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Mohammad Ala is a community activist and an expert in Production and Operations management. He is founder and a Board member of four NGOs and a professor of Operations Management. Professor Ala has taught and/or consulted at universities throughout the world.
Saturday, August 17, 2013 Wrestling Diplomacy
Ping-pong diplomacy had a positive impact on the China -- United States relationship in the early 1970s.
Will wrestling diplomacy work to ease the tension between United States and Iran?
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 Lip Service to Human Rights: What Are the Causes? (2 comments)
In view of "human rights," Western countries have no credibility with the surviving people in the Persian Gulf region. In order to work with the citizen participants in these uprisings, the West must deal honestly with the historical background of its involvement in the Middle East and recognize that ultimately, despite having military power on their side, political dictators, and the economic interests will not survive.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 Human Life Should Be the Priority! (4 comments)
It appears that the "international community or police" is opposed to Iran being prosperous and to the well-being of its people. Certainly, that is what their actions in the name of "human rights" seem to indicate.
Illegal sanctions on Iran and its people must be lifted!
Sunday, December 5, 2010 Possible Boycott of 2011 AFC Asian Football Cup in Qatar (1 comments)
"Persian Gulf" reflects Persian contributions to the whole world and the sacrifices Persians made to keep the gulf open so that other nations could benefit from it. Iran, Uzbekistan, and others must boycott the 2011 AFC Asian Cup games in Qatar if any name other than Persian Gulf is used.
Friday, October 22, 2010 Immigrants As Scapegoats (4 comments)
Most Western countries didn't care about the immigration issue when their economy was doing well, but that's not the case now. Banks, Insurance companies, and Military industry have ruined the quality of life throughout the world. All races have been affected, stop blaming the powerless. Address real issues such as global warming, phony money lending practices, and depletion of natural resources of third world countries.
Monday, October 4, 2010 The Imperative of the Chicago Convention (3 comments)
Often in the Western media one finds accusations that third world countries are not complying with international law and ethical standards. This article discusses such a violation by certain Western countries to an agreement that they themselves initiated and signed.
Sunday, August 1, 2010 The Priceless Heritage in a Name
The Persian Gulf Organization has received many complaints from its members in the past several weeks that the Western media again has started using an incorrect name instead of Persian Gulf. The USA and Western military officers, especially those stationed in the Middle East intentionally use "The Gulf," or "Arabian Gulf" in their presentations. It seems that the Western countries media want to antagonize Iran or Iranians.
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 The Catastrophic Consequences of Oil (4 comments)
Dangerous drilling for oil is an international problem that all countries must confront. The West must recognize that all people, not just its citizens, are vulnerable to the damage and destruction caused by drilling We all share an obligation to protect our fragile environment; if not, we will all suffer the loss of our home, the earth.