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Posts Tagged ‘Saddam Hussein’

The New American-Saudi-Muslim Alliance

Reuters photo   By Sami Jamil Jadallah As the ‘mainstream media’ besieged President Donald Trump’s touchdown in Riyadh on his first international trip where he was expected to receive a lavish and unprecedented reception by Saudi officials to attend a busy two day summit with Saudis, GCC leaders and heads of states from the Islamic […]

The end of Iraqi and Syrian woes and the disappearance of ISIS

Reuters photo   By Dr. Fadi Elhusseini When entangled elements make it hard to reach sound analyses, conspiracy theories appear to be a good tool to explain the unexplained. This applies perfectly to the situation in the Middle East.

The Price of Fear, the Price of Dictatorship

Reuters photo   By Sami Jamil Jadallah   Revisiting the Arab Spring   I grew up when there were curfews that lasted for days, when listening to the wrong radio station could land you in jail, when a stupid, illiterate “security/mokhabarat” could haul you to jail for no reason and I remember when and actually […]

The Arab World: What Went Wrong

Karam Al-Masri/AFP   By Sami Jamil Jadallah In order for the Arab world to catch up with the rest of the world, not in buying weapons or engaging in more wars (27 wars among Arabs only and counting), but to catch up in education, science, technology, vocational training, job training, employment and rights of citizenship, […]

What is Trump’s plan in Iraq?

Ali Abbas/EPA   By Rafah Al Saad Iraqi eyes look to the White House, Donald Trump now the President, who talked a lot about Iraq before winning the election.

Castro: From Liberator to Dictator

By Sami Jamil Jadallah America, the great democracy, could never find a dictator it did not like; of course, there are always exceptions to the rules, and the exception is Fidel Castro.

Iran Air Flight 655 – Lest We Forget

By Rupen Savoulian The title above comes from an article in the Washington Post published in 2013, referring to the shooting down of civilian Iranian Air Flight 655 back in 1988. The Iranian airliner was on a routine flight from Tehran to Dubai, when it was shot down by two surface-to-air missiles launched from the […]

Breaking Impregnable Walls

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters   By Ananya S Guha The report on Britain and the United States’ intervention in Iraq is now an official document. It can now be interpreted and conclusions can be drawn, inferences made. Prior to that things were on the basis of speculation.

Amnesty International respond to Chilcot report on Iraq war

Reuters photo   By Amnesty International Following yesterday’s publication of the Iraq Inquiry, Sir John Chilcot’s much-awaited report on the UK’s involvement in the 2003 Iraq war, human rights NGO Amnesty International in response released a statement.

Palestinians: 68 Years and Counting

By Sami Jamil Jadallah Every year at this time, Palestinians around the world and under occupation “celebrate” or let us say “mourn” what is referred to as “Nakba” or “Catastrophe” and it seems every day is a Nakba for Palestinians under Israeli Occupation and those who lost their homes and position to the Israeli state […]

Is ISIS a real threat to the world?

By Sattar Rind Everyone is talking about ISIS and its threat. Are they going to capture the world and brutally kill all human beings who do not believe them and their particular sect of Islam, as they come from the Islamic jurisprudences – Hanbali, Salafi or very commonly known Wahhabi?

George Bush Sr and what might have been

By Sattar Rind The founder of the ‘New World Order’, the ex and first unilateral superpower president of the United States, George H. Bush Sr, has recently criticised ex Vice President Dick Cheney, one of the neoconservative team members of the ‘Group of Four’ under the leadership of his son and 43rd president of the […]

Cold (World) War II

By Sattar Rind The second phase of the Cold War started on September 30, 2015 when Vladimir Putin gave his speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Pakistan, Terrorism and Human Rights

  By Muhammad Waqas Awan The black day of 16th December 2014 can never be wiped from the mind of Pakistani people when the APS was attacked by terrorists and more then 142 children were brutally killed.

Addressing the Palestinian Right of Return

  By Anant Mishra “You seem to be surprised to hear that there are still problems of 1948 to be solved, the most important component of which is the right to return of Palestinian refugees.”