Breaking Down the Un-United States

November 02, 2020

As I casually went through my daily press review, I came across one of those articles that paint Joe Biden as the future redeemer of the United States. I couldn’t resist the urge of commenting, even if that meant breaking the rule I had set for myself to remain a passive observer. My comment...

Is It Time to Boycott the United States?

May 29, 2020

In his infinite ignorance, Donald Trump has invited world leaders to the White House for a face-to-face meeting at the end of June. Unlike the other countries in the G7, the United States has yet to get the coronavirus pandemic under control. One of the hotspots that the White House...

How MAGA Sunk the United States

April 01, 2020

Donald Trump was elected in 2016 on his promise to “Make America Great Again.” Four years later, he presides over a country that would be the laughing stock of the world if the situation were not so dire. The greatest country in the world apparently cannot provide its citizens with toilet...

Can Anything Unite the United Kingdom?

December 11, 2019

For all its complexity, everyone understands what the US is. But what is the United Kingdom? Most people around the world have never quite understood what geographical and political unity is referred to in its name. Nor do they understand the question of where its boundaries are located....

Voter Disenfranchisement in the United States

For the United Nations, Multilateralism Is the Way Forward

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, the president of the 73rd General Assembly of the United Nations.  The United Nations is often criticized for bureaucratic inefficiency, with its more passionate critics disparaging the organization’s...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Creating a “United” Party

September 04, 2018

In Brexit Britain, when everyone disagrees with everyone else but all wish for change, can we assume they are united to achieve the goal of change? Earlier this summer, The Guardian reported on a possible consequence of the continuing fragmentation of the political landscape in the UK following...

Is Russia After the United States?

January 06, 2017

Is America wrong in branding Russia as its enemy? When the Cold War hatchet was buried following the fall of the Berlin Wall and the subsequent collapse of the Soviet Union, it appeared that Russia and the United States may have found a way to peacefully coexist. However, in recent years,...

Birthplace of the United Arab Emirates



The United States of Trump

November 09, 2016

Americans are angry but were directed to vent their fury at Mexicans, immigrants and Muslims. The American voting public has just elected Donald Trump as the next president of the United States. Here is why it is a disaster. Trump is a serial business failure. He would be worth twice as much...

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