Sunday , December 17 2017

Opinion

Openness vs protectiveness in building ‘knowledge economy’

I am feeling a lot of tension, as I look forward to a busy week, teaching cybersecurity in schools, presenting a paper about Knowledge Asset Management at the PAAET “Heading Global” conference and then leading a workshop at the TESOL-Kuwait Conference regarding the development of Kuwait Knowledge Networks in Kuwait. Although …

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Me and the Interior Ministry

Because of my nature and for many other reasons, I don’t do not befriend the personnel of the Ministry of Interior in spite of the fact that there are among them those who deserve a lot of love and respect. Not only that, I am not pleased with the way …

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Trump deserves a chance

FREE and fair elections are one of democracy’s main pillars as is the smooth and peaceful transfer of power. America has chosen and, whether one approves of that choice or not, it should be accepted and respected both at home and abroad. It is no secret that while I wrote …

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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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