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The ‘Cancel Culture’ phenomenon: kind of hate-hush all over the world

by Ghassan and Intibah Kadi for the Saker Blog Who remembers the Herman’s Hermits and their 1967 song ‘There’s a Kind of Hush’? The hush the song speaks of is a hush of love, and it was a world of dreams in the sixties in the West, despite the Vietnam War, the Civil Rights protests in the USA and other global conflicts. The peace movements were strong and vibrant, and

After Trump the flood:

by Ghassan and Intibah Kadi for the Saker Blog Whether there was indeed voter fraud and rigging, and I personally believe there was and at a huge scale, it seems that, by hook or by crook, Joe Biden will become the next President of the United States of America; and we should prepare ourselves for this, regardless of our political points of view and inclinations. The presence of Biden in

Paying it forward – Erdogan style

by Ghassan and Intibah Kadi for the Saker Blog With all eyes globally poised at COVID-19 and the impending economic meltdown, Black-Lives-Matter activism, and the protests in the USA and some Western countries, little attention is given to the rise of a potentially more formidable religious fundamentalism base for ISIS-style and orientation than ISIS itself; and indications are pointing to this happening right now, in today’s Turkey. Al-Qaeda and ISIS

The West’s Home-Grown Threat:

by Ghassan and Intibah Kadi [George Soros has recently said that Chinese leader Xi Jinping poses the biggest ever threat to free society ie the West. https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/soros-flags-xi-as-biggest-threat-to-free-society The statement was met with varied responses, the most interesting of which was the Chinese response saying this statement is not worthy of a response. https://www.rt.com/news/449705-soros-china-response-meaningless/ ] Mr. Soros is perhaps right in saying that Mr. Xi Jinping is posing a threat to

How Syria Won The Revolution; The Jihadi Factor

By Ghassan and Intibah Kadi The “War on Syria” has had many unintended twists and turns that were unforeseeable at the time it began. The plotters had no reason to believe they were going to lose, and the defenders had no option other than doing all they could and risk and sacrifice all that was dear and precious. However, as frontlines are now being redrawn in Syria in preparation for

The Khashoggi Extortion Fiasco:

by Ghassan and Itbah Kadi for The Saker Blog A mystifying diplomatic escalation ensued following the disappearance of Saudi Washington Post columnist, Jamal Khashoggi, after visiting the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. Why would the United States of America make such a fuss over the disappearance of a non-American citizen? Why would America turn a blind eye to the Saudi killing of thousands of Yemeni civilians and the starving of

Iraq on the move: the Muqdata Al-Sadr Factor

by Ghassan and Intibah Kadi for The Saker Blog The recent developments following the 12th of May 2018 elections in Iraq put the country on a potential new course. What nature and direction of this course is the big question. The now 44 years old, Muqtada Al-Sadr was only 25 years old when his father Ayatollah Mohammad Mohammad Sadeq Al-Sadr was ambushed and killed together with two of his sons,

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