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Amal Saad-Ghorayeb
Although Hezbollah does indeed depend on the Assad regime for its arms’ flow, this consideration alone does not adequately grasp the other motives...
Saturday, November 5, 2011
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Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi
In the mid 20th century a majority of Arabs lived in monarchical states, some dating as far back as several centuries. However, by the 1960s, the...
Thursday, November 3, 2011
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Alaa al-Lami
The US-Iraq security agreement expected to go into full effect by the end of this year might be the only international agreement of its kind issued...
Thursday, November 3, 2011
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Ibrahim al-Amin
The Arab clients of Washington have a plan for Syria. A sizable group of Arab states are demanding that Bashar Assad relinquish power. Not via the...
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
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Ameer Makhoul
The prisoner exchange deal was a major achievement for Hamas and a great step forward for the Palestinian people, particularly the prisoner’s...
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
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Ibrahim al-Amin
A friend from Damascus sent the following letter: I met with some ‘opposition’ figures whose patriotism is above suspicion. Some had been summoned...
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
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Samia Ben Charqui
Close to 5 months have passed since a much touted constitutional referendum was carried out in Morocco. The move was hailed by various world leaders...
Monday, October 31, 2011
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Ernest Khoury
Paris - In Syria, the mere mention of foreign intervention is enough to divide the opposition into warring camps. This is at least how things appear...
Saturday, October 29, 2011
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Ibrahim al-Amin
The system used in the elections held in Tunisia last weekend was the best means of taking stock of the country’s political forces. Had an...
Saturday, October 29, 2011
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