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New MidEast Map Published, now includes Burma!

New MidEast Map Published, now includes Burma!

2 Oct, '0717 Comments

Why? Come on, it MUST be part of the Middle East, who else is so out of touch with reality that they would spew this in front of the world and believe it? The following comments were made by their foreign minister at the UN; Mr. U Nyan Win Al-Sahhaf: “Recent events make clear that […]

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Shift Happens

3 Apr, '0727 Comments

glumbert.com – Shift Happens JJ sent me this video this morning (thanks!) which is a must see. It puts things in stark perspective. After watching this, would you like to discuss the educational rut we are in in not only Bahrain but the whole Middle East? I have maintained that if we do not embrace […]

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Dream Deferred essay contest deadline looming

Dream Deferred essay contest deadline looming

25 Jan, '071 Comment

The Dream Deferred essay contest’s deadline is looming. If you are considering submitting your story, then do so now. You have until Jan 31st, 2007. Don’t miss this opportunity to make sure your voice gets heard. For contest information and rules, please click here.

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Blogging the Manama Dialogue

Blogging the Manama Dialogue

8 Dec, '066 Comments

updated 1431 with speaker agenda below the fold A major event is starting in Bahrain today and continues to Sunday. This event brings together several countries’ foreign ministers, national security personnel, analysts, academics and others who are interested in the security and stability of this region. It is the annual International Institute for Strategic Studies’ […]

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The Asian Games are HOT!

The Asian Games are HOT!

5 Dec, '0633 Comments

When Salim Al-Nabit and his friends went to see beach volleyball for the first time, they left their wives home. Al-Nabit said he would watch the bikini-clad women, but he certainly wouldn’t want his wife to do so. He was there, he added, because it was a matter of national honor. “We don’t see this […]

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