Syria is a management problem not a regime problem. This statement seems wrong at first glance but it is a possible explanation of why Syria was so resistant to the rapid changes envisioned by its young president when he first came to power. If my hypothesis is correct (and it is only a hypothesis) then [...]
Despite Turkey’s efforts, and all the reports to the contrary, I feel that there is little hope for Israeli Syrian peace, because both Syria and Israel are doing relatively well in today’s global market. Syria is thriving instead of withering under US pressure, and Israel is exploiting the entire security fear market.
Bush and Cheney policies [...]
Last year, a U.S. news celebrity called Tim Russet passed away at the age of fifty-eight of obesity and some minor co-morbidities of obesity. At that moment, I came to the conclusion that I was sick and tired of being overweight. I feared I would share his fate in a few years. I investigated the [...]