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Rebranding ourselves as ‘Arabs’ in the Trump era

  • It is time for the Arab World and Arab people to rebrand themselves in the era of newly elected President Donald Trump if we expect to see our issues addressed fairly.Arabs can sit back and let events overtake us the way they always do. Or, we can become active and do what needs to be done that...
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Fake news vs. biased news in US’ political system

  • There is a big debate in America about the issue of “fake news” allegedly used to influence the minds of American voters to support Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton.The issue of “fake news” dominates the American news media, and that’s startling because the mainstream American news media is the...
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Anti-Muslim media bias calls for PR offensive

  • Maybe you read the story this past week about how a significant number of Muslims in Britain said they didn’t know who was responsible for the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States....
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Israel’s Arabs remain key to peace

  • If Palestinians are to have a voice in their future, it must begin inside Israel by Arabs who take the initiative to change Israel’s policies. Historically, Israel’s Arab population has boycotted Israeli elections in protest against Israel’s discriminatory policies against non-Jews. That changed...
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Trump, Obama and the ‘complacency of hope’

  • Somehow, Arabs have been herded into believing that we need “hope.”We have been convinced that we, Arabs, should just sit back and do nothing because someone is going to do for us what we need to do for ourselves, to achieve justice, peace and achieve equality in the world.The battle lines of...
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Muslim Brotherhood’s loyalties under a cloud

  • I CAN'T count how many Egyptian and foreign envoys have insisted that the country’s roadmap must include members of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB). The word “inclusive” has become the international community’s mantra, echoed by a slew of Western opinion writers. But while...
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UN: Between hope and history

  • Amid the smoldering wrecks and stench of death and muffled sobs and wails of countless widows and orphans, the United Nations (UN) came into existence out of the debris of the WWII with the objective of preventing global conflicts, maintaining peace and accelerating socio-economic development...
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Can Khan help save Sharif’s peace plan?

  • Although the proposed peace plan of Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been severely jolted by successive terrorist strikes; an attack on army officials and the suicide attack on a church in Peshawar.However, amid all this gloom the cricketer-turned-politician, Imran Khan, is seen as a...
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Other side of the Mirror: But the engine won’t start

  • As US President Barack Obama launched a blistering attack on Republicans for their “reckless” refusal to pass a “clean” spending bill to end the government shutdown, a ray of hope emerged on the looming debt limit crisis. House Speaker John Boehner, whom Obama Thursday...
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Assad playing dirty to crush revolution

  • For the past one year the strategy of Bashar Assad’s regime pivoted on the notion of crushing the uprising through the use of force by strengthening the latter’s capabilities by importing arms and forces from Iran, Iraq and Hezbollah. It is mainly due to these factors that Assad succeeded in...
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