Monday, October 27, 2014

Going Downhill and Singing Our Failures

Tell me how you measure success. Actually, you don’t need to tell me. I can probably find out on my own. Just as I can find out your likes and dislikes, hobbies, political views, your friends’ updates, your family’s peculiarities and many other details. Others, with specialized surveillance tools, can find out your secrets, from how much money you make to how you spend it and where.

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Monday, October 20, 2014

The Kurdish Way of Fighting ISIS

Images speak volumes. Terrorists of the so-called ‘Islamic State’ know that very well and employ it in their fear-instilling tactics. It is our responsibility to remember that images are often misleading. Their deceptive impact is at the basis of all propaganda.

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Monday, October 13, 2014

Let The Malala Effect Resonate Loudly

For many in the Arab world, the phenomenon of Malala Yousafzai is not a high point worthy of discussion or analysis. Why should they concern themselves with a teenager who defied the odds and stood up to her aggressors, the Taliban no less, in a conservative Muslim nation plagued by Islamic fanaticism?

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Monday, October 6, 2014

This Cataclysm Will Be Televised and Tweeted

I recently spent a week away from news and what I found when I returned seemed truly apocalyptic.

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