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No American Arms For Lebanon Until Civil Rights For Palestinians – OpEd

Lebanese politicians late this summer are consumed with what they habitually do best. And that is to wring their hands and exclaim ‘the sky is falling’ while blaming other countries from the US and Wahhabist Saudi Arabia to Shia Iran, Zionist Israel, oil rich Qatar, local sects, rival politicians and various religions for the rise […]

Pakistan's Imran Khan, photo by Wanishahrukh, WIkipedia Commons
Pakistan's Imran Khan, photo by Wanishahrukh, WIkipedia Commons


Pakistan: Imran Khan’s Momentous Political Gamble – OpEd

Before psycho-analyzing Imran Khan’s colorful personality and determining that where PTI stands in the Pakistani political spectrum: whether it’s a center-left (liberal) or a center-right (conservative) party, let us first draw a distinction between politics and culture: a democratic system of governance falls in the category of politics while liberalism as a value-system falls in […]

The flag of the European Union. Note that this flag was flown incorrectly as the stars were upside down. Photo by MPD01605, Wikipedia Commons.
The flag of the European Union. Photo by MPD01605, Wikipedia Commons.


Obama’s Russia Sanctions Deepen Recession In Europe – OpEd

The Obama Administration actively pressured Europe to impose harsh sanctions on Russia in order to defend the violent takeover (‘regime change’) in the Ukraine. England, France, Germany and the rest of the European regimes gave in to Washington’s demands. Russia responded by imposing reciprocal sanctions, especially on agriculture goods, and is establishing alternative trading partners […]