Archive for the International Business Times Category

The New York Times’ Creative Take On Hamas And Israel

In its coverage of Hamas political leader Khaled Meshal’s fiery speech to celebrate the terrorist group’s 25th anniversary, in which he vowed to destroy Israel and replace it with a Palestinian state “from the sea to the river,” the New York Times offered a fascinating analysis of […]

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Empowering Arab women

“I am with the Uprising of Women in the Arab World,” says a sign that Marwa (from Tunisia) holds in front of her, “because women’s sexuality is considered as a [sic] Taboo, while Sexism, Pedophilia, and Rape are seen as commonsense.” “I am with the uprising of […]

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Iran’s Threat In America’s Backyard

The recent launch of talks between Iranian and Argentine officials over how to improve relations between their countries is troubling enough from a moral standpoint – but the strategic implications are even worse. Buenos Aires long ago concluded that Tehran directed Hezbollah’s 1994 bombing of a Jewish […]

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We Need a New Vision for the Greater Middle East

Though President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney are clashing mightily over United States policy toward the Greater Middle East — Iran and the bomb, the terror in Benghazi, and so on — neither one is addressing the need for a new, visionary framework that serves U.S. […]

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The Problem of Pakistan

The troubling travails of Rimsha Masih, a Christian teenager who lives near Islamabad and is facing blasphemy charges for allegedly burning pages of the Koran to cook, reflects the growing intolerance toward religious minorities that amounts to what one expert calls a “gradual genocide” in Pakistan. The […]

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