Tag Archives: politics

What does it mean to Syria and to the world if Assad stays

 1. Breaking the spirit of Syria and destroying its will. 2. Putting the seal of approval  on the claim that all has been in vain, that all is lost: the dreams, the idealistic aspirations , the quest for emancipation and … Continue reading

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Inaction versus human values

I wrote the article below two days before the No vote in the British Parliament. The vote when it took place saddened me immensely, so I am posting my comments on the vote, hoping they will be read before the … Continue reading

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How can they forget geopolitics and remember humanity?

We are, it seems, the twenty three millions of us or so, terrorists and siren gas wielders. We are the ones who are using the chemical weapons, not the regime who made them stored them and remains in sole custody … Continue reading

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Assad’s Speech in Damascus, 6 January, 1913

 It was the worst speech Assad has ever made, unbelievable in its smugness, blindness, narcissism and self delusion.   Assad staged a soap opera yesterday with him playing the Ghost of the Opera, as true to soaps as could be in … Continue reading

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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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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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The following comes as a comment on an article by Yassin Al-Haj Saleh published today at Al-Hayat:ثورة سورية أم ثورة إسلامية في سورية؟ A Syrian Revolution or an Islamic Revolution in Syria: This is a sound analysis by Yassin Al-Haj Saleh who, … 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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