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January 8, 2009

You’ve Just Been Appointed U.S. Middle East Envoy…Now What?

Aggregated from: Mideast Youth - Thinking Ahead » USA

With the bloody fighting in Gaza, emotions are running high in the region, and around the world. The ghastly images we see on the news evoke a wide range of emotions: sympathy, empathy, regret, guilt, remorse, and yes, anger. All this is understandable. And yet we sense that strong passions and unbr...

October 14, 2008

The Race for the White House – How Ugly Can it Get?

Aggregated from: American Bedu

I’ve no doubt that this American election is probably getting the widest coverage and attention in world history. This is in part due to the influx of new internet technologies which make it easy to reach a broader global audience but also because whichever way this campaign goes it is making...

September 17, 2008

Yemen: Sixteen People Killed in US Embassy Attack

Sixteen people were killed when the US Embassy in Sana'a, Yemen, was attacked with a car bomb and rockets today. One blogger was minutes away from the explosions.

September 10, 2008

Saudi Arabia: Don't judge Palin as a mother

Aggregated from: Global Voices Online » U.S.A.

Saudi-based blogger Nzingha, a mother of five, feels that Sarah Palin has been judged on the wrong criteria: “One shouldn't choose to not support Palin because she is a mom just as one shouldn't choose to support Palin simply because she is a woman. Her ability to do the job isn't ...

September 2, 2008

The Arabs and Obama

Arab bloggers writing about the US elections have been courting Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama with caution. While some feel that he will never make it to the White House, others are hoping that he will do just that - to allow the US to save its international reputation.

August 28, 2008

New Equation in the Middle East

Aggregated from: Roads to Iraq

Two speakers in the American Democratic Convention attacked Saudi Arabia. That means we will see a real new Saudi era and a new equation in the Middle East. Hillary Clinton The biggest deficit in our nation’s history. Money borrowed from the Chinese to buy oil from the Saudis. Brian ...

July 28, 2008

Book Review: The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy, by John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt

Aggregated from: Desicritics Category: Politics: US

In the fall of 2002, two academics, John Mearsheimer of Chicago University and Stephen Walt of Harvard (M & W) were commissioned by the Atlantic Monthly to write an article about the influence of the Israeli lobby on American foreign policy. M & W came up with an article that talked of a ve...

July 9, 2008

Obama is not on the Nile

Aggregated from: Egyptian chronicles

Obama is visiting the middle East soon insh Allah and with a quick look to his scheduled visit ,I found that my country Egypt , a leading power in the region is not included. The countries that he is going to visit are : Iraq “to meet with the troops”, Israel “to calm down the Je...

June 9, 2008

Israel Should Attack Iran

Aggregated from: Mideast Youth - Thinking Ahead » USA

I say, go ahead, I like the sound of that. I’ll tell you why. Not long after Iraq was discovered to be a colossal blunder, war drums began to pound for Iran. A not so democratic place with an oppressive regime who’s a danger to its neighbors and the U.S. as well as being a state sponsor...

June 7, 2008

A brand new powers in a brand new middle East “1-2″

Aggregated from: Egyptian chronicles

This is a brand new Middle East for sure that suits a brand new world , another step towards the new middle East where the Usually leading countries are substituted with other countries in the leading place,it is not about dictatorship regimes and minorities . In the last 20Th century Egypt and Sa...