President Obama

Instead of criticizing President Obama for all his shortcomings — or ‘alleged’ shortcomings I should say — people should be a little more grateful and focus on his accomplishments, his agenda, and his genuine sentiments. I think so far, the President has successfully acted upon his convictions. His accomplishments in the avenues of healthcare, immigration,Continue reading “President Obama”

Nationalism in the Middle East: Iran, Syria, and the West

In the days of President Harry Truman, relations between the United States and the Middle East weren’t so sour. In 1952, everything changed. The United Kingdom was planning to depose the newly democratically elected prime minister of Iran: Prime Minister Mossadegh. He is the man seated in the photograph above. Mossadegh had quickly become the archenemy ofContinue reading “Nationalism in the Middle East: Iran, Syria, and the West”

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