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Opinion: Unraveling Reconciliation

Opinion: Unraveling Reconciliation

Regardless of how unlikely it is that Hamas would kidnap three Israeli settlers just weeks after signing a unity agreement with Fatah, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is now trying to use last week’s incident to destroy the Hamas–Fatah reconciliation. It is...
Opinion: The ISIS Dilemma

Opinion: The ISIS Dilemma

Perhaps it would be courageous for the US and the UK to take the initiative and acknowledge the repercussions of their floundering policies, both on their own countries as well as on the Iraqi people and Arab world. However, it is not enough to merely acknowledge...
Opinion: Media-Made Heroes and Villains

Opinion: Media-Made Heroes and Villains

Well, it is time to bid Barbara Walters farewell after this shining star took the decision to retire last month. Her fans and critics alike can agree on the fact that she deserves to be described as having been the “queen” of interviewers. Her lively personality...
Opinion: If Regional Conflict goes Global

Opinion: If Regional Conflict goes Global

One successful terrorist operation—indeed, one successful attack with a shoulder-fired antiaircraft missile—could cause a 15 billion-dollar loss to the world economy. What measure of terrorism is this? This is what terrorism is. It has no mind or soul, no faith or...