Tag Archives: Iraq

The Lost Decade

Where have I been ten years ago? Well, I don’t know. Ten years ago, Ahmad Shah Masoud, the leader of the Northern Alliance, had been assassinated by al Qaeda, but I have learned about that critical event long time after … Continue reading

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Rogue Regimes

Yesterday, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Treasury Timothy Geithner specifically named eight high-ranked individuals, who belong to the inner circle of the regime in Iran, as responsible for human right violations such as beatings, killings and … Continue reading

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Norwegian Hubris

When the Swedish industrialist and inventor of dynamite Alfred Nobel (1833-1896) endowed his award for peace in 1895 he had a person in mind “who shall have done the most of the best work for fraternity between nations, for the … Continue reading

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Sha’abaniya

These days again thousands of Shi’ite pilgrims make their way to Kerbala to mark the birth of the 12th Shi’a Imam Muhammad Al-Mahdi (15th Sha’aban 255 AH). It seems to be common now that, at least in Iraq, these religious … Continue reading

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