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Abdel Monem Said, Author at ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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Opinion: Another People

Opinion: Another People

The world turns quickly. In the course of time, changing regimes, eras and revolutions, there was never a time when the Egyptian people—described in the past as “great” and “ingenious”—did not protest or rebel. Amazingly, though, criticism of the Egyptian people...
Opinion: Dealing with Iran

Opinion: Dealing with Iran

Relations between countries are far more complex than many commentators and analysts believe. They are not prisoners of power relations, as important as this factor is. Nor are they ruled by ideologies, even though ideology is a likely influence. Neither can the...
Opinion: Keeping Egypt’s Lights On

Opinion: Keeping Egypt’s Lights On

In the days of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, the perpetual complaint was that the faces in government never changed. Some ministers held on to their seats for more than two decades. Some editors-in-chief of state newspapers and directors and board members...
Opinion: One World or Many?

Opinion: One World or Many?

It is impossible to count the number of times I have heard someone say that we live in a “global village,” one that has become so interconnected due to the information technology revolution, international trade networks, the movement of people and goods, and the...