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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02 Sep 2009

Regime Change and Not Arms Race

Washington DC – September 2, 2009 – (Farid Ghadry Blog) — In a report published by the Jerusalem Post on August 23, 2009, the Middle East will surpass, for the first time, the $100 billion mark in arms purchases in the next five years with Saudi Arabia and Israel leading

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25 Aug 2009

The Assad Ferris Wheel Ride

August 25, 2009 (Farid Ghadry Opinion – The Media Line) — The risks of failed negotiations with Assad will embolden Iran further. Calculating those risks cannot be left to the pro-Assad advisors in the US whose agenda may not be in the best interests of Israel and definitely not in

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