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Lebanese Wonder, 'Can We Count on America?'

July 14, 2006 // An-Nahar - Lebanon - Arabic

A worrisome deficiency in the level of "American protection" for "Political Lebanon" became evident over the past 24 hours, after the runways of Beirut International Airport were bombed and Israel announced it has imposed a sea and air embargo over all of Lebanon. This raises many questions that should greatly concern [Read more]

The Cinderella of U.S. Diplomacy and Her Lost Slipper

June 24, 2006 // Al Anwar - Lebanon - Arabic

And at the thirteenth day of the start of this tense war (the war of Judgment Day) the Cinderella of the American Diplomacy, "who has blue eyes and a space between her teeth" wakes up, yawns and sits in her velvet bed. She gets up slowly and goes to Lebanon to meet (according to her) its "wonderful" prime minister. The [Read more]

The Cinderella of U.S. Diplomacy and Her Lost Slipper

June 24, 2006 // Al Anwar - Lebanon - Arabic

And at the thirteenth day of the start of this tense war (the war of Judgment Day) the Cinderella of the American Diplomacy, "who has blue eyes and a space between her teeth" wakes up, yawns and sits in her velvet bed. She gets up slowly and goes to Lebanon to meet (according to her) its "wonderful" prime minister. The [Read more]

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

June 16, 2006 // Ahram - Lebanon - 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]

Gadhafi Gets His Way, and So Do Americans

May 17, 2006 // Annahar - Lebanon - Arabic

The United States decision to restore diplomatic relations with Libya heralds the beginning of what might be called a Golden Age in relations between the two countries. This is exactly what Muammar Gadhafi wanted and has been waiting for since the end of 2003, when he made the dramatic leap from enemy to friend of the [Read more]

Prospect of Iran-U.S. Talks Set Arab Summit Abuzz

April 3, 2006 // Al-Mustaqbal - Lebanon - Arabic

Question One: Was the United States serious when it invited Iran to discuss the matter of Iraq's future? Question Two: Was Iran hasty in saying yes to the American invitation? Question Three: Was it wise for the Arab states to express nervousness about the American invitation and Iran's agreement with it? [Read more]

Bush Says Everything's All Right in Iraq

March 31, 2006 // Al-Mustaqbal - Lebanon - Arabic

Everything's all right in Iraq. This is what U.S. President George Bush is saying. The country couldn't be closer to a civil war that would destroy everything. Instead, everything's all right. Human rights violation came out of Abu Ghraib to people's houses from Basra in the south (where the British troops are) to [Read more]

Prospect of Iran-U.S. Talks Set Arab Summit Abuzz

March 27, 2006 // Al-Mustaqbal - Lebanon - Arabic

Question One: Was the United States serious when it invited Iran to discuss the matter of Iraq's future? Question Two: Was Iran hasty in saying yes to the American invitation? Question Three: Was it wise for the Arab states to express nervousness about the American invitation and Iran's agreement with it? [Read more]

Freedom from Saddam is Worth Everything

March 27, 2006 // Ahram - Lebanon - 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 Says in Iraq, Everything's All Right …

March 24, 2006 // Al-Mustaqbal - Lebanon - Arabic

Everything's all right in Iraq. This is what the U.S. President George Bush is saying. The country couldn't be closer to a civil war that would destroy everything. Instead, everything's all right. Human rights violation came out of Abu Ghraib to people's houses from Basra in the south (where the British troops are) to [Read more]
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