Category Archives: Walid Phares

Decade’s Lesson since 9/11: Calling a Spade a Spade

By Dr. Walid Phares Ten years have slipped by since Osama bin Laden’s jihadists massacred thousands of men, women and children in the northeastern United States, prompting the start of what Americans came to know as the War on Terror. The … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney’s Cutting-Edge Middle East Strategy

By Dr. Walid Phares As the US electoral process grinds on and Republican primary debates fold into state primaries and caucuses, candidates’ views on national security and foreign policy are being carefully scrutinized by voters who consider them crucial components of … Continue reading

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Prague’s Havel is Gone: Waiting for the Middle Eastern Havels to Come

By Dr. Walid Phares As I was watching the carriage transporting the late Vaclav Havel, the first President of free post-Communist Czechoslovakia and the first President of the Czech Republic, into the Prague Castle I was sobered and deeply moved. Having been … Continue reading

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Phares to Arab media: Strategically, the U.S. lost to Iran in Iraq

By Dr. Walid Phares In a series of interview on Arab media, Professor Walid Phares a Congressional advisor and the author of The Coming Revolution: Struggle for Freedom in the Middle East said “in the big geopolitical picture in the region the United … Continue reading

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Petrodollars-Funded Middle East Studies Failed to Predict the Arab Uheavals

By Dr. Walid Phares When the young Tunisian burned himself in protest against authoritarian oppression and lack of economic justice, triggering massive demonstrations in this small North African country, commentators hesitated to coin the movement as an Arab Spring. It took … Continue reading

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