Tag: Gamal Abdel Nasser

The Arab World Has Been Impoverished by Its Own Wealth

It has become all too common for Arab politicians, scholars and even political philosophers to understand the nation-state divisions of the contemporary Arab world as either inevitable or even preferable to pan-Arab unity. Such exponents of division point to the differences between dialects and culture between the Gulfi Arabs, Levantine […]

The Arab World Has Martyrs But no Leaders

Today marks the release of Palestinian prisoner Ahed Tamimi who served eight months in an Israeli jail after slapping a soldier during protests against the expansion of illegal Israeli settlements near Nabi Salih.  Ahed Tamimi’s plight became symbolic of a Palestinian people struggling against a militarily superior occupier force without any tangible results. The […]

Putin’s Israel Policy is Different Than Brezhnev’s, But It is Almost Identical to Stalin’s

Many pundits, journalists and activists who have embraced the complete myth that the 21st century Russian superpower is an anti-Zionist stalwart, remain dumbfounded that Vladimir Putin extended an invitation to Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu to be a guest of honour during Russia’s most sacred national day, Victory Day on the 9th […]

President Nasser’s Son Abdel Hakim Nasser Slams Arab Disunity Over Palestine and The Lebanese Resistance

Gamal Abdel Nasser was modern Egypt’s most successful leader having led the 1952 Egyptian Revolution against a corrupt monarchy before becoming President in 1956. Nasser’s nationalisation of the Suez Canal led to a joint “Israeli”, French and British invasion that same year, which ended in embarrassment for the colonial powers […]