Us and the U.S.!
Here in the Middle East, people always point to the United States whenever they have any kind of problem. They either blame the U.S. for intervening in their countries national affairs, painting the U.S. as a criminal responsible for tragedies all over the world, or they praise the way the […]
The clash of civilizations and the peace hypothesis
Nearly seven billion human beings live on this planet called Earth. Although these seven billion belong to the same species, they are very different. Hundreds and maybe thousands of beliefs occupy their minds. Differences in race, ethnicity, culture, and geographical position have turned mankind into a competing, violent, intolerant race […]
Egypt: The myth of free education
Ever since Gamal Abdul Nasser first laid the cornerstone for granting every Egyptian the right to free education, we have enjoyed the “liberty” of so-called “free” education. Nasser had some ideals he wanted to achieve, and he did a lot for the poor and the oppressed – who have turned […]