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The Myths and Facts of Israel’s Claims to Land Rights

Like President Trump and pro-Israeli lobbyists, some politicians and analysts belittled the likely repercussions of Trump’s decision on Jerusalem. Contrary to their presupposition, the international community, including the European Union, … Continue reading

March 12, 2018 · 5 Comments

Trump’s Statement on Jerusalem: A Drift Toward the Unknown!

In today’s world, peace and security come to be the primary issues of all countries, developed and developing alike. There was no time like nowadays where citizens deeply sense the … Continue reading

January 7, 2018 · 1 Comment

What Our World Needs Most: True World Leaders

We often hear many senior citizens, parents, and grandparents talk nostalgically about the good old days of their time. They always reminisce about the serenity of social life, the sufficiency of … Continue reading

October 17, 2016 · 7 Comments

UN: A World Forum of Bystanders

On January 1920, fourteen months after the end of the First World War, the League of Nations (LN) was founded to maintain world order, guarantee peace and security, adjudicate international … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · 13 Comments

ISIS: Another Resurgence of Radical Islamists

In June 2014, a major offensive launched by the so-called Islamic State of Iraq & Greater Syria (ISIS), also known as “The Islamic State” (IS), succeeded in no time to … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · 20 Comments

Realpolitik: A Polished Name for Political Immorality

The moral pattern of politics has degenerated very often over the past six decades or so. Then, politicians and people’s representatives were primarily picked out for their governance skills, civil … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · 13 Comments

Why We Need New Humanized Mobilization Groups

The unprecedented technological advancements in mass media and telecommunications have broadened the options of knowing what is happening in this turbulent world. Nowadays, people see how terror attacks, kidnapping, bloody … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · 17 Comments

Lebanese Politicians Nullify UDHR’s “Right to Housing”

The fall of the Soviet Union in 1991 has demoted communism and socialism to the least importance upon which capitalistic notions flourished all around the world. Since then, the dominant … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · 8 Comments

Why None Succeeded to Reform Arab Bureaucracies

During the first decade of this century, governments and organizations alike were occupied by several analysis processes to reevaluate their achievements and shortcomings, cope with the mainstream trends of people, … Continue reading

March 31, 2014 · 13 Comments

The Fall of Arab Nationalism and its Folkloric League

In the wake of the Second World War, the presence of powerful international and regional organizations, which can preserve peace and play effective mediatory roles between nations, emerged as an imperative requirement … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · 15 Comments

Why Geneva Talks Won’t Stop the Syrian Bloodbath

Now as thirty-four months ago, on every international and regional news TV you would watch, or transnational newspaper you might read, or human rights websites you explore, you will find analytical … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · 14 Comments

Why Iran is Overeager to Master the Middle East

Despite the presence of so many transnational problems, Iran’s nuke program and the Syrian dilemma are by far the most controversial issues on the international political theater. Navigating away from … Continue reading

December 27, 2013 · 12 Comments

Obama Foreign Policy Puts Arab-U.S. Alliance at Risk

If you intend to visit an Arab country, you will likely come across many indignant people criticizing the so-called international community for being a self-serving gathering of countries or an … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · 41 Comments

Whom to Blame for Muslims’ Unending Nightmares

Every now and then, you read some comments or hear people blaming Muslims and Arabs for the ongoing chaos and unending violence currently happening throughout the world. At large, people, … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · 18 Comments

Why Arabs and Muslims Downplay Women’s Rights

Tunisian women rally against slavery and Domestic violence -photo source http://www.tunisia-live.net.No matter whom we are or where we are in the world, one cannot deny that human rights and civil … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 36 Comments

The Ripple Effect of U.S. Double Standard

As centuries ago as now, we find many policymakers, politicians, and political analysts who still consider the abstract idea of double standard a shrewd political craft. They simply justify this double … Continue reading

August 3, 2013 · 11 Comments

What Egyptian Protesters Assert to the World

On June 30, the focus of most people and governments were on the Tahrir Square, in Cairo, where the scheduled mass demonstrations were to be held in opposition to the … Continue reading

July 12, 2013 · 7 Comments

The Crux of Middle East and Arab Dilemma

Whenever you get involved in a political discussion concerning the question of peace and security in this chaotic world, you will find out that Middle East politics, Islamic and Arab … Continue reading

June 22, 2013 · 20 Comments

When America Leads From Behind

Political analysts, think tanks and nonaligned intellectuals are in search to identify the root causes of such upheaval and atrocities. They seek to find out what is in common among all those upset people, groups and nations; and how to end these terrible misfortunes and human sufferings.

May 25, 2013 · 32 Comments

The Persistent Demand of All Arab People

Most foreign residents who happen to live or work in the Arab region are accustomed to hear the mass majority of Arab nationals and expatriates complaining about the living conditions … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · 24 Comments

The Real Call of Arab Civil Societies

The modern concept of civil society is centered on the free joint action between individuals within private and official associations to achieve equitable societal settings and comfortable socioeconomic conditions. Typically, … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · 16 Comments

One of Ali Baba’s Caves of the Middle East

In essence, a sovereign state is a socio-political association of people that has a representative political system, autonomous judiciary, nationally and internationally acknowledged governing body and self-rule over a recognized … Continue reading

November 9, 2012 · 10 Comments

Poverty: The Matrix of All Troubles

At the onset of this millennium, the World Bank established a set of international development targets, known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), to reduce poverty by half in 2015. … Continue reading

October 12, 2012 · 19 Comments

Political Democracy is Not Enough to Generate Development to Arabs

The relationship of a national authority to citizenry has been the subject of agelong arguments and indeterminate discourse. Most political theorists and analysts have unremittingly debated whether social order should … Continue reading

September 22, 2012 · 10 Comments

Why Arab Spring Countries Missed their First Base?

It is a customary practice to see Arabs and non-Arabs browse for the latest news about Arab revolts, called the Arab Spring. They find civil unrest in Tunisia, riots and … Continue reading

September 3, 2012 · 16 Comments

Why Nationalism Couldn’t Overshadow Islamism

The existing interminable regional conflicts among several nation countries along with the recurring armed clashes between political factions, fundamentalist groups, and state authorities are now common features of modern times. … Continue reading

July 13, 2012 · 8 Comments

Why Airlines Should Reorient Aircrew Interactions

Why Many commercial airlines consider friendly interactions between their aircrew members important for promoting safety and increasing productivity.

February 5, 2012 · 5 Comments

Inflaming the Bushy Joblessness Problem

The financial crisis of 2008 has crippled most economies of the developed world in which insolvency spread out, liquidity dried out, credit crunched, joblessness soared up and so on. In … Continue reading

January 25, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Fall of Labor Unions

Imagine the life of more than two hundred millions of unemployed people who have no income to spend on their families. Imagine the life of billions of ordinary employees who … Continue reading

January 19, 2012 · 3 Comments

Armed Confrontations Won’t Help

War is the most destructive action in the history of humankind. Some nations and militarized groups wage war for the mastery of their beliefs, interests, and dominance. While others engage … Continue reading

January 16, 2012 · 7 Comments

Suppressing Student’s Individuality

Parents, schoolteachers and educationists are divided on the issue of school uniform. Actually, the differences of opinion are big among parents and school administrations of which they are split into … Continue reading

January 10, 2012 · 19 Comments

Middle East Governments Have No Alternative

The events and outcomes of the 20th century had influenced and transformed human lives in most of the world, for better or worse, more than any other century. Besides peace, … Continue reading

January 8, 2012 · 9 Comments
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