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March 2006

America and the Arabs: Who's Transforming Whom?

March 5, 2006 // Al-Rai - Jordan - Arabic

[Secretary of State] Ms. Condoleezza Rice returned to her country without winning even mild concessions from Arab governments on the issue of strengthening the democratic process. Before she came to the Arab region, the People's Assembly [the lower house of Egypt's Parliament] decided to delay (for one time only) local [Read more]

America and the Arabs: Who's Transforming Whom?

March 5, 2006 // Al-Rai - Jordan - Arabic

[Secretary of State] Ms. Condoleezza Rice returned to her country without winning even mild concessions from Arab governments on the issue of strengthening the democratic process. Before she came to the Arab region, the People's Assembly [the lower house of Egypt's Parliament] decided to delay (for one time only) local [Read more]

Why America Treats Indians M So Well, and Arabs So Badly

March 4, 2006 // Al-Ahram - Egypt - Arabic

Think carefully if you will, about this dissimilarity: the leaders of the West, with George Bush in their lead, are competing to visit and make inroads with India and conclude transactions and agreements with her, while content to send second - or third - tier officials to lecture and offer lessons, dictate conditions [Read more]

Why America Treats Indians So Well, and Arabs So Badly

March 4, 2006 // Al Ahram - Egypt - Arabic

Think carefully if you will, about this dissimilarity: the leaders of the West, with George Bush in their lead, are competing to visit and make inroads with India and conclude transactions and agreements with her, while content to send second - or third - tier officials to lecture and offer lessons, dictate conditions [Read more]

New Nazism Taking Hold in the West

March 4, 2006 // Alhayat Aljadeeda - Palestine - Arabic

Maybe it's foolish to go over the topic of freedom of expression again, after the insulting cartoons of the noble Prophet were published … and after the tide of Western democracy has washed over the Arab and Muslim world, leaving in its wake traces of corpses, body parts, coffins and tombs. But what's happening with [Read more]

America's 'Destiny' of Invasion and Expansionism

March 2, 2006 // Al-Wahda - Syria - Arabic

In 1846, an American senator said the following: "America's destiny is invasion and expansion; it is like the staff of Moses, which turned into a snake and swallowed all the Pharaoh's snakes. Give her time, and you will find her swallowing areas as large as the European kingdoms every few years. This will be the rate [Read more]

Iraq Has Become a Human Slaughterhouse

March 1, 2006 // Azzaman - Iraq - English

We will not be far from reality if we say that Iraq has become something like a slaughterhouse, where human beings are massacred day in and day out with the victims unaware of why they are being slaughtered. In ancient times people were offered as sacrifices to appease the gods. These sacrifices, including mainly [Read more]
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