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Fear of politicization
2010-1-2
As a sphere that determines and regulates power relations, politics ensures and requires that people and different social groups express their civilian and public rights and demands...

Settling for ... Settlements?
2009-10-9
The Arabs have a saying for someone who's not getting anywhere: "He's managed to explain, after considerable strain, that water is water." And so it is with US envoy George Mitchell: After considerable effort he's apparently settled for a settlement freeze that involves more settlements...

Obama Chooses a Reliable Dictatorship
by: Wajahat Ali 2009-6-13
By choosing Cairo, Egypt as the platform for his long awaited address to the global Muslim community, President Barack Obama predictably leans on a reliable dictatorship suffocating a country that is teetering toward religious and political irrelevance. ..

Why is Islam in conflict with the West?
by: Ali Bulac 2009-6-13
In the speeches he delivered in Ankara and Cairo, US President Barack Obama talked about making a new start between the US and the Muslim world. Naturally, all calls for peace, stability and peaceful coexistence should be taken into consideration as these are respectable calls. ..

Palestinians: It is about time for the international community to lift the siege
2009-6-13
The Palestinian campaign for lifting the siege on Gaza Strip has called on the international community on Tuesday to pressure the Israeli occupation authority to open the crossing points of the Strip and to end the unjust blockade on it...

Can Obama defeat Islamophobia?
by: Ali Bulac 2009-6-13
In recent speeches delivered in Cairo and Ankara, US President Barack Obama sent strong messages that his administration “is not -- and never will be -- at war with Islam” and that it wants to “seek a new beginning.” ..

Obama in Cairo: High Words, Low Truths
by: Alexander Cockburn 2009-6-13
As they drafted his speech to the Muslim world, delivered in Cairo on Thursday, President Obama’s speech writers strove to suggest that cordiality towards Islam is soundly embedded in America’s cultural history. The first Muslim congressman, Obama confided to his vast audience across the Muslim world, was sworn into the House of Representatives with his hand on Thomas Jefferson’s copy of the Koran. ..

Armageddon Now?
by: Nadia Hijab 2009-6-12
Of all the analysis generated by the Obama-Netanyahu meeting Robert Satloff’s is the most significant. Satloff is executive director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, which serves as AIPAC’s think tank. His piece, circulated Thursday, provides insights into what the lobby -- and Israel -- might do next. And it should ring alarm bells...

Obama Chooses a Reliable Dictatorship
by: Wajahat Ali 2009-6-12
By choosing Cairo, Egypt as the platform for his long awaited address to the global Muslim community, President Barack Obama predictably leans on a reliable dictatorship suffocating a country that is teetering toward religious and political irrelevance. ..

Our Convoy to Gaza
by: George Galloway 2009-6-12
Where is the ummah; where is this Arab world they tell us about in school.” Those words will forever remain etched on my brain. They were spoken by a 10 year old girl in a bombed out ruin in Gaza in March...

Turkey starts local polls
2009-3-29
Turkish voters are set to head to the polls for nationwide local elections seen as an indicator of support for the ruling Justice and Development party (AKP)..

France calls Gaza ’open-air prison’
2009-3-29
France has warned that the Gaza Strip cannot remain an ’open-air prison’ forever, urging Israel to lift the blockade on the territory..

Activists bike to end Israel’s ’cycle of violence’
2009-3-29
Cycling for peace is the newest campaign by European peace activists who hopped on their bikes and set out across Europe to petition their governments to bring an end to the Israeli ‘cycle of violence’...

Muslim Brotherhood leader to step down
2009-3-29
The leader of Egypt’s most powerful opposition group, the Muslim Brotherhood, is planning to step down next year..