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

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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

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11 Nov 2009

When Enough is Enough?

Israelis and Syrians share the violence of Assad. Both people may be asking the same question for the same reason. Rep. Eric Cantor gave an impassioned  speech at AIPAC this year in which he paid tribute to Claude Lanzmann, the French filmmaker of Shoah. Mr. Lanzmann’s ultimate question was “When

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A Leading Role for HRW and Amnesty
22 Oct 2009

A Leading Role for HRW and Amnesty

Human rights organizations have been quite in the news lately with some of the light shining on them instead of the usual bright light they shine so well onto others. There is a leading role for HRW and Amnesty to embrace. There is little doubt of the effectiveness of organizations

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05 Oct 2009

The end of the Assad Regime?

Washington DC – October 6, 2009 (Farid Ghadry – Op-Ed) — You would not know it if you follow the pro-Assad blogs and the chipper news emanating from Damascus, and you certainly would not know it if you listen to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad himself or see the expediency by

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23 Sep 2009

Unreformed Islam is Doomed

Western civilization, through its advanced sciences, is working on saving humanity while Islamic civilization forbids the use of mathematics in simple matters Washington DC – September 23, 2009 (Farid Ghadry Blog) -�To fully grasp the vast gap existing between two civilizations on earth, the Islamic civilization and the Judeo-Christian one,

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