What makes a human being naive? Which part of his/her brain is so dysfunctional it defies rational thinking and turns lies into hope, deceptions into wishful thinking? After Assad, naivete is our worst enemy. I am referring here to Secretary Kofi Annan making a statement today to the fact that Assad
The UN image on the world stage as the organization of choice to resolve global conflicts has taken a considerable beating of late over the tragedy of Syria. Its dominance, in proportion to its failures and successes, is finally catching-up with its conceptual ideology against realistic results. There is no
We all remember the infamous Pelosi Damascus pilgrimage ex-speaker Nancy Pelosi took to Syria in April of 2007 in support of a ruthless and brutal dictator capable of gassing women and children. That day, and for a brief moment of her Pelosi Damascus pilgrimage, the Speaker of the House cloaked herself
Dennis Kucinich, the Ohio congressman who visited Syria recently, claims in an NPR article that he was misquoted for praising the Assad regime. Let’s suppose there is no buyer’s remorse here for a moment even though we do not buy it because Kucinich loves tyrants and dictators. We think what
In the lexicon of politics, â€œideologueâ€ and â€œpragmaticâ€ are two words used often to describe how negotiable a politician and his positions are.
When the US State Department engineered sending a high-level technical delegation to Syria, which included such US stalwarts of industry as Microsoft and Dell, it may had one purpose in mind: To continue pushing for a policy of appeasing Assad. One which, after almost 2 years of uninterrupted work, has