Saturday , November 18 2017

Opinion

Khaja, Moshe and reading

Farah Khaja says in a message to me: “I very much enjoyed reading your book, which took me five days. However, it was possible to complete reading the book in less time, but for the work and family commitments. “I’ve always been a fan of your articles, but unfortunately I …

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UAE likely outperformer

AT a time of global geopolitical uncertainty fuelled by Brexit’s potential domino effect on the European Union’s cohesiveness, the feebleness of Italian banks, the as of yet non-decipherable polices of America’s President-elect Donald Trump and heightened strains between world powers, I envision the United Arab Emirates (UAE) emerging as a …

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‘All same in God’s world’ – Racism and stupidity

Ruling regimes, groups or individuals believe in racial or ethnic discrimination in order to distinguish themselves from others, if for reasons of biological, cultural, political, tribal, religious or otherwise. Hitler was a racist, because he believed in the supremacy of the Aryan race (the gifted race among others) such as …

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National Assembly and ‘Kuwait of Year 2000’ drama

IT seems the passion that pervaded the political campaigns still influences many lawmakers to the extent that they keep trying to drag the legislative authority back to square one. The situation is similar to the case of a group of lawmakers that prioritized personal interests above other considerations to gain …

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‘Brothers’ enjoyed govt support – Historic calamity

There is no disagreement, even among the most strictest Brotherhood members, that the World Muslim Brotherhood organization, led by its supreme leader Ma’amoun Al-Hudaibi launched a fierce campaign in 1990, using the term ‘Obedience’ involving all its followers against the presence of the United States of America and its allies …

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Shuaib … thanks a lot – Double faces revealed

The election of the Speaker of the National Assembly was the first litmus test for the MPs. Three MPs competed for that position including the former Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim, MP Abdullah Al-Roumi and the MP Shuaib Al-Muwaizri and former Speaker won the contest for the second consecutive time. Actually there …

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Tears alone can’t wash away Syria’s wounds

THIS IS my message to world powers and all Arab states. How much more must the Syrian people suffer before you choose to take action? How much longer will you stand by watching atrocities that would not even pass Hollywood censors? Until when must we lower our heads in shame …

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Superior call for wiping out the absurd wastage

IN HIS speech during the inauguration of the current parliamentary term, it is glaring that His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has put everybody in a position to shoulder national responsibility in order to ensure the country continues moving on a path where nothing impedes its development. …

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Responsible financial reform in safekeeping of the unknown

IN my opinion, the November election did not produce members who have responsible financial agenda. Majority of the candidates won votes through manipulation of the populace mood by vowing that their income will not be touched regardless of its size. This phenomenon has been common for the people of Kuwait …

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Peaceful ‘bombs’ of the Pope

Voltaire said: ‘We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue, at our peril, risk and hazard’. He added: ‘To hold a pen is to be at war but this war cannot be legitimate if the situation honestly did not support the issue of …

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