10 April 2006

"Democracy in the Arab World, a U.S. Goal, Falters"

"It feels like everything is going back to the bad old days, as if we never went through any changes at all," said Sulaiman al-Hattlan, editor in chief of Forbes Arabia and a prominent Saudi columnist and advocate. "Everyone is convinced now that there was no serious or genuine belief in change from the governments. It was just a reaction to pressure by the international media and the U.S." more...

So the goal was democracy? And all this time I was made to believe that it was "world domination" and oil! I am still suckered by those naughty conspiracy theorists! Silly me!

1 Comment:

Dr Victorino de la Vega said...

Hi there,
Have you changed the « look and feel » of your blog?
The new template looks sleeker and neater.
Mabrooq as they say in the old country!
Dr V
PS as for the content, it hasn’t changed in quality and I hope you’ll always keep that trademark mordant wit of yours


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