Etienne Sakr’s Group “The Guardian of the Cedars”, an extreme right-wing group based in Lebanon (next to the three four cedars that we have left) announced their program for the year 2005 that pledged every Lebanese “to kill Palestinians”.Whether it is an old scratched disc or an acid flashback, these people really asked for extreme […]
I don’t know what to make of this article, whether it has propaganda consequences is undeniable. Painting the picture of a strong Iran serves the interest of those who want to see a heightening of the coming clash with the US. But then again, arguments made are sound and Iran has strategic cards in its […]
I was shocked this morning to learn that the biggest importer of military equipment in the world is tiny United Arab Emirates with 3.6 Billion worth of goods received in 2004. Then comes Saudi Arabia with 3.2 billion.And then.. then comes China (2.7), India and Egypt (1.7bn), Israel (1.5bn though bearing in mind that Israel […]
One small step for man …
There is an article in Haaretz An israeli delegation in the UAE signals increased economic ties between the two countries.Also, as reported by Asharq Al Awsat (English version) the US and Saudi Arabia have finally signed a bilateral Free-trade agreement. Welcome to the bipolar Arab world.