Soumaya Ghannoushi

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The erosion of the Arab state

The Israeli assault on <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Lebanon</st1:place></st1:country-region> has poignantly brought two truths home: that some Arab states are unable to respond to ever- mounting

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US has to choose: Israel or the ME

The G8 convened just as Israel's tanks pounded Palestinian towns, villages and refugee camps, while a few miles away its warplanes set Lebanon’s skies ablaze, turning its nights into an inferno of bombs, death and misery.

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Fatuous pap

Calls for reforming Islam have recently been rumbling in every corner of the political and academic establishment in Europe and across the <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:place w:st="on">Atlantic</st1:place>.

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