Tag Archives: Middle East

Here we go again!

By Guest Author Paul Shannon Here we go again! Our leaders have learned nothing from their disastrous war in Iraq. That brutal intervention destroyed Iraq as a country, caused hundreds of thousands of deaths, created a terrorist government in Baghdad, … Continue reading

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WORLD ORDER AND DISORDER: THE “GAMES” AND “GAMBLES” OF LIFE AND LIVES ©

More than Nations . . . by Guest Author Anthony Marsella Contrary to the widespread myth, nations are not the sole source of massive international political, economic, and social international events, forces, and changes. It is true the story of … Continue reading

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Fallujah: Death and destruction again, Part I

By guest author Ian Hansen As a supporter of human rights and locally-controlled democracy in Iraq, I am dismayed to see Fallujah fall to Al Qaeda. Some may see poetic justice for the U.S. in this development: the U.S. war of aggression … Continue reading

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The psychology of revolutions, Part 4: Forces in conflict

Final in a series by guest author Dr. Majed Ashy In Part 3 of this series, we introduced two forces in conflict: one that believes in mixing Islam with politics (internal and international), and one that believes in the separation … Continue reading

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