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TERRORISM, definition of

12 Jul, '069 Comments

Let’s see… the UN says that terrorism is defined as: criminal acts intended or calculated to provoke a state of terror in the general public, a group of persons or particular persons for political purposes are in any circumstance unjustifiable, whatever the considerations of a political, philosophical, ideological, racial, ethnic, religious or other nature that […]

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How much you pay?

12 Jul, '069 Comments

When the only metric that you consider when evaluating a job is the cash you can stash rather than any other factor which should be considered, especially if that job is in the service of your country, then you are not worthy of that job, regardless of its pay and benefits. Take for instance our […]

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100 Days

6 Jul, '0610 Comments

Let’s assume that we actually do have only 100 days left to elect a new parliament in Bahrain; yes, I know that as the talk at the moment is toward the combined session of the Shura Council (appointed) and Chamber of Representatives (elected) around the end of the month might be a signal that the […]

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A fist is mightier than the word!

A fist is mightier than the word!

2 Jul, '0630 Comments

Bankruptcy comes in difference guises, the most dangerous of which of course is that which is associated with the intellect; because if one is intellectually bankrupt then everything is acceptable, even if the solution is at the cost of morals and societal norms. What then can we expect from a whole intellectually bankrupt parliament whose […]

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A new government department is born

31 May, '0613 Comments

Please welcome the latest government department in Bahrain; it’s staffed by 40 managers, most are really not more than janitorial shift supervisors than they are managers, and some – who habitually trip over their IQ ratings – could just be hired as mere janitors, who invariably are the most vociferous of the lot. Empty vessels […]

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