“It is only when you actually live with the reality of the perceptions, misunderstandings, and genuine grievances one holds for the other that it is possible to grasp just how close both the Arabs and the West are to falling into a chasm of conflict destructive to both.”
My friend told me about his grandmother, who got very lucky during the bombing attack on the Old Town. A entire building fell on top of her, but she was not caught by the walls.
goes the story,
is caught in a crowd of day laborers–
In a Middle East region beset by trouble, our Columnist manages to stumble upon a shimmer of light in the surrounding darkness
Our columnist reacts to the execution of Saddam Hussein.
Israel’s collective punishment of Lebanon opens the door to others to practice unrestrained state violence
The sacrifice for the greater good is shrouded by simplistic sloganeering
The US Administration greed for controlling the oil and not admitting its mistakes is a signal of its lack of concern for the innocent citizens of Iraq
The next war need not be a war; it could be stopped before it ever begins
GC’s intrepid commentator condemns hypocrisy on both sides of the extremist religious divide.