Category: MIDDLE EAST

Can 30,000 More Troops “Fix” Afghanistan?

| December 3, 2009 | 0 Comments
Can 30,000 More Troops “Fix” Afghanistan?

As Obama shows he doesn’t have greater problem solving ingenuity than his predecessor, the chant of “Hope and Change” is now recognized for the gimmicky election relic that it is.  Post 9-11, not only did the U.S. Government fail to attack the root of the problem, they failed to target the right country. 9-11 was […]

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A Look at Who’s Who in Iran

| June 19, 2009 | 0 Comments
A Look at Who’s Who in Iran

Iran’s seat of power, the Ayatollah, gives his first official speech since last week’s historical post election protests.  Before you listen to the speech, get caught up on who the key players are and check out BBC’s guide on “Who’s who in Iran”. A response to Ayatollah Khamenei’s speech will follow shortly. WHAT YOU SHOULD […]

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Iranian Citizens React to Rigged Election

| June 16, 2009 | 0 Comments
Iranian Citizens React to Rigged Election

The epic response from hundreds of thousands of Iranians bears witness to the fact that many Iranians cannot be represented by the theocratic and political leaders currently cemented in place. This surge of expression highlights the will and determination of the Iranian people and their refusal to lay dormant in this obviously rigged election that […]

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Ahmadinejad Struggles to Secure Second Term

| May 26, 2009 | 0 Comments
Ahmadinejad Struggles to Secure Second Term

With Iran’s upcoming June 12 presidential election, a quick trace over Ahmadinejad’s steps shows a failing leader desperate to secure a win. At his May 25 press conference in Tehran, the Iranian leader carefully positions himself against a sky backdrop in a see-through attempt to project himself as visionary. It was at this time that […]

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Briton Arrested in Dubai

| October 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

The early weeks of July littered the pages of most online UK media with a story on a British expatriate arrested in Dubai for allegedly having sex in public.  Though there are variations of the story between the accused, the arresting officer, and local witnesses, the fact remains that some indecent act was committed in […]

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