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Monday, February 27, 2012

A Referendum of Shame

The gruesome images coming out of Syria are more than upsetting and angering. At this point, they are maddening. How can anyone ignore the desperation and suffering of innocent civilians? How can anyone turn a blind eye on the bodies and limbs littering the streets in cities across Syria? The killing and mutilation of unarmed and unsuspecting victims and the deafening noises of dissent have been going on for much too long to ignore or pretend they don’t exist or claim they are fabricated lies, or products of “conspiracy.”

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Monday, February 20, 2012

In Syria: A Revolution Born of Sorrow and Martyrdom

While US drones fly in Syrian airspace whether to collect intelligence or in preparation for an intervention in support of the Syrian opposition, Iranian vessels docked at the Syrian port of Tartouss as a clear message of solidarity with the Assad regime.

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Monday, February 13, 2012

Messages of Hate on The Day of Love

For many Lebanese, Valentine’s Day has become synonymous of Rafic Hariri’s shocking assassination along with 21 others in 2005. On this occasion, it’s good to remember how hundreds of thousands of Lebanese spontaneously took to the streets in protest. In addition to “The Truth,” they demanded in one unified voice that Syria leave Lebanon after a peacekeeping mission that turned into a 30-year-occupation.

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Monday, February 6, 2012

A Witness Who Saw Everything! Adel Imam’s New Egypt

Islamists in Egypt are wasting no time showing the world their governance style. Instead of aiming high and tackling the many serious issues Egypt faces today, they went for the cheap shots first, settling old scores, making it no secret that their priority is to stifle freedom of speech, innovation and the arts under the pretext of “defending” Islam from what they claim are serious threats.

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