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Keyword: Uncle Sam

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Letters To The Editor

Lessons Pakistani leader must learn

Mohamed E. Hawash

Rabi' al-Thani 11, 14362015-02-01

Pakistani leaders must not rely on Uncle Sam who is untrustworthy, says letter writer Mohamed E. Hawash.

Letters To The Editor

Remembering Sabra and Shatilla massacre

Mohamed E. Hawash

Dhu al-Qa'dah 17, 14362014-09-01

Thousands of Palestinians and Lebanses were massacred by Christian Phalangist forces supported by Zionist Israel in 1982. Reader Mohamed E. Hawash recalls the Zionist-Phalangist crimes.


The greenback heads south

Zafar Bangash

Rajab 02, 14352014-05-01

The US dollar is losing its shine as rivals emerge to stake a claim. It is not only the euro but also the Chinese currency, the yuan that are challenging dollar’s supremacy in global finance.

Special Reports

Aal Saud: From British to American lap

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Thani 01, 14352014-02-01

Always on the lookout for foreign protection, the illegitimate House of Saud rule in the Arabian Peninsula eagerly embraced Uncle Sam once he emerged as a global cop after the Second World War.


Iran-Venezuela: a new global power bloc

Marjan Asi

Jumada' al-Ula' 16, 14312010-05-01

Since the Second World War, the US, Britain’s upstart North American cousin, has supplanted London in carrying the white man’s burden. If British policy was characterized by cunning and guile, America has carried out cowboy style raids into others’ lands in pursuit of its “Manifest Destiny”...

South-East Asia

South East Asian governments discovering Islamic ‘terrorists’ to please Uncle Sam

Abdar Rahman Koya

Sha'ban 05, 14242003-10-01

Muslim regimes have developed ingenious ways to convince the Bush administration of their commitment to the ‘war on terrorism’ . The latest is the ‘numbers game’ of arrested Muslim activists – the more people hauled in, the more unlikely it is that one will suffer the Saddam fate (or so they hope).

Occupied Arab World

Mubarak, Blair and Aznar: Uncle Sam’s most exalted agents

M.A. Shaikh

Dhu al-Qa'dah 29, 14232003-05-01

The president of the most populous and "most powerful" Arab country and the prime ministers of Britain and Spain, two former imperial powers, have been conspicuous supporters of Uncle Sam’s imperial ambitions. These have been reflected in George W Bush’s "doctrine of pre-emptive strike"...

South-East Asia

America’s kiss of death and some crucial issues in the Islamic Movement

Zafar Bangash

Sha'ban 12, 14191998-12-01

So despised is Uncle Sam globally that too close an identification with him can spell the death-knell for any political figure, especially in the Muslim world.


US-Iran relations: why Uncle Sam is so eager to talk

Zafar Bangash

Ramadan 21, 14381998-01-16

Change in relations between the US and Iran may be characterised by a supertanker on the high seas. Changing its direction takes a long time and it needs a lot of space.


Uncle Sam’s globe-trotting habits

Zia Sarhadi

Rabi' al-Thani 28, 14181997-09-01

Uncle Sam’s globe-trotting habit is taking him to Central Asia this month; for military exercises. As if the region needed American ‘peacekeeping’ efforts, some 500 troops from the US 82nd airborne regiment will participate in what are dubbed as exercises in the spirit of ‘Partnership for Peace.’


Africa to be further impoverished through Uncle Sam’s new initiative

Zafar Bangash

Safar 25, 14181997-07-01

With the Middle East now firmly in America’s grip, Uncle Sam has turned his attention to the plunder of Africa, which it calls the last frontier. Wherever the greedy uncle sets foot, trouble follows.


Christian ring of fire around Muslim Sudan with change of regime in Congo

Zafar Bangash

Safar 10, 14181997-06-16

An unholy alliance of Christian warlords backed by the United States and European powers has drawn the iron-curtain around Muslim Sudan.

Occupied Arab World

Gulf sheikhs cling to Uncle Sam for security

Adil Hussein

Dhu al-Qa'dah 12, 14161996-04-01

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) was given a blunt choice: agree to scrap the condition that US soldiers would be subject to UAE law or there would be no mutual defence agreement with Uncle Sam.

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