Turkey has recently experienced a new shock similar to the successive tremors that the Turkish model witnessed with the emergence of the secular republic in 1923. (Asharq Alawsat)
The US, Europe and the German Role
By Hazem Saghieh
It may be said that today's US-European relations are determined by three characteristics: First: the end of the era of blind loyalty to George Bush. Second: the end of the era of hostility to US policies. Third: a higher European self-confidence in relation to the US, whose role was weakened by the Iraq war and, in turn, a greater willingness to follow policies favored and blessed by Washington. (Dar Al-Hayat)
For sometime, Palestinian Islamic and nationalist leaders have been warning that the Israeli, American and European economic embargo against the democratically-elected Palestinian government, including the recently formed broad-based government of national unity, is driving Palestinian society towards extremism. (Al-Ahram)
Syrian Liberal Author Nidhal Naisa Speaks Out Against Suicide Operations in Debate on Arab Youth
The following are excerpts from a TV debate on the situation of youth in the Arab world, which aired on Al-Jazeera TV on May 8, 2007. (MEMRI)
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