Power Players in the Middle East: Who’s In, Who’s Out

Determining who has the biggest influence is a selective process that, no matter how neutral one tries to be, ends up being biased. Forbes recently released all manner of “Most Powerful People of 2012” lists, and the general criteria seems to be money: CEO’s and business leaders abound, although the majority of those who aren’t … More Power Players in the Middle East: Who’s In, Who’s Out

Usual Accusations and Perplexing Protests over the Sinai Peninsula

The recent massacre of 16 Egyptian soldiers on the Gaza border in Sinai has fingers pointing, people crying, accusations flying and tensions escalating. But what’s missing in the melee is the truth. It is no secret that Egypt-and especially Egyptians-do not like Israel. During my time spent in Egypt I was appalled beyond belief the way … More Usual Accusations and Perplexing Protests over the Sinai Peninsula