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By bmcsr On Sunday, May 25th, 2014
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Modernization is not Westernization

According to the latest Arab Youth Survey, 46 percent of respondents believe that traditional values are outdated and wish to embrace modern ideals and beliefs. This belief has risen steadily over the years- only More...

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By bmcsr On Sunday, May 25th, 2014
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Is Russia reviving its empire?

A great many experts, observers and pundits are missing the point in their analyses of events in and around Ukraine by making two flawed assumptions. One, that the personal traits and characters of Russian President More...

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By bmcsr On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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A Middle Eastern ‘Perfect Storm’

 In July, the world will commemorate the centennial of World War I, also known as,” The war to end all wars.” In addition to its horrendous human cost of 37 million casualties, the war led to the demise of More...

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By bmcsr On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
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Sir Harold :Iran stirring up Bahrain Unrest

A former British ambassador to Manama yesterday strongly criticised the Western media coverage of the events in Bahrain, describing them as biased and lacking in credibility. Sir Harold Walker, who served in Bahrain More...

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By bmcsr On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
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Russian protection will not save Assad

Recently, some observers have expressed concern that Russia’s occupation of parts of Ukraine and Crimea is keeping it from supporting Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria. However, Syria’s propaganda machine More...

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By bmcsr On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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Syria Death Toll Reported to Rise By 10,000 in Less Than 2 Months

BEIRUT, Lebanon — The death toll in the three-year Syrian conflict has risen to about 162,000, an increase of more than 10,000 in less than two months, according to an antigovernment monitoring group that is one More...

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By bmcsr On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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Migrant workers: Qatar cleans up its act

By any standards the states of the Arabian peninsula are severely handicapped. They have small populations, a sparse geography, few resources other than petrocarbons, and monarchical political systems only lightly More...

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By bmcsr On Monday, May 19th, 2014
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Manama “London of the Middle East”

British media figure and Head of the British Middle East Centre for Studies & Research (BMCSR) Sumaya Farooq has expressed her country’s pride in hosting the “This Is Bahrain” Expo, an event More...

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By bmcsr On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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Pentagon chief arrives in Saudi Arabia

By Staff writer | Al Arabiya News Tuesday, 13 May 2014 U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrived in the Saudi Arabia Tuesday, the first leg of a regional tour focusing on Iran’s nuclear program and Syria’s More...

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By bmcsr On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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The Simpsons’ Syria ‘conspiracy’ report causes media reaction

Cartoon character Bart Simpson is known for his mischievous ways, but international media drew the line at the suggestion that he had anything to do with the Syrian uprising. In a recent broadcast on Egyptian television More...

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