Wednesday , December 13 2017

Yousef Awadh Al-Azmi

Disputed decision

It is like a folk song that commiserates the current condition. The Kuwaiti government has just announced the formation of its Cabinet one month after its resignation, as if it was challenging the Parliament. The regional situation is amusing and sad at the same time, the enemy who was fighting …

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‘Content, not name vital’

“The happiest person is he who is least curious, stays away from people and gets satisfied with little,” Persian Mathematician, Astronomer and Poet Omar Khayyám (1048 – 1131). Writing is a world of bliss and passion for those who love it. It is a cure for the complicated condition of …

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‘Night is the best time’

“In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.” — French statesman and military leader Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) Before I proceed, I would like to explain the title of this article which seems strange and it is strange indeed. The story behind the title is that a few days ago, in one …

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France won and Qatar did not lose

“Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance,” English writer Samuel Johnson (1709-1784). I don’t consider receiving any job in any organization of the United Nations, a distinguished achievement for any country, especially since experience has taught us that the returns of such positions do not equate with a …

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Give real liberals chance … we’re one

“There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision,” (American Philosopher William James 1842-1910). The reasonable merging of political freedom in Kuwait has an effect on the group of the learned, intellectuals and politicians. Different factions practice politics, particularly through parliamentary work. Among …

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Visitor in Iran has rights

“The value of each one of us is based on the level of our self belief” – Iranian revolutionary Dr Ali Shariat (1933-1977). Faleh has many fans. He is known to his followers on social media for his trips in Europe onboard a classic 70s sports car — the famous …

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‘Survival only in unity’ – No winners in crisis

“Finding good players is easy. Getting them to play as a team is another story,” American baseball manager Casey Stengel (1890 -1975). Some mischievous insinuations from several Arab news media platforms surfaced recently, stating there is no need for the Gulf council in its current form. Others say the upcoming …

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Clock ticking for two new nations

“Politics is the conflict of power and not the conflict of intents”, German sociologists” – Max Weber (1864-1920). Is it possible to have a unity agreement between the Arab countries? Is the timing of such an idea realistic? Could there be an agreement for two or three countries to unite …

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‘One, 2 ones, 3 ones, 4 ones’

“… for it is not true that there are some good colons and others that are wicked. There are colons and that is it” — French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980). A senior citizen once decided to enroll into an adult education program in order to eradicate illiteracy in his life. One …

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