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What’s the Matter with France?

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What’s the Matter with France?

What’s the Matter with France? What is wrong with the white xenophobes and France in general toward their fellow Muslims and Arabs? By Abdennour Toumi The question of the headscarf (al-Khemar in Arabic) in France is more than just a partisan selling point and an electoral agenda. The aim of the matter is to ban…

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“Olive Branch” Paris Position: Reticence and Opacity

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“Olive Branch” Paris Position: Reticence and Opacity

“Olive Branch” Paris Position: Reticence and Opacity Ankara’s Operation “Olive Branch” in Afrin indicates a new orientation to reinstate Paris’ position in the Syrian civil war by trying to be a major player in the process of Syrian peace talks negotiations. By Abdennour Toumi Turkey’s current military foray Operation “Olive Branch” in Afrin, a northwestern…

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France, Fatherland of Human Rights Vs. Migrants’ Rights

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France, Fatherland of Human Rights Vs. Migrants’ Rights

France, Fatherland of Human Rights Vs. Migrants’ Rights French President baton and carrot immigration policy is between repressive deportation and limited selective immigration. By Abdennour Toumi President Macron is dictating conspicuously to his Interior Minister to enforce zero tolerance towards illegal immigrants, introducing a new bill on asylum and immigration to be presented to his…

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How President Trump and Arab Leaders Are Making Turkey Great Again

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How President Trump and Arab Leaders Are Making Turkey Great Again

How President Trump and Arab Leaders Are Making Turkey Great Again By Abdennour Toumi The Arab street has been waiting for a political leader (a-Zae’em) since Gamel and Houari Boumédiène when it comes to making a stand against the Western hegemony led by the U.S. in the region. Lately the Middle East has been experiencing…

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President Trump’s Audacity for Action

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President Trump’s Audacity for Action

President Trump’s Audacity for Action President Trump’s decision killed the two-state solution and the MENA doctrine (Realpolitik) of the former Presidents H.W Bush and Bill Clinton. By Abdennour Toumi Eight years ago the political pundits and the rejectionist politicians made the story of then-President Obama’s first year in the White House sound like American voters…

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Waiting for A Dream in Africa

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Waiting for A Dream in Africa

Waiting for A Dream in Africa The young leaders in Africa are waiting to see if this dream comes true, the same as the young Arabs, who once were inspired by Obama’s story, rather than Osama’s. By Abdennour Toumi President Macron’s appeasement speech from the podium of Ouagadougou University was highly anticipated, in particular by…

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