Added on 01/09/2011
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RAMZY BAROUD: The intervention by NATO in Libya was driven by clear, strategic political and economic interests. Their aims are unlikely, however, to be in the best interests of the Libyan people.
Added on 22/08/2011
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JUAN COLE: It is worthwhile reviewing the myths about the Libyan Revolution that led so many observers to make so many fantastic or just mistaken assertions about it.
Added on 18/05/2011
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HISHAM WYNE: There is much speculation about who has replaced bin Laden. The fertile conditions for the organisation persist, particularly in Pakistan.
Added on 15/05/2011
Common Ground News Service
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KHALED HROUB, CGNEWS: Whether it was George Bush or Osama bin Laden we were presented for too many years too a simplistic a view of the Arab world.
Added on 10/03/2011
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RAMZY BAROUD: Arabs are ripping up the humiliating caricatures of the region imposed by the West, as they tear down authoritarian regimes, and begin to build truly civilized, and free societies.
Added on 01/03/2011
Rob L. Wagner
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ROB L. WAGNER: The U.S.’s reaction to Khalid Aldawsari’s terrorism-related charges could play into the hands of conservatives in the Kingdom.
Added on 23/02/2011
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STEVE ROYSTON: This post is more than a five-minute read. I apologise, but I don’t apologise: Sometimes you need more than a few hundred words.
Added on 15/02/2011
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DAVID SAMEL, MONDOWEISS: It will seem outrageous to Egyptians who risked life in pursuit of democracy but, according to U.S. neo-cons, they owe a debt to the former President.
Added on 10/12/2010
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RAMZY BAROUD: Despite their high number, the documents raise many questions, but answer few. Since more are coming, one must wait and see…
Added on 26/11/2010
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RAMZY BAROUD: It looks like President Obama will finish his term having secured no advance in Arab-Israeli negotiations. The Israelis do the talking, Washington does the listening. And the giving…
Added on 22/11/2010
James M. Dorsey
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JAMES M. DORSEY: Repression of the opposition, intimidation of the media and electoral restrictions may guarantee Mubarak’s win. But for the U.S., the perception it is perpetuating authoritarian rule may outweigh any benefits.