Aboud Dandachi

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Date registered: February 20, 2015

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  1. It’s Not Islamophobia That Keeps Me Up At Night, it’s Antisemitism — April 16, 2015
  2. Want to Make a Statement Against Extremism? Start Supporting Your Local Jewish Publication — January 28, 2015
  3. Dear Adam; a Letter from a Syrian to an American Friend — October 8, 2014
  4. Obama Lacks the Credibility to Sell Used Cars,Much Less Lead an “Anti-Terror” Coalition — September 16, 2014
  5. Allying with Assad Would be the Stupidest Sh-t in the History of Stupid Sh-t — August 25, 2014

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Malala Yousafzai and the Failure of Muslim Moderates

A year ago in September 2013, the teenage Pakistani education advocacy activist Malala Yousefzai opened a £188 million library in the British city of Birmingham. Having spent the previous eleven months recovering from a shot in the head inflicted by Pakistani Taleban terrorists in retaliation for her activism, Malala had become the most commemorated teenage …

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Dear Europe, Please Get Your Shit Together

Dear Europe, I never thought the day would come when I’d be lecturing other people on the subject of failing societies. But when a Syrian tells you that you are in deep shit, you may rest assured that the shit you are in is deep indeed. What in heaven’s name happened at Copenhagen? Last week’s …

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ISIS May Not Have Reached Canada,but the ISIS Mentality Has

The Middle-East is a depressing place. Today the Levant serves as a cautionary tale in how quickly societies can tear themselves to pieces when the only dominant ideologies are extremist ones. A lesson, apparently, which many Western societies seem to be losing sight of. Against the backdrop of the current conflict in Gaza, the past …

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While the Levant Burns,the Region’s Non-Arab Societies Get on With Life

During my university studies in Jordan, I had the good fortune of studying under some superb Iraqi professors. Iraqi engineers and scientists were acknowledged as being the very best in the Arab world, and Jordan offered a rare outlet for the talents of the heavily sanctioned Iraqi people. In the aftermath of the 2003 American …

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We Thought Obama Was a Neville Chamberlain. He Turned Out to be Judas Iscariot

If there was any doubt at all that Barack Obama never intended to work towards the removal of Bashar Assad, one only needs to read his latest justifications for not arming the Syrian rebels. In a now infamous interview with CBS News, Obama called the idea that the USA could arm a moderate rebel force …

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