With the five year anniversary of the American invasion of Iraq and the sixth consecutive year of occupation, countless questions arise – did the invasion fail or did the occupying forces achieve their aims?
The answer, revealed on a daily basis by American polls, is failure. These same polls also reveal the [Read more]
The statements of presidential nominee John McCain before and during his visit to Israel, in which he supported military operations against the Gaza Strip and for Jerusalem to be Israel’s capital, show that his visit to the region aims to win the friendship of Israeli and its effective American lobby as well as to [Read more]
The American administration is incapable of making or sponsoring any peace projects.
Past and present tragic events in the troubled region have shown that the US Administration of George W. Bush was behind plots concocted against the Palestinian people and their legitimate rights.
Perhaps the most positive thing that the Bush administration has done, albeit unknowingly, is to bring to light its various apparatus, pushing them to play above, not under the table as they have done in the past.
Stanley Cohen, the Jewish American lawyer, asks this question through an Arab satellite channel: “Why are some parties and people in the region (Editor’s note: Middle East) hurrying to celebrate and marvel to whatever ideas and invitations the US administration throws, without any reasoning and awareness to the [Read more]
Despite the objections voiced by the administration of George W. Bush, the visit to Damascus of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi - the third most powerful figure in the United States - is of particular importance. By carrying out this visit, Mrs. Pelosi confirms the existence of a desire to restore balance to American [Read more]
Since time immemorial, Iraq has been home to scientists and the quest for knowledge. The thing that makes the country of the two rivers such a natural gathering place for geographers, historians, authors and scientists is its fertile valleys, food and a civilization that dates back to 7000 years BC. It is a country [Read more]
DAMASCUS: Suspected al-Qaeda-linked militants tried to blow up the U.S. Embassy in Damascus yesterday. The assailants attempted to storm the compound with automatic weapons and hand grenades, but in a fierce gun battle against Syrian guards, they were repulsed outside the walls.
The brazen, midmorning attack came amid [Read more]