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  • Syria – In the Arab World

    Middle East / Syria – In the Arab World

    It is easy to understand that a nation that had been fighting for several decades, first against the Turks and then against the French for independence, self-determination and for an Islamic Arabism – that it would never be happy under a minority control – a minority of heterodox Muslims, that many Sunni Arabs did not even accept to be an authentic form of Islam – many Syrian Sunnis regard the Alawite as a sect more heretical than the Jews.

  • Iran Iraq War - Roots of Malice

    Middle East / Iran Iraq War - Roots of Malice

    So fear and lust both prompted Saddam to act militarily. Though 80% of Iraq’s population is Arab but 51% is also Shia, which gives it a slight majority over the Sunnis. And if this Shia population decided to stand with Khomeini that would be an utter disaster for Saddam’s Iraq.

  • Education Policy - a Critical Review

    Ideology / Education Policy - a Critical Review

    What the individual wants to get from education is different from what a nation as a whole would want from it. The individual strives for literacy, first-hand knowledge and a better means of living; it is a matter for the parents to choose what is best affordable from the choices that surround them and a matter of the strife that the individual can go through to climb the ladder of structured success. The nation as a whole, with the aid of its ministries and boards of learned men, has to take education in a totally different perspective...

  • WW1 / WW2 - Dark Shadows

    Global Phenomenon / WW1 / WW2 - Dark Shadows

    These are not just two wars that occurred and are over now, rather their effects reach us to this day – their dark shadows may still be blocking the radiations that would have lightened our lives. It is imperative to understand these wars to understand the world we are living in today. And it is imperative to determine where humanity has done its wrongs and how it will undo them now.

  • Hosni to Morsi to Sisi

    Africa / Hosni to Morsi to Sisi

    Every individual that has stepped on the throne of Egypt has not only changed the fate of his own people but also the the geopolitics of the whole Middle East & North Africa. This essay presents a concise historical perspective that led to the contemporary era of Hosni, Morsi & Sisi and what ideological difference they present.