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He who doesn’t clean his mouth before breakfast always complains that the food is sour.

He who doesn’t clean his mouth before breakfast always complains that the food is sour.

Things are going badly in Afghanistan. Clearly the US did not have a good strategy to win this war. Eight years after the invasion of this big and mountainous country, the debate in the US should not be focused on how to win this war. Some generals on the ground during the Bush administration, who […]

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A man accused of stealing a goat should not entertain his visitors with goat’s meat.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on October 8, 2009 0 Comments
A man accused of stealing a goat should not entertain his visitors with goat’s meat.

The US government is in a very bad position regarding the Afghan government. The US commitment to president Karzai appears shaky after fraudulent elections. Several European governments are expressing serious concerns about his leadership. The flow of money from the US is certainly not helping the people of Afghanistan, but rather President Karzai and his […]

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A man who hides a thorn in his foot earns a swelling.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs, US foreign policy by on September 13, 2009 0 Comments
A man who hides a thorn in his foot earns a swelling.

Eight years after the US invasion of Afghanistan, the US still did not found Osama bin Laden. More and more voices are raising against a war that the Americans are not winning. Slowly but surely, the US army is losing where the Soviets with heavy machinery too had failed. The US is stuck between two […]

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War has no eyes.

Filed in Current affairs, Tragedy by on May 25, 2009 0 Comments
War has no eyes.

Memorial day is a day of remembrance for those who fought or lost their lives to protect America. Peace is better than war. But sometimes war is necessary to stop killing. War is also a way to make a durable peace. No matter whether just or unjust, war has terrible side effects. War creates humanitarian […]

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There is no cure for him who hides an illness.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs, US foreign policy by on March 28, 2009 0 Comments
There is no cure for him who hides an illness.

President Obama unveiled his strategy for the war in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The United States indicates that elements of Pakistan’s military intelligence are providing support to Taliban and Al-Qaeda militants. Honestly, it’s not a surprise when you think about the amount of money that the Bush administration gave to the Musharaf regime in the name […]

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Lock your door rather than accuse your neighbor.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on March 26, 2009 0 Comments
Lock your door rather than accuse your neighbor.

There is no question that the Obama administration’s next foreign crisis will be the Mexican war against drug cartels. Mexico, like any other country, is dealing with recession as well. The general opinion in the US is that the violence in Mexico will spill over the border. This is certainly not good news for the […]

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He who eats alone, chokes alone.

Filed in Current affairs, Obama, Politics by on January 22, 2009 0 Comments
He who eats alone, chokes alone.

The Bush regime is over. Slowly, America is turning the page on eight years of misery and damage. The economy is bad and we’ve had two wars. What would we remember of George W. Bush? What of his most powerful “guru”, Dick Cheney: one of the most complex and strange mixtures of evil and greed, […]

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Silence is more than just a lack of words.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on January 17, 2009 1 Comment
Silence is more than just a lack of words.

In spite of the calls from the international community to end the hostilities between the Israeli troops and Hamas, the Israeli government seems very determined to punish and destroy the Palestinian extremist group. There have been a lot of escalations between the two belligerent parties in the past, but this war is certainly the most […]

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A distant fire does not burn.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs, Humanitarian, Tragedy by on January 14, 2009 0 Comments
A distant fire does not burn.

Iranian protesters burned Obama‘s picture and the flags of American and Israel, to show their solidarity with the people of Gaza and Hamas. This behavior is not surprising. It is the culture in the Middle East. Iran supports anything anti-American and anti-Jewish. This kind of behavior also sends a message to the new American administration […]

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Fire doesn’t make fire, but ashes.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on January 11, 2009 0 Comments
Fire doesn’t make fire, but ashes.

The Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal accused Israel on Saturday of perpetrating a holocaust in Gaza. So far, Hamas — terrorist group for some, resistance group for others — is succeeding by presenting Israelis as cold blooded killers of innocent Palestinian civilians. The aggressors become the victims. This strategy, called by Hamas “the CNN strategy,” fools […]

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