Arab Politics

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End of the Arab Cold War? Maybe not…

Lebanese newspaper al-Akhbar carried a report today about the surprise reconcilliation that took place at the Kuwait summit yesterday. It claims that Saudi King Abdullah’s speech came out of the blue and was unexpected by Hosni Mubarak, who remained “cold” towards Bashar al-Assad, and then got on his plane and left. What’s more, the Akhbar … Continue reading

The Nation and the Tribes

Talal Salman had an editorial in today’s as-Safir, in which he rightly criticized the three summits called by the Arabs in support of Gaza. “Sale! Three for the price of one,” he mocked. I am so tired of the stupid “Arab Cold War”, and we’re only, what, five years into it? Is there some way … Continue reading

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