There is generally speaking a list of artistic works that, despite their aesthetic greatness, are either historically misrepresentative & inaccurate or merely biased in context and coverage. Some do justice, some don’t. Perception all depends on which angle you look at the subject. I wish for justice for all, but we must recognize, expose & bring to justice those distinct forces which causeContinue reading “Analyzing Political Undertones in Pop Culture Through Art”
The question of whether or not the Arab Spring is a legitimate movement against corruption and tyranny requires addressing the following assumptions regarding the culture of the Middle East as well as the nature of democracy as a political philosophy; and the credibility of global power like the US, Europe, Russia & China in policingContinue reading “The Arab Spring: Legit or Not?”
No noise from Syria lately. Israel’s been quiet, as far as I know, other than settlement expansion and behind the scenes scheming. I guess the latter could be said of any country really. Israel is most certainly scheming though, figuring out what move it should make next in order for ‘Greater Israel’ to remain withinContinue reading
The 3 Real Reasons Obama hasn’t dissolved the artificial relationship with Israel: 1) Christian Fundamentalism in America (Limbaugh, Coulter, Beck, Fox News, G.O.P.) 2) Jewish-American Affluence (AIPAC, Starbucks, Google, Wall Street) 3) Israel’s strategic location in the Middle East (colonial satellite, keeps arabs divided, oil preserved, people suppressed) Will Obama fail the Arabs as PresidentContinue reading
Insight into Syria.
The following is my written version of the speech delivered by President Bashar al-Assad on January 10th, 2012. We try to encourage awareness in the country. Still, there is some ignorance in the country effecting conditions here… Internal reforms are clear. Progress and advancement should still carry on. What is happening in Syria is beingContinue reading “President Bashar al-Assad delivers speech on January 10th, 2012”
This is my rendition of the political cartoon used for the cover page of the book: Asad, by Patrick Seale.