Posts Tagged “Anwar Sadat”

Only a balance of power can force Israel to make peace

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Only a balance of power can force Israel to make peace Saudi Gazette Newspaper, Sunday, September 22, 2013 By RAY HANANIA The 1967 Arab-Israeli war was one of the most humiliating events for Arabs. In less than six days, Israel exposed the emptiness and bluster of the Arab leaders at the time. Six years later,…

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Democracy is never perfect

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Democracy is never perfect

Democracy is never perfect Saudi Gazette Newspaper, Sunday, April 07, 2013 By Ray Hanania  Excess is not just a word in the Arab world, it is a popular location in the mentality of the Arab mind. Arabs fuel “excess” with emotion, which is more abundant in the Arab world than oil. Arabs don’t just criticize, we…

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Egyptian Democracy breaks through the darkness of the Middle East

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Egyptian democracy breaks through the darkness RAY HANANIA Saudi Gazette Sunday July 1, 2012 It’s not a blinding light, but democracy has lit a small match in the Middle East, a region of the world where tyranny, oppression and suffering spread like mold and mildew. And fires can grow quickly, if they are not smothered….

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Egyptian democracy will undermine ‘peace’ with Israel

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Egyptian democracy will undermine ‘peace’ with Israel By RAY HANANIA 05/15/2012 JERUSALEM POST Are Israelis surprised that as democracy trumps tyranny in Egypt, one of the first casualties of the pro-democracy movement will be the very undemocratic peace accord Egypt signed with Israel? The Egypt-Israel peace accord was supposed to be the cornerstone of a…

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HANANIA: Powerful new Demme film on Carter, For Immediate Release, 11-18-07

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Demme Documentary on Carter offers insights into a great man By Ray Hanania — Even before anyone realized that Jimmy Carter’s book “Palestine: Peace not Apartheid” would stir up controversy and a lively but sometimes vicious debate, filmmaker Jonathan Demme decided to follow the former president during his book tour. Demme has produced a powerful…

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