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Thursday , November 15 2018

Opinion

It took them 150 days to approve 150 pages

Inevitably, there is something wrong either in my thinking or in the thinking of those who believe that they have the confidence and knowledge, and above all the right to decide on my behalf and for millions of Kuwaitis, what we should read and hear through official and non-official media, …

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Regional tyrants and the stupid nostalgia

Many Libyans are yearning for the days of Muammar Gaddafi, and the Iraqis also are yearning for the rule of Saddam Hussein and other tyrants after they saw the horrors created by those who came to take over after these rulers. These people used to stay silent about those who …

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Ask Husni Borazan about Idlib

THE Syrian city of Idlib has been making regional protagonists preoccupied with Syrian affairs, together with local militias linked to it based on the nature of its scheme which has been exposed in the last seven years. News from most areas came through them. The news contained more hopes and …

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The tilted scale of truth and justice

A FEW years ago, I wrote about a junior doctor who obtained the title, ‘consultant,’ due to his relationship with a minister of health who had a bad reputation.  The title was used in official correspondences of the ministry and the doctor was appointed as member of an important medical committee.  …

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Hezbollah, a history of assassinations and purge

THE Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) in the International Criminal Court will soon complete its tasks concerning the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafiq Hariri.  This is after perusing about 300 indictment documents and listening to 300 witnesses of the crime of the era. With this, the circle has …

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‘Shu qoul … shu haki’

AN esteemed columnist said: We see that majority of the columnists are pessimists in their articles; whereas life is full of beautiful things, why don’t we highlight the beautiful side of life? I want to say to our colleague: We are optimistic by nature. What brought us to the abyss …

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The heads of foxes

‘Are liberals good enough’ I have no doubt about the sincerity of Hamas and ‘dedication’ of the spokespersons of the Muslim Brotherhood Bloc in Kuwait to defend and respond to anyone who tries to criticize them. In response to our article in which we described those crying over Kuwait as ‘foxes’ …

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Shakespeare balloon

Reaching the top A friend sent me the following text: Quote: ‘Shakespeare wrote in one of his books: If I had a son I would try to make most of his games balloon by buying it constantly. The game of balloon will teach him a lot about life. It will teach …

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State should not overly restrict people’s right to speak

Every September, the world celebrates the International Day of Democracy by finding ways to invigorate democracy and overcome the systematic challenges it is facing. Kuwait’s democracy is at the highest level among Arabian Gulf countries as people can criticize the action or decisions of others. They are free to comment …

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‘Far off drums mellow’

‘Familiarity breeds contempt’ Saudi colleague Fahad Al-Ahmadi, who writes for the Al-Riyadh newspaper, had a funny experience about what he had written. The subject is related to the fact that a famous man – whether he is an artist, writer or singer– is usually seen from a different angle by …

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