Added on 05/02/2014
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JUAN COLE: The insistence by many commentators in speaking about a single Al Qaeda entity in Iraq and Syria is plain wrong.
Added on 22/07/2013
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RAMZY BAROUD: Hard to win and lost in an instant, it’s trust. The U.S seems to be unconcerned about its diminishing reputation in the world
Added on 15/06/2013
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JUAN COLE: Bill Clinton has criticised President Obama for not providing stronger military support for the Syrian opposition. His own record on military intervention isn’t so good.
Added on 11/01/2013
Al Qaeda , Bush Administration , Central Intelligence Agency , Cuba , Dick Cheney , George W. Bush , Movies , Obama administration , Osama Bin Laden , President , United States , World Trade Center
KAREN J. GREENBERG, INFORMED COMMENT: It’s a deeply flawed movie with a deeply troubling message – torture is great.
Added on 31/12/2012
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KHALED FATTAH, TABSIR: There is a lazy shorthand in much Western reporting on the Middle East, particularly when it comes to describing the influence of tribes
Added on 02/10/2012
Abu Dhabi , Afghanistan , Arabian Gulf , Asia , Congo , Energy , Fifa World Cup , Gaza Strip , Imran Khan , India , Indonesia , Islamabad , Israel , New York city , Osama Bin Laden , Pakistan , Palestine , Palestinian Territories , Ron Paul , South Asia , Taliban , United Kingdom , United States , West Asia
PAM BAILEY, MONDOWEISS: When I inform my friends that I’m heading to Waziristan to find out about the reality of drone attacks they’re rather concerned
Added on 18/09/2012
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DANIEL M. VARISCO: The Newsweek cover this week is lazy and sensationalist. Not a lot has changed since Edward Said wrote a famous essay 30 years ago.
Added on 21/07/2012
Democracy , Egypt , Egypt Protests , Facebook , Middle East , Muslim Brotherhood , Osama Bin Laden , Prime Minister , Salafists , Saudi Arabia , Social Media , Tunisia , Twitter
CROSSROADS ARABIA: A surprising convert to the idea of democracy is Sheikh Salman al-Awdah, erstwhile moral guide to Osama bin Laden
Added on 08/05/2012
Afghanistan , Amazon , Osama Bin Laden , Poetry , Saddam Hussein , Taliban , The Guardian , Twitter , United Kingdom
M. LYNX-QUALEY: The editors surely anticipated – and welcomed – the storm that has erupted around publication of their collection
Added on 02/05/2012
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JUAN COLE: Romney clearly doesn’t have the slightest idea what he is talking about, and seems intent on alienating 1.5 billion Muslims
Added on 07/03/2012
James M. Dorsey
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JAMES M. DORSEY: The $744,000 pitch outside a $39 million penitentiary-style building is intended to reward the most cooperative of the 120,171 inmates.
Added on 26/02/2012
airline , Federal Bureau of Investigation , Osama Bin Laden , Saudi Arabia , United States
AMERICAN BEDU: What will earn you a few ‘tuts’ on a Saudi plane will land you an appointment with the FBI in the U.S as a student has just found out.
Added on 05/02/2012
Common Ground News Service
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KEN BALLEN, CGNEWS: ‘You can kill extremists but you don’t kill extremism with missiles’. Perhaps the U.S should look at new policies.
Added on 13/12/2011
Shelina Zahra Janmohamed
Abu Dhabi Gallup Center , Advertising , Alaska , America , Branding , Dalia Mogahed , Dearborn , Florida Family Association , Michigan , Middle East , Muslims , Osama Bin Laden , Ramadan , Sarah Palin , United States
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMED: The lesson from these examples is courage pays off. Muslims show loyalty to brands supporting them in the public space.
Added on 05/11/2011
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NEWS ANALYSIS: So how does the Middle East do? Not great, but Saudi’s King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al Saud is in the top 10, at number 7.
Added on 23/10/2011
James M. Dorsey
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JAMES M. DORSEY: While Al Qaeda is attempting to portray a gentler face, distributing aid to famine victims, Al Shabab, are ensuring strict adherence to a ban on women’s sports.
Added on 17/10/2011
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STEVE ROYSTON: Received wisdom portrays a backward, oppressive society, dominated by religious extremists and a monarchy whose main mission is self-preservation.
Added on 14/09/2011
Advertising , Brazil , Food and Drink , Middle East , Osama Bin Laden , Pennsylvania
NASEEM TARAWNAH: While those of us in the Middle East may not necessarily face the exact same problems with advertising, we are facing very similar issues.
Added on 12/09/2011
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JUAN COLE: Al Qaeda’s vision for the Arab World has been comprehensively rejected. It appears that Arabs – in particular, young Arabs – are prepared to put their lives on the line, not for a Caliphate, but for parliamentary democracy.
Added on 03/09/2011
9/11 , Afghanistan , America , Bin Laden , Hawaii , Islam , Lenin , Mexico , Middle East , Osama Bin Laden , Pakistan , Philippines , Puerto Rico , Spain , Twin Towers , United States
DANIEL M. VARISCO: “We Shall Never Forget” is a masterpiece in truth-twisting and bigotry. The bad news is that it’s a coloring book aimed at U.S. children.