Amira Al Hussaini · June, 2008

Latest posts by Amira Al Hussaini from June, 2008

India: Obama in Black and White

  June 15, 2008

Indian bloggers are joining the rest of the world to decipher Barack Obama and reflect on what his election to the White House would mean for their country and its civilian nuclear development programme and Indo-US relations. In a post entitled Obama in Black and White, Delhi-based blog Chanakya's World discusses what Obama's nomination could mean to India and its neighbours, the War on Terror and the delicate balance of power in a volatile part of the world.

More censored news on Impeechment of George Bush

Everyone knows he's a crook, a liar and a thief. Not to mention a traitor and an undicted felon, yet somehow George W. Bush skates on leading the US to financial, economic, diplomatic, moral and even military ruin. Last week, a US Congressman submitted articles of impeachment for the most...

Turkey, anti-Americanism and Obama

Michael Rubin’s WSJ op-ed on why the US should support the removal of Turkish PM Tayyip Erdogan is bothersome. Having followed Turkey for the last two years somewhat closely (I make a conscious effort to listen to Turks in Boston and to look at Turkish newspapers and websites in my...

Global: The World Has a Say!

  June 9, 2008

A number of websites to poll readers from around the world on their choice of who the next president of the US should be have popped up recently. And while non-Americans do not have a vote in the elections, they are still having their say online.

Why Women don't get into politics

  June 4, 2008

Don Boudreaux has an interesting explanation : Women are more decent than men. Fewer women than men itch to lord it over others. Also, women are less willing than men to perform the countless asinine stunts and soul-shriveling pandering necessary to win political office. [link] Hmm. It's a question I've...