraged.  Many on both sides of the political spectrum have made the decisions faced by the Israeli and American leaders seem obvious or easy. Such people are … Continue reading

This Land is My Land, This Land is Your Land

This Land is My Land, This Land is Your Land

Written by: Michael Kravshik. Do nations deserve land rights? I’m not talking about countries with modern political borders, nor am I debating individual private land ownership. The word nation, in this situation, means a group of people who share a common culture, language, ethnicity, descent or history and not a political state. This question underlies … Continue reading