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My Middle East: Part Seven: A Tale of two Narratives

  The adage that if we ignore the past we are condemned to repeat it is proving true in the Arab/Israeli conflict with increasing regularity. The conflict we see today is presented world-wide as something entirely different, and context-less, from … Continue reading

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Should there be a Jewish State exactly where it is today?

The Religious Element My first reason in favour of there being a Jewish state exactly where it exists today, rests on a number of people well known to Muslims, Christians and Jews. Among these legendary people are Abraham, Moses, Elijah, … Continue reading

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TWO SIDES OF THE STORY

skip to main |       skip to sidebar METW Loves The Truth Thursday, 23 May 2013 THE TWO SIDES OF THE STORY: An important thing I have noticed in my personal interest in the Arab – Israeli conflict, and it has … Continue reading

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MY MIDDLE EAST Part Two: T E Lawrence

“Yet I cannot put down my acquiescence in the Arab fraud to weakness of character or native hypocrisy: though of course I must have had some tendency, some aptitude, for deceit, or I would not have deceived men so well, … Continue reading

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IN INDIA

A village appears, we drive in, stop, get out into warm stillness.  On the rooftops women watch and as we approach they run away! Afraid. The men come to us and Sokni introduces the scene…brought us to see this village, we’re … Continue reading

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IN AFGHANISTAN (Part 4)

The Marco Desert. Shimmering on the horizon.  A lake which is not there! Jagged mountain peaks red, blue, green, brown, and grey hold up this plateau,  the sun sinking over the edge, a big red falling ball. For miles and miles there is … Continue reading

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MY MIDDLE EAST

The Middle East is like a Chinese Puzzle. A real challenge, though ultimately simple..When people get frustrated they sometimes, like now, get out the pliers and bend the whole thing out of shape.   I put a question asking if it was … Continue reading

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