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Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Oct 05,2017
Inter-Arab differences are, alas, on the rise.The Arab League is supposed to be playing a key role in mediating and attempting to resolve these differences, but it is not.At the same time, we do not see any serious initiatives by key players in the Arab world to fill the vacuum c
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Sep 14,2017
Until the 1990s, when most media in the Arab world were almost exclusively governmental or official, we Arabs yearned for private and “free” media.
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Aug 17,2017
Society's progress is measured, in part, by the quality of people's public conduct. Judging from this  angle, our society's performance leaves much to be desired.Over the years, of course, much has improved.
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Aug 03,2017
At its core, democracy presupposes difference.
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Jul 20,2017
There are those who never tire from reminding us that there are forces external to the Arab region, from the neighbourhood itself and beyond, who want to keep the Arabs in a state of conflict or war. These forces, the argument goes, are said to benefit from creating, promoti
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Jul 06,2017
It goes without saying that stability is conducive to development and progress. It may even be a prerequisite of progress.But what happens when stability is either below the level one desires or deficient?
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Jun 22,2017
The current state of Arab affairs is unacceptable by any standards.
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Jun 08,2017
Fifty years ago, on June 5, I was in 6th grade when the Israelis attacked and occupied my village Yalu, forced its people to flee and levelled it to the ground, along with the two other neighbouring Latrun villages: Umwas and Beit Nuba.Those few people who either refused to leave
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - May 25,2017
For some time now, every time a new US administration is elected, it pledges to “work with the parties concerned” to find a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.The current Trump administration has made the same pledge, both before President Donald Trump’s current visit t
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - May 11,2017
A lot of good effort is being exerted throughout the country, both at the centre and the peripheries, for the twin purposes of reform and development.To be sure, we are still way short of expectations at both ends.In almost all sectors, in fact, much dissatisfaction about ou



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