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Yemen: A Revolution in Crisis

As the Islamic Awakening or Arab Spring comes of age, Tunisia and Egypt glimmer like diamonds unearthed from the rough: prized jewels placed into the quillion of an unsheathed Scimitar. A symbolic sword of truth raised in a belated battle to purge MENA (Middle-East and North Africa) of it’s corrupt, Anglo-American-Israeli backed, tyrants. But look […]

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Something Odd About Reports From Syria

In his recent post, ‘Know Your Limits: Syria,’ Craig Murray wrote: ‘An important rule of good blogging is not to comment on matters which you do not understand. An important rule of my own life is not to try to understand everything, as no one man can.’ And that’s from an ex-diplomat who, even if […]

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How about an international award for hypocrisy?

Arising out the will of Alfred Nobel, the Swedish chemist who invented dynamite, the Nobel Prize is universally recognized as the most prestigious award in the fields of peace-making, economics, chemistry, physics, medicine and literature. How about an international award – without the gold medal, the diploma and the money – for hypocrisy? Such an […]

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Armed members of the Free Syrian Army are seen in the western border town of Zabadani.

Know Your Limits: Syria

An important rule of good blogging is not to comment on matters which you do not understand. An important rule of my own life is not to try to understand everything, as no one man can. I have never tried to master the intricacies of Syrian internal politics, (or Lebanese for that matter). Assad senior […]

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