Thoughts from a Syrian-American on the refugee crisis, Palestine & US foreign policy

I am a proud Syrian American who has lived here since 1996. Despite my struggles with immigration, and the reluctance of the US to recognize me as American as any other, I still do love this country. I love it and its imperfections. I know, deep down, the heart of America is pure. It hasContinue reading “Thoughts from a Syrian-American on the refugee crisis, Palestine & US foreign policy”

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The Armenian Orphan Rug (L.A. Times)

LINK:ย http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-white-house-rug-armenian-genocide-20141015-story.html?track=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+latimes%2Fnews%2Fnationworld%2Fnation+(L.A.+Times+-+National+News) A historic rug tied to the Armenian genocide will go on display at the White House Visitor Center in November after several failed attempts to display the piece. The Ghazir rug was created by orphans of the genocide and presented to President Calvin Coolidge in 1925. It will be featured alongside other artifacts inContinue reading “The Armenian Orphan Rug (L.A. Times)”

Syria-Palaestina

We cannot be free in Syria until we are free in Palestine because both barricades of slavery have the same master: Israel. And by freedomย it does not mean anarchy against the very force that has stood loyally against Israeli expansionism since 1948. Egypt’s agendas have always echoed the policies of their masters, America and Russia.Continue reading “Syria-Palaestina”

Israel?

Is the two-state solution, like the entirety of the concept of a ‘Modern Israel” – a farce? Demographics, as well as rational science, as well as religion, altogether, show that Palestinians not only outnumber Jews – they are living under apartheid-like conditions; without sovereignty, dignity, and and natural human rights. The tale is that thisContinue reading “Israel?”

I would like to educate Middle Easterners on

I would like to educate Middle Easterners on my perspective on global politics and especially the Arab World. While this is a difficult task for a variety of reasons, I feel it is now a pressing issue that must be addressed, or else we as an Arab people may face further humiliation, indignation, oppression, andContinue reading “I would like to educate Middle Easterners on”

The world is strange. I have certain desires.

The world is strange. I have certain desires. Things are mapped out for me. I can’t ignore what I want. I must mold it. Create into it. I have my loves.

Looking at the world from different views. Older now. Politics is heavy. Many thoughts on my mind. I want to say I know truth and justice, perhaps not fully applied to this world. In other words I do not know everything. Love and unity, dignity and success. What is true? What do you believe isContinue reading

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