Posts Tagged ‘extremism’

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 age of extremism

One only needs to take a look at any international news bulletin to see the scale of this new trend that is taking across the globe. Whole nations are drifting further to the right, going deeper into their selves, and closing their minds in the face of the others. Yesterday I was watching news from […]

The art of exaggeration

Two women, for whom I have the deepest respect, were heavily criticized last week; Oprah Winfrey and Ebtihal Al-Khatib. Oprah was criticized for saying Kuwaiti people behave like Paris Hilton, while workers from other countries do everything for them. Ebtihal was criticized for frankly expressing her rather liberal thoughts on a Lebanese TV show. This […]