The Seeds Were Sewn: Democracy & Terror in the Middle East

Democracy & Terror in The Middle East Danny Krikorian Abstract The aim of this research analysis is to determine whether or not levels of democratic process influence political violence in the form of Islamic extremism within the context of Middle Eastern countries. The overall findings suggest that the relationship between reduced violence, that is, stability,Continue reading “The Seeds Were Sewn: Democracy & Terror in the Middle East”

The Armenian Orphan Rug (L.A. Times)

LINK: http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-white-house-rug-armenian-genocide-20141015-story.html?track=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+latimes%2Fnews%2Fnationworld%2Fnation+(L.A.+Times+-+National+News) A historic rug tied to the Armenian genocide will go on display at the White House Visitor Center in November after several failed attempts to display the piece. The Ghazir rug was created by orphans of the genocide and presented to President Calvin Coolidge in 1925. It will be featured alongside other artifacts inContinue reading “The Armenian Orphan Rug (L.A. Times)”

DAWUD

Had an interesting conversation with a dear friend of mine on the issue of the debate between religion and science, atheism and theism.  While I sought to avoid all the useless rhetoric which leads to no answers – I sought to reconcile what I believe to be two perceptions that are not all quite thatContinue reading “DAWUD”

No noise from Syria lately. Israel’s been quiet, as far as I know, other than settlement expansion and behind the scenes scheming. I guess the latter could be said of any country really. Israel is most certainly scheming though, figuring out what move it should make next in order for ‘Greater Israel’ to remain withinContinue reading

softly

live and be happy stress not and worry only for good never for worse picture the life mirror the life you want to live whether its right or wrong

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