Posts Tagged ‘America’

Another isolated incident or America’s blindness to its own terrorism?

The cold-blooded killing of 16 Afghan civilians by an American soldier did not come as a surprise to those who have been following the US wars in the Muslim world during the last decade. The number of “isolated incidents” of atrocities done by this army to civilians is daunting. With every incident comes an investigation, […]

The unlearned lessons of 9/11

Much worse than learning nothing at all is to learn the wrong lesson. 10 years after the beginning of the war on terror, many of us are still dipped into the illusion that we were fed when we were in a state of shock, before being dragged quickly into an inter-civilization war that has transformed […]

Regardless to the outcome

Valuable lessons from the Egyptian revolution What happened in Egypt took everyone by surprise. Egyptians, Arabs, and even people and leaders in the west did not expect the momentum of Tunisian uprising to sweep the well-rooted authoritarian regime in Egypt this quickly. I wrote about the wrong bets that were made by some western leaders […]