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Who lost Iraq?

Saddam’s capture – Good news for Iraqis, Bad news for Bush and Blair

"The masses who are against the occupation of their country will still be against it. Those suffering under the current mismanagement will still suffer – in fact, his capture may focus their minds even more on their daily plight. And those peripheral elements who fought for him may well continue to do so with renewed vigour, out of revenge."

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Yasir Arafat – A Symbol of Freedom

"On going US-led forces operation in Iraq, the systematic destruction of Iraq, the helpless and weaken conditions of Arab Leaders, all this made Yasir Araft disheartened and mentally and physically distressed. Yet he never compromised with the Israeli authorities."

Guantanamo Bay concentration camps – What’s the fuss?

"A nation can only justify holding foreign subjects under the existing legal framework of the international laws and conventions, which includes bilateral treaties. The notion of “illegal combatant” is unprecedented and has no international consensus."

Ramadan – Wealth and Poverty

An Appeal to Dormant Conscience

"Knowledge is not just a vehicle to a better life, it is an instrument that helps us understand the world around us; to help us shape minds; transform societies, and to bring about positive change. And the most fundamental knowledge to individuals as well as nations is self-knowledge."

Feingold’s Principled Challenge

"With the war in Iraq continuing to unravel and the President's job approval continuing to decline, it appeared likely that a more direct challenge might follow."

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