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Why Is Bibi Challenging Obama?

March 17, 2015 // Al-Rai Al-Aam - Kuwait - Arabic

What we are currently watching is a battle between two men, each of whom believes that he will leave his name in the annals of history. There is Barack Obama, who has nothing left before him except to reach toward an agreement with Iran in order for history to remember him. Then there is Benjamin Netanyahu, or [Read more]

Home of American Fatwas

March 2, 2015 // Al-Sharq Al-Awsat - Saudi Arabia - Arabic

What are needed today are actions, not words. The fight against terrorism is no longer speculation as it is happening now, freely, especially since there is clear evidence, there is bloodshed, and countries are crumbling.

Military Intervention in Lebanon and Jordan

February 2, 2015 // Kathimerini - Greece - Greek

Anglo-American military interventions in Lebanon and Jordan in July 1958 were the result, respectively, of the Suez crisis of 1956 and the setback of relations between the U.S. and Syria during the summer of 1957. After meeting the Anglo-French with strong resistance, the Egyptian President Jamal Abdel Nasser emerged [Read more]

Barack Obama: The Naive

November 7, 2014 // El Diario Exterior - Spain - Spanish

It is worthwhile to look farther back and evaluate the past – not to relive old animosities, but rather to discredit the idea that terrorism and extremism are unique and exclusive of one religious sect.

Hopes Here, Crises There

July 26, 2014 // L'Orient-Le Jour - Lebanon - French

In this recently begun 21st century, several elements seem to condemn the Near and Middle East to play a marginal role in the collaboration of nations. First, the disengagement of the United States from Iraq and Afghanistan, which meant the end of the broader Middle East project and the return to a less ambitious, more [Read more]

The West Worsened the Terrorist Threat

June 2, 2014 // The Daily Star - Lebanon

The Lebanon-Syria- Iraq area has become a single operating unit for them. Experts who study this phenomenon say that at least 15,000 armed and active fighters operate there today, while some put the figure closer to 30,000.
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