"Would Osama bin Laden have ended up so anti-American if he had the chance you had, to live and study in the U.S.?" the American journalist asked me.
I gave him a long answer (sorry, it wasn't an easy question): "Many Muslims went to America conservative and came back liberal. Yet others first became conservative, [Read more]
The regional powers that felt threatened by Iraqi democracy and transformed that nation into an open field for terrorists, have failed to undermine Iraq's political process or inhibit the formation of the basic components of a new and democratic Iraqi State.
In spite of the killing fields, which are widespread, the [Read more]
During the government of Iran's communist President Mossadegh , Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi  feared for his own position and popularity. The CIA realized (and so did President of the United States Eisenhower) that something had to be done to save the Shah from Mossadegh. At lightning speed, the Shah and his family [Read more]
Osama bin Laden is a terrorist, a criminal, a murderer, is a vile man and has many inhuman attributes, but he is certainly not responsible for the rise in hatred toward Muslims in Europe. This hatred has emerged due to the adoption (by Western governments) of the many new measures taken to stem the flow of Muslims into [Read more]
The first foreign culture that I encountered, outside of classes on the Holy Koran, was through comic books. Even today, I continue to frequent movies inspired by comic books. These movies return me to my childhood. With their innocence, children are capable of experiencing the power of fiction. In this way children [Read more]
Helen Thomas, who is of Arab [Lebanese] origin, is famous for being America's First Lady of journalism. U.S. presidents have known her as UPI's White House correspondent for 57 years, making her the longest-running White House reporter. Until recently, every president gave her the opportunity to ask the first question [Read more]
Iran's revolutionary regime wants to remain a recalcitrant adolescent, and refuses to mature into adulthood or a nation based on logic, which would require it to follow guidelines and keep its commitments. Since the advent of the Islamic revolution over 28 years ago, Iran has done little to adopt a common sense [Read more]
Munir al-Akash is one of the few to have written about the Puritans (founders of what has become known as the United States of America) and to have put them under a magnifying glass, on the dissection table. He did so in a study entitled "The Holy Executioners," which stands out from so many other studies with have [Read more]
Iraq is now passing through a serious crisis, and those paying the price are the Iraqi people, particularly the most vulnerable among them.
Organized murder operations normally target citizen in poor and low-income and areas such as Sadr City, Falluja, Kirkuk, Hilla, Nahrawan, Baghdad Jadida and other impoverished [Read more]
The United States, which failed to accomplish its stated goals in Iraq and for this reason is facing problems both domestically and internationally, has now come face to face with Iran. As a matter of fact, Iran's situation is utterly different from that of Iraq. The U.S. which acted alone on the Iraq issue, now enjoys [Read more]