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Iraq requires a long U.S. attention span
Source : The Daily Star  
Date : 2014-08-21
Author : Michael Young
The reversal suffered by the Islamic State, formerly the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria, at Mosul dam has raised exaggerated expectations about the ability to defeat the group....
Arabs face a deep crisis of statehood
Source : The Daily Star  
Date : 2014-08-21
Author : Rami G. Khouri
The dramatic expansion of the territory controlled by the "Islamic State" in Syria and Iraq in the last few months has generated a historic moment of reckoning in several arenas...
What's next for the last pagans of Iraq?
Source : The Daily Star  
Date : 2014-08-21
Author : Sanjeev Sanyal
With U.S. President Barack Obama having ordered airstrikes and humanitarian airdrops of food and relief supplies to refugees in northern Iraq last week, the world is finally taking action against...
Confronting ISIS and religious homogenization
Source : Asharq Al-Awsat  
Date : 2014-08-21
Author : Dr. Hamad Al-Majid
It is almost as if Iran and its Shi'ite religious establishment are rubbing their hands in glee at the prevailing discourse taking place in the world today, a discourse which...
Assad's ISIS Gambit
Source : Asharq Al-Awsat  
Date : 2014-08-21
Author : Tariq Alhomayed
When one sees Bashar Al-Assad's media adviser Bouthaina Shaaban speaking on CNN regarding the danger represented by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), one can feel only a...
Who is Haider Al-Abadi?
Source : Asharq Al-Awsat  
Date : 2014-08-21
Author : Abdulrahman al-Rashed
Is Iraq's new Prime Minister, Haider Al-Abadi, another sectarian bigot like Nuri Al-Maliki? This is the question many are asking on social media, as more and more people dig into...
US, West 'hold' double standard
Source : Arab Times  
Date : 2014-08-21
Author : Ahmed Al-Jarallah
The American 'sermons' on human rights and freedom of expression have failed considering the current protests in Ferguson City. Movement of the people was curtailed by firing tear-gas and live...
Laws and Secret Expenses
Source : Kuwait Times  
Date : 2014-08-21
Author : Thaar Al-Rashidi
Most of the problems Kuwait suffers from are not the result of lack of laws – they are rather the result of not imposing laws that already exist into proper...
On Arab Tourists Attitude
Source : Kuwait Times  
Date : 2014-08-21
Author : Shamlan Al-Essa
In Aug 2013, the BBC published an article about global trends in the tourism industry. The study cited by the article showed the preferred touristic destinations around the world....
The road to schools with safety
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-08-21
Author : Sabria S. Jawhar
The Ministry of Education recently received 1,200 school buses. The second batch of 9,000 is expected to be used to transport grade school kids to school....
America's Self-Inflicted Iraq Defeat
Source : The American Conservative  
Date : 2014-08-20
Author : W. James Antle III
As the United States once again slides down the slippery slope of Iraq intervention, it might be worth revisiting the reasons given for the 2003 march on Baghdad more than...
A Tale of Two Alleged Iran Nuke Leakers
Source : The Counter Punch  
Date : 2014-08-20
Author : Marcy Wheeler
Last week focused a lot of attention on New York Times reporter James Risen, who is facing the threat of jail time for refusing to testify in a leak case...
Activate security pacts; GCC alone cannot resist changes
Source : Arab Times  
Date : 2014-08-20
Author : Intisaar Al-Ma'tooq
After the British occupiers withdrew from the Arabian Gulf, there were security and political gaps in the GCC countries. At the time, there were fears that one of two territorial...
Can Iraq see stability?
Source : Kuwait Times  
Date : 2014-08-20
Author : Shamlan Al-Essa
Iraq's President Fuad Maasoum asked Dr Haider Al-Abadi from the Islamic Daawa party to form the new Iraqi government last Monday. Most neighboring Arab, regional and international countries, headed by...
Our democracy and the West's boots
Source : Kuwait Times  
Date : 2014-08-20
Author : Thaar Al-Rashidi
The attempt to separate social values from policy in any country is doomed to failure, especially in terms of applying the full form of democracy and liberties in an Arab...
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