Flirting with Fascism

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that white nationalism has triumphed in America. Brexit, the decision for England to leave the UK, laid the trajectory of the Western world earlier this year. The world is undergoing vast changes in response to economic decline and a rise in global terrorism, particularly from the Middle East. It has beenContinue reading “Flirting with Fascism”

The World to Come

A young immigrant child in Orlando, I came to the Far West from the Persian Gulf,, To the Gulf from the Levant, and to the Levant from the highlands of Armenia. Now, here I am, In the strong hold of modern imperium, America, Seeking my own freedom, from the dual extremes of ignorance, and theContinue reading “The World to Come”

Is Saudi Arabia Next?

The Gulf countries, to some extent, initiated quick reforms to avoid the domino effect of the Arab Spring. Reminiscent of the Age of Metternich in Europe, when serious efforts to revolutionize the continent were being suppressed. Revolution often has little idea of the future, but this weakness is exploited by existing orders to maintain the “statusContinue reading “Is Saudi Arabia Next?”

If I Were President – 2016 and Beyond

There are many avenues that need to be walked in order to improve the US domestically. The US is still a global leader, but socio-economically it lags in development, compared to its allies in Europe and its emerging competitors in the East. The progressive wave which swept Europe in the 90s and early 2000s seems toContinue reading “If I Were President – 2016 and Beyond”

We Major! Minorities in America in 2016 & Beyond

  White Supremacy is real. At one time in America’s history, it was a norm. Today, it is more veiled – nonetheless in today’s political arena, we are witnessing the ugliness of America’s culture of bigotry creep in. The Republican party has been reduced to a conservative, racist party of white men & their brainwashedContinue reading “We Major! Minorities in America in 2016 & Beyond”

The Seeds Were Sewn: Democracy & Terror in the Middle East

Democracy & Terror in The Middle East Danny Krikorian Abstract The aim of this research analysis is to determine whether or not levels of democratic process influence political violence in the form of Islamic extremism within the context of Middle Eastern countries. The overall findings suggest that the relationship between reduced violence, that is, stability,Continue reading “The Seeds Were Sewn: Democracy & Terror in the Middle East”

American Fascism

The Trials of an Immigrant Disenfranchised & a Struggle Against American Fascism In America there is this sense of entitlement and self-righteousness. This attitude is based on the idea that the ordinary American needs no one but himself in achieving the American dream or even just to establish a sense of financial independence and security. But whatContinue reading “American Fascism”

Why America is un-American: Trials of a Middle Eastern Immigrant

They say robust capitalism is the greatest system in our world because it maximizes the benefits of all men in any given society. This perspective is especially true of the American narrative we are ‘indoctrinated’ into through our public and private institutions. As an immigrant to this country, I must say, however I am profoundly disappointed.Continue reading “Why America is un-American: Trials of a Middle Eastern Immigrant”

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