Even before the rise of the post-Saddam government in Iraq, Sunni leaders in Egypt and Jordan warned of a "Shiite Crescent," a zone of influence and power by Islam's second largest branch that stretch...
The 2006 Lebanon war started because Hezbollah attacked Israel. It was an unprovoked attack and it was not the first. Contrary to the previous aggressions, this time Israel did not respond by just mak...
In mid 2006, Israel went to war for the sixth time against an Arab neighbor. From the start, the conflict was characterized by its oddity because it opposed a sovereign nation against a military organ...
It is a tragedy that Israel gave Hezbollah and its sponsors just what they wanted - a major kill of civilians. Most tragic is more than half were children. But, is anyone asking - Why didn't Hezbol...
"We must all be united or we have to look for our country in the graveyard of history." These words today by the Speaker of the Lebanese Parliament, Nabih Berri, adequately sum up the tragic...
Diplomacy is ironically Something we dispute Skeptical and war weary Republicans do refute Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Constitutional right To talk with Syria The U.S. State Dept Writhes in hysteria A laug...
We live in dark times, my friends, and the recent tragic violence in Lebanon is an indication of just how dark things have become!It is hard for us to conceive, from this distance, what it must have b...
Some lines were meant to be crossed. Some dog breeds were not. The staff at Best Friends Animal Society's Little Lebanon area grinned as I walked away that friged January eve. It was the first tine th...
King Abdullah - the sovereign ruler of 77% of former Palestine (now called Jordan) - and Mahmoud Abbas - the touted President of another proposed Arab State in 1-6% of former Palestine (now called th...
PLO Chairman and President of the Palestinian Authority - Mahmoud Abbas - was clearly not happy with the remarks made by President Bush on the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of Israel‘s reconst...