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Inscribed in a Tablet Preserved

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Inscribed in a Tablet Preserved

Inscribed in a Tablet Preserved The voices of intolerance are interpreting the U.S. and French Constitutions like the fanatics and the dystopians are interpreting the Koran. By Abdennour Toumi The dreadful on-going geopolitical events in the Middle East coincide with the debut of Ramadhan (Ramadan), a month-long observance of fasting, doing good deeds, acting generously…

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Tipping and Bargaining in Egypt: Bakhshesh or Sadaqa

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Tipping and Bargaining in Egypt: Bakhshesh or Sadaqa

Tipping and Bargaining in Egypt: Bakhshesh or Sadaqa The role of tipping in the Arab World in tourism and the economy is important. To most Western tourists particularly Americans, the question of tipping is normal, like adding sales tax to the bill, but in the Middle East, however, the question of tipping, and add to it…

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France’s War on Terror and De-radicalization Policy: The Lone Wolf Spectrum

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France’s War on Terror and De-radicalization Policy: The Lone Wolf Spectrum

France’s War on Terror and De-radicalization Policy: The Lone Wolf Spectrum Both the French national leaders and the Muslims alike are missing the point on this complex thematic, because the dialectical debate is whether France/Europe should focus on the young Arab and Muslim generation leaders on the field. By Abdennour Toumi Last Friday a lone…

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In International Law subsidiary: Can war be just?

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In International Law subsidiary: Can war be just?

In International Law subsidiary: Can war be just? When political leaders say they hate war, they should not capitalize on war to get elected and govern. By Abdennour Toumi Carl von Clausewitz, an experienced general and well-known military theorist, proposed that the conscious conduct of war — strategy and tactics in geo-politics — should be…

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Trial in the Newsroom! Bias in French media

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Trial in the Newsroom! Bias in French media

Trial in the Newsroom! Bias in French media A large majority of Muslim practitioners will tell you, however, that the French media and elite, particularly the radical secularists and the French white-identity zealots, are missing important cultural and identity factors within minorities in France. By Abdennour Toumi   The on-going police investigation of renowned Islamic…

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Why Algeria Should Get a Leader Like President Erdoğan? 

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Why Algeria Should Get a Leader Like President Erdoğan? 

Why Algeria Should Get a Leader Like President Erdoğan?  President Erdoğan read attentively Ibn Khadun and Machiavelli, and synthesized their theory in the exercise of power’s ruse and cruelty. By Abdennour Toumi  In the wake of Mr. Kamel Daoud’s Open Letter, a journalist and an author based in Paris to President Erdoğan, he wrote in…

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