Category Archives: Notes

The Ghouta, farms and orchards, of Damascus

The Ghouta, farms and orchards, of Damascus.

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Death Will Not Find Me An Accomplice

                                        Death of cities…death of villages…death of the earth… death of the children… death of the youth of Syria….death of its … Continue reading

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Hubris (الغطرسة او جنون العظمة) and Nemesis ( الانتقام او العقاب) : on the character of Bashar Al-Assad

Hubris (الغطرسة او جنون العظمة) and Nemesis ( الانتقام او العقاب) : on the character of Bashar Al-Assad.

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Hubris (الغطرسة او جنون العظمة) and Nemesis ( الانتقام او العقاب) : on the character of Bashar Al-Assad

In his book: Beware the Hubris-Nemesis Complex: A Concept for Leadership Analysis,the author, David Ronfeldt, refers to the concepts of Hubris and Nemesis in Greek literature to analyse the complex of power madness manifested in the mania of destruction which afflicts … Continue reading

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In the Beginning was the Arab Spring: Good Dreams That We had. Good Dreams That We Must Never Forget

In the Beginning was the Arab Spring: Good Dreams That We had. Good Dreams That We Must Never Forget.

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In the Beginning was the Arab Spring: Good Dreams That We had. Good Dreams That We Must Never Forget

These impressions belong o the first phase of the Arab Spring, less than two years ago.I was looking through my papers, overcome by nostalgia,  trying to find what I wrote as the Arab Spring shot through the long winter of the … Continue reading

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Violence and Nonviolence

Violence and Nonviolence.

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Violence and Nonviolence

My comments on a debate started on Facebook concerning the violence of the Syrian regime and the responsibility towards removing the regime and its violence: The revolution did not move from its peaceful civil protests to the armed phase out … Continue reading

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Freedom

Syria dies so that there will be freedom Dante, Tagore, Jefferson, Gibran, Beethoven, Darwish, Nizar Kabbani, to name but the few, and all the great visionaries, poets and prophets of freedom, stand with us and kneel with us at the … Continue reading

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Hello world!

This is my first post in my new hopefully shining blog despite the sad subject and the sad contents I am going to display. The tragedy of Syria and the Syrian people concerns me because I am a Syrian British, but mainly … Continue reading

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