10 Dec 2009

The Tuxedoed Pirate

Assad’s claim of legitimacy is brute force, used to hijack millions of Syrians Twitter : Facebook : Blog Washington DC – December 9, 2009 (Ynet – Farid Ghadry) — There are hundreds of reasons why democratic Israel is eager to have peace with its neighbors. All packaged for one purpose:

09 Dec 2009

Wisdom in the Land of Israel

Twitter : Facebook : Blog Washington DC – December 9, 2009 (Farid Ghadry Blog) — The Israeli Parliament is set to vote today on a new law requiring the government to seek a public referendum to approve any pullout from east Jerusalem and the Golan Heights. While RPS has no

04 Dec 2009

The Bus Explosion: Syria Cannot Speak for Extreme Sunni Islam Anymore Than Iran Does

Twitter : Facebook : Blog Washington DC – December 4, 2009 (Farid Ghadry Blog) — Some claim that the secular Assad is a safety valve to contain Islamic extremism in the Levant, others point to Assad’s support of al-Qaeda in Iraq (even though the US has shown every sign of

02 Dec 2009

Webs of Deceit, Carrier-Bees, and Escape Artists

Twitter : Facebook : Blog Washington DC – December 2, 2009 (Farid Ghadry Blog) — An interesting short article appeared in the Israeli Haaretz newspaper written by Amir Oren detailed the descriptive labels U.S. Army ground forces Lt. Col. Brian L. Steed attributed to Americans and Arabs because of his

29 Nov 2009

Global Peace Index: The Profection of Distorted Research

Twitter : Facebook : Blog Washington DC – November 29, 2009 (Farid Ghadry Blog) — Vision for Humanity has just published its Global Peace Index for 2009 in which it highlights the various GPI rankings it follows for 144 countries. On its own website, VFH states: “Peace is the prerequisite

28 Nov 2009

Financial Times or Food Times?

Washington – November 28, 2009 (Farid Ghadry Blog) – The much appreciated Financial Times of London has just published a story talking about Syrian cuisine. Of course, in our opinion, nothing equals the sight of a Syrian cook with his/her hands handcrafting perfect Kebbeh Erass or cooking with Samné Hamawieh