Tag: peace

US and Israel shouldn’t worry about a new Egyptian government: If you keep your head and heart going in the right direction, you don’t have to worry about your feet

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs, US foreign policy by on January 31, 2011 0 Comments
US and Israel shouldn’t worry about a new Egyptian government: If you keep your head and heart going in the right direction, you don’t have to worry about your feet

It is true, it is better to deal with the devil you know than the one you don’t. Egypt’s troubles do not affect only the US but the whole Middle East. Israel signed a peace treaty with Egypt. Nobody knows if the Muslim extremists will take over Egypt, and if so, what type of relations the future Egyptian […]

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Master diplomat Holbrooke dies: Death is a black camel that lies down at every door. Sooner or later you must ride the camel

Filed in Current affairs, Tragedy, US foreign policy by on December 15, 2010 0 Comments
Master diplomat Holbrooke dies: Death is a black camel that lies down at every door. Sooner or later you must ride the camel

The death of high profile diplomat Richard Holbrooke is big news. Some faces symbolize America internationally. Richard was one of those faces. Holbrooke achieved a lot for peace in Kosovo and was very critical of Hamid Karzai’s government involvement in corruption. Holbrooke and Karzai did not like each other very much. For sure, he served his country with […]

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Don’t hang Tariq Aziz: The best bed that a man can sleep on is peace

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs, US foreign policy by on October 27, 2010 2 Comments
Don’t hang Tariq Aziz: The best bed that a man can sleep on is peace

Tariq Aziz, the charming former Iraqi foreign minister under Saddam Hussein, was sentenced to hanging for his role in killings under Saddam’s brutal regime. Mr. Aziz is 74 years old and the only Christian in Saddam Hussein’s regime. While this man was sentenced by association, nothing proves that he’s innocent. He certainly agreed with Saddam in wrong doing. […]

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Hope for Israeli-Palestinian peace: If you can walk, you can dance; if you can talk, you can sing

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on August 21, 2010 0 Comments
Hope for Israeli-Palestinian peace: If you can walk, you can dance; if you can talk, you can sing

The Palestinians and Israel have agreed to resume peace talks after more than 20 months of disagreement. Both Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority leader President Abbas will meet in Washington to restart talks. It is unclear what each side is willing to give up in order to reach a definitive peace and the […]

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The eyes are of little use if the mind is blind.

The eyes are of little use if the mind is blind.

The Nobel Peace Prize won by Barack Hussein Obama has stunned the world. For those who follow  international relations, it is not a  surprise at all. Obama is certainly not a prophet in his own country. Most of his critics come from the US. The criticism comes mostly from his political opponents, the conservatives who […]

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Who walks in the mud, at some point must clean his feet.

Who walks in the mud, at some point must clean his feet.

U.S.-Russia relations suffered during the Bush administration over issues such as the invasion of the Russian army of the republic of Georgia, the independence of Kosovo, and tough sanctions against Iran and North Korea over their nuclear programs. President Obama is traveling to Russia to restore relations. Most of the President’s first term has been […]

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Too much honey can be sickening.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on June 30, 2009 2 Comments
Too much honey can be sickening.

The war of words between President Obama and President Ahmadinejad continues after a series of violent protests about the elections. First, the President of the United States condemned violence against the people of Iran. Then, the new re-elected President of Iran accused President Obama of interfering in Iranian affairs. This situation has forced the Obama […]

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If you know the beginning well, the end will not trouble you.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on June 18, 2009 0 Comments
If you know the beginning well, the end will not trouble you.

The news from Iran is dominating the headlines. A revolution in that country can have a big impact in world affairs, from the war against terrorism to a true dream of peace with the West. Like any other revolution, the protests started slow and have been gaining momentum. Nobody can predict what will happen in […]

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Lying and stealing are next door neighbors.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on June 14, 2009 0 Comments
Lying and stealing are next door neighbors.

The elections in Iran are over. President Ahmadinejad was reelected by a big margin. The news was like a earthquake for his political opponents and also for the rest of the world who saw in this election an opportunity for a regime change in Iran — a hope for a more moderate regime. The rumor […]

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Even a soft speech has its own poison.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on June 5, 2009 0 Comments
Even a soft speech has its own poison.

The awaited speech of President Obama to the Muslim world has been seen by many politicians as one of the greatest speeches of our time. President Obama is offering a new beginning between the US and the Muslim worlds. It’s too early to say if his speech will have an immediate impact in the Muslim […]

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