Thursday , October 19 2017

Opinion

Reconsider democracy

IS DEMOCRACY in its old age when diseases that weaken countries increase? This question crossed the minds of political observers after seeing the results of experiences in the last 10 years, whether in the United States of America where democracy made Donald Trump become president as a result of using …

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Trump quake

AMERICANS have elected their president, far from the results of opinion polls. The choice was surprising. In fact, it was an ‘earthquake’ as some international officials described the win of Donald Trump. Perhaps Trump, the president-elect who entered the election campaign depending mostly on himself, properly read the American populace …

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O Fintas coast … O Oxford Street!!

I WAS shocked, just like many others, by the level of backwardness and limitation of freedom that continue to slide lower and lower unconsciously, because our government is afraid of its shadow despite the fact that the fanatical lions who deafened our ears with their closed fanatical roars which are …

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Clear-cut message to all – ‘Join world for peace’

During a conference in Herzliya, Israel, in 2013 the former CIA Director James Woolsey stated the West is fighting a ‘third world war’ based on religion. He pointed out on one side there are the religious fanatics — Shiites, Sunnis, who have different concepts about jihad and thereafter. Woolsey said …

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The Arab culture crisis

SITTING with intellectual and cultivated people has a unique scent that the soul loves due to the benefits someone can get — whether in literature, poetry, reading or listening to some prose, stories and narratives which make you feel as if you are sitting in a lofty literature parlor. Sitting …

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Opera, customs, traditions

I think that the image of the building of Kuwait Opera, will soon overtake the image of Kuwait Towers as one of the topmost tourist attractions in the country and this does not only mean this edifice of importance but other landmarks such as the water storage tanks and the unaccountable …

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Keyboard nations wails

Few weeks ago, we saw a hashtag “Express Anger for Aleppo” on Twitter. It was preceded by several other headlines advocating support for Syria and urging for outburst, protest and fury over the atrocities against Muslims within their territories. This situation started precisely after March 15, 2011 when the people …

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To the candidates: ‘rope of lies’ short

IT IS now clear that we are heading towards an election which is different in form and substance from the previous elections. As it appears, this election is almost a referendum on efficacy of the one-vote system and its outcome on one hand, and on the other hand, the candidates …

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The need for humanity

The world having become a single global village, no country can afford to live in isolation especially after seeing what is happening around them and recognizing the global dramatic changes. This is not logical! AbdulRahim, an Afghan Muslim soldier, lost both hands after a landmine explosion which almost killed him. …

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El-Sisi … and measures on how to fish

VERY few are the medicines which do not taste bitter and they are the ones necessary for a body to recover from ailment. The pain which came with recent economic measures adopted by Egypt’s government are overdue remedial steps, given that it would have been more suitable if such steps …

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