Monday, September 29, 2014

Race to fight ISIS or only a show of force?

If we ask Arabs what is their favorite animal, they are likely to choose the ostrich, as it solves all its problems by simply burying its head in the sand!

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Monday, September 22, 2014

Matteh Becomes Hollywood

George Clooney loves Amal Alamuddin and he is proud to be her husband as he announced recently ahead of the couple’s wedding this weekend. Clooney is proudly confessing his love for a well-deserving woman who hails from Lebanon. Amal represents an independent woman model some Lebanese and other Arab societies are still struggling to accept and promote. She is the embodiment of a woman’s right to choose including who to wed and when, irrespective of background, religion, culture or age differences. Good reasons to celebrate.

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Monday, September 15, 2014

America Is Back Late and Pompous. Reason for Concern

There is always a good time for a U.S. intervention (diplomatic in particular, military if necessary) in the Middle East. There is also a better time, just as there is a worst time. History teaches us, the U.S. always misses the former two and goes for the latter with usually terrible consequences.

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Monday, September 8, 2014

Fighting ISIS Means Suffocating It Without Mercy

In his many diatribes, terrorist in chief Osama Bin laden had a recurring theme: A deeply rooted desire to “bring America to its knees” by dragging it or luring it into conflict and letting it “bleed to death.”

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Monday, September 1, 2014

Keep “God” Out of Your Evil

This is not a column about religion. Nor does it aim to convince you of anything religious. Quite the contrary, this is purely about humans, their politics, evil, and how they dump it all -- for blame or justification -- on religion; or worse, on “God” -- theirs or somebody else’s.

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