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How a Young Girl's Rape Mirrors the Fate of Her Nation

July 19, 2006 // Al-Ahram - Egypt - English

In early 2003, an Arabic-language newspaper ran a cartoon depicting the nation of Iraq as a young girl being raped by a U.S. soldier, while several Arabs in traditional garb enthusiastically egged the soldier on. The message was simple: Iraq was about to be plundered of its wealth, stripped of its manpower, its [Read more]

'Ugly' Americans and 'Ugly' Muslims

June 28, 2006 // Al-Alam Al Youm - Egypt - Arabic

A U.S. business group recently began an effort to change the "repugnant" image of the United States abroad. Before this attempt, the U.S. administration desperately tried and continues to try to improve its image in the world, which is the very measure of hatred. The president’s special envoy to prop-up America's [Read more]

'Ugly' Americans and 'Ugly' Muslims

June 27, 2006 // Al-Alam Al Youm - Egypt - Arabic

A U.S. business group recently began an effort to change the "repugnant" image of the United States abroad. Before this attempt, the U.S. administration desperately tried and continues to try to improve its image in the world, which is the very measure of hatred. The president’s special envoy to prop-up America's [Read more]

How a Young Girl's Rape Mirrors the Fate of Her Nation

June 20, 2006 // Al-Ahram - Egypt - English

In early 2003, an Arabic-language newspaper ran a cartoon depicting the nation of Iraq as a young girl being raped by a U.S. soldier, while several Arabs in traditional garb enthusiastically egged the soldier on. The message was simple: Iraq was about to be plundered of its wealth, stripped of its manpower, its [Read more]

In the World of Football, the American Giant is a Dwarf

June 20, 2006 // Al-Ahram - Egypt - Arabic

The United States of America, the colossus which seeks to impose globalization on the world, even in the most savage manner, is in fact just a dwarf when it comes to one of the most omnipresent manifestations of globalization: sports. Played with an enchanting round ball, the very apex of global sport is football's [Read more]

Freedom from Saddam is Worth Everything

March 28, 2006 // Al-Ahram - Egypt - Arabic

An old Iraqi proverb says: Whoever loses his gold can go to the gold market and buy more, whoever loses a lover will forget him in maybe a year, but whoever loses a country, where can he find another country? In spite of that the Iraqis - even though the proverb is an Iraqi one!- are losing Iraq (and Iraq is not just [Read more]

Freedom from Saddam is Worth Everything

March 27, 2006 // Al-Ahram - Egypt - Arabic

An old Iraqi proverb says: Whoever loses his gold can go to the gold market and buy more, whoever loses a lover will forget him in maybe a year, but whoever loses a country, where can he find another country? In spite of that the Iraqis - even though the proverb is an Iraqi one!- are losing Iraq (and Iraq is not just [Read more]

Bush Plans Sudan Invasion … Can Americans Stop Him?

March 23, 2006 // Algomhuria - Egypt - Arabic

It seems that the United States is not content to occupy Iraq and Afghanistan, but that it also wants to meddle in the Sudan. American intentions toward Sudan have been clear since the crisis began in Western Sudan's Darfur Province. At the start of the crisis, Washington made many statements wherein it described the [Read more]

American Failure Strengthens Iranian Influence in Iraq

March 10, 2006 // Al-Ahram - Egypt - Arabic

The American Secretary of Defense accused Iran's Revolutionary Guard of infiltrating Iraq to undertake destructive activities that are damaging to the future of the country. The purpose of these attacks is to emphasize this: that control by American occupation forces is breaking down. This is to Iran's advantage, [Read more]

American Failure Strengthens Iranian Influence in Iraq

March 10, 2006 // Al-Ahram - Egypt - Arabic

The American Secretary of Defense accused Iran's Revolutionary Guard of infiltrating Iraq to undertake destructive activities that are damaging to the future of the country. The purpose of these attacks is to emphasize this: that control by American occupation forces is breaking down. This is to Iran's advantage, [Read more]
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