Archive for the 'U.S. Exit Strategy' Category

From the Sublime to the Profane: American Blunders in the Middle East

Monday, June 20th, 2016

It is profane for the U.S. to adopt sectarian divisions in Afghanistan and the Middle East when all governments in recent history were secular.

الحل في المزيد من الديمقراطية

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

نحن في زمن قل فيه الحياء وفقدت الكلمات معانيها ولا يزال بعض المثقفين يقدمون الوصفات العلاجية بنزاهة الأنتخابات وكأن النزاهة عند الأحزاب الحاكمة تعني الشئ نفسه لديهم أو عند رجل الشارع.

خلاصة الأخبار في 15\6\2014

Sunday, June 15th, 2014

يبدو أن المواجهات سوف تزداد حدتها وأبناء الشعب هم نارها وحطبها.

Good Constitution is No Substitution for Good Elections

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Today with the widespread use of the internet and cellular phones the achievement of clean and transparent elections with international oversight is achievable if the political will exists.

What’s good for the goose is not good for the gander: U.S. policy between Iraq and Syria

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

The US position is certainly close and getting closer to Russia’s rather than that of Britain and France who are more willing to send military aid to the opposition, so the question remains: How much of the US position is due to respecting Russia’s sphere of influence as decided in a treaty reached 50 years ago during the cold war?

Anniversary of US Troops Departure from Iraq

Friday, January 4th, 2013

Around this time last year all U.S. troops left Iraq permanently, on 2nd January 2013 I was interviewed about this anniversary by the CBC Radio program Home run (FM88.5 in Montreal). I would like to thank the Home run team, particularly Jeanette Kelly the holiday host and Brendan the researcher. Questions that came up during […]

What’s on America’s Middle Eastern Plate lately?

Sunday, April 8th, 2012

Between leading in the aid of Syrian opposition or trailing behind Israel in attacking Iran the US has to make a choice. If it is the former it must act now in full effort to arm the SFA, Russia must understand that it is much more than a question of protecting its own interest and leverage in the Middle East. No immediate action on the part of the US is a sure recipe for losing leverage and letting Israeli and Iranian hawks rule the region.

كيف تفكر أمريكا الآن؟

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

، تفكر أمريكا الآن بإرجاع الطالبان إلى العملية السياسية في أفغانستان لإنشغالها بالأمور الداخلية من إنتخابات وإقتصاد، لكن العراق بحاجة الى تعداد وإرجاع جميع مكوناته وضمان نزاهة العملية السياسية من أجل الإستقرار، لا مجال للمزيد من التجارب والأخطاء.

More American than the President

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

Preserving GWB policies in Iraq reflects the sense of reality of US allies, not necessarily the US’s.

التدويل بعد الملا عبد الله

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

أن خطورة التعداد المسيس لاتتوقف عند طائفة واحدة لكن أبعادها ونتائجها سوف تضر الجميع