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Neal AbuNab is a Michigan-based author of "The War on Terror and Democracy"- available on Amazon.com. He is a commentator on Arab and Muslim affairs and he can be reached at: www.IslamPalestineBlogger.com
Thursday, November 30, 2006 Bush at the cross roads of all conflicts
Bush came out of Jordan standing firmly in his "stay the course" mode. Iraqi Prime Minister, Al-Malikie, is pacifying his countrymen telling them that his government will assume all responsibiilites in 2007. If it doesn't, it won't survive till the end of 2007.
Saturday, November 25, 2006 Iran's technology revolution
There is more to the Iranian nuclear program issue than gets reported in the US media. National pride is not the only thing that attaches the regime to its program. It has to do with more complicated economic issues of employment, developing an industrial base and becoming self-reliant.
Thursday, November 9, 2006 The Democratic Agenda for the Middle East (5 comments)
How will the ascension of Demcocratic Jewish leaders in Congress, like Representative Emanuel and Senator Schumer, affect our Middle-East policy?
Saturday, October 28, 2006 How to fix US Democracy
Campaign finance and low voter turnouts are the two most chronic ailments of our democracy. Elected politicians have no incentives to level the playing field and they will keep pandering to special interest groups unless money is abolished altogether from politics. Voting should become a compulsory obligation of citizenship.
Friday, October 20, 2006 Iraq is terminally broken (1 comments)
The religious-based violence in Iraq is resurrecting a 1300-year old dispute between Sunnis and Shi'a. The state of Iraq will disintegrate into fractured states unless Muslim nations take the lead in creating a viable solution.
Friday, October 13, 2006 Tyranny is winning
The Military Commissions Act of 2006 strangles the US constitution. It is the ghost of tyranny descending on the heart of America. We are importing dictatorship values from the Middle East instead of exporting democracy. 2006 is the year the US constitution died.
Thursday, October 5, 2006 Paralysis in the Middle East
Secretary Rice's visit to the Middle East is just an act to stave off charges of incompetence by Democrats. The policy of the Bush administration is instability and paralysis in the Middle East.
Thursday, September 21, 2006 The Pope is wrong and violence is wrong (3 comments)
The Pope was wrong to assert that Islam spread through violence and he was wrong again in offering a half-hearted apology. The ensuing violent reaction in the Middle East is wrong and no two wrongs can ever make a right. A constructive interfaith dialogue is urgently needed to reform the Abrahamic faith and make it relevant.
Saturday, September 16, 2006 Good riddance to Dick DeVos
Dick DeVos, Michigan's Republican candidate for governor, bows to the Detroit Jewish News request to boycott an Arab American group. He mishandled the situation and created a mess thereby giving voters an insight to his management style.
Thursday, September 7, 2006 The Neo-Crusaders (1 comments)
The biggest business in America will be in retirement homes and caring for the elderly. This is the single biggest threat to the national security of America. It is called the broken social security and healthcare systems. Where will the money come from to support the tens of millions of retirees?
Sunday, September 3, 2006 The war of Jesus and Allah (3 comments)
A thoughtful friend of mine, also a devout Christian, offered his frank view of 9/11. He said to me, "As long as your God is not my God we will be at war."