Wednesday , October 18 2017

Opinion

All those who do not read history

GEORG Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, a German philosopher, once said, “We learn from history that we do not learn from history”. A German-Russian philosopher Karl Marx said, “History repeats itself twice, first time as tragedy, second time as farce”. A Spaniard philosopher George Santayana said, “Those who do not learn from …

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Sorry state of road affairs

The government did establish the Road and Land Transport Authority three years ago and its task is to manage and supervise the construction of Metro and rail lines, maintenance of road networks, carry out technical inspection of vehicles, issue licenses, installation and maintain traffic signals, provide and manage parking lots …

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It is the era of power

The ongoing events in the Arab world, which began few years ago especially in Iraq and Syria, are massive operations aimed at preoccupying and exhausting the regimes and people of the region. Perhaps, in the end, there will be a demographic change and even changes on the map of the …

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Yemen’s Hitler, evil his destiny

WHEN Abdul Malik Al-Houthi toppled the legitimate Yemeni authority, he thought no one around him will be able to face him and discipline him and his Iranian operatives. When the operation to crush Iran’s expansionism scheme in the southern frontier of the Arabian Peninsula began with the aim of liberating …

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Who is supporting DAESH?

Apart from the speeches of condemnation, atonement and insults, we must admit that all what is said and written that the Islamic State or the socalled DAESH does not represent the fundamentalist Islam is untrue. From a historical point of view, the approach of DAESH is fundamentalist in all its …

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Necessity, not a luxury

The life course of an individual in our country has been affected dramatically due to development of life in various aspects and changes through the modern concepts of living, especially in the economic and social aspects, where women are going to work, the number of members in a single family …

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Oh Your Highness, thwart their second coup to save the country

ACCORDING to the Kuwaiti Constitution, His Highness the Amir is the head of all authorities, and judicial rulings are issued under his name. Therefore, transgression on any of the authorities represents a transgression on his entity, which is protected by the Constitution. For those attempting to cripple one of the …

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You are just a number

“To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.” — Shakespeare In other words, you need to be true to yourself before anything else. If you are not like that, it will be difficult for …

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Beware of the curse of Syrian blood

I BELIEVE every Arab who is devoted to Arabism, regardless of the extent of differences between him and the political regime, will never accept a state to fall just for getting rid of its regime. Such a situation is almost similar to closely-arranged domino tiles such that when one falls, …

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Incitement to live with evil

  IN MY last week’s article titled “People are in the religion of their government”, I had narrated the story of a Kuwaiti youth who is studying in the United States of America under the Kuwaiti government scholarship. I thought his scholarship was terminated because he got married to an …

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