Archive for the ‘World Affairs’ Category

Joyeux Noël

25Dec10

On behalf of the authors, we would like to wish the circle and every single Lebanese a Merry Christmas and may this festive season bring abundant joy and happiness in your life and to our country collectively. Regardless where you reside, Merry Christmas!


After leading the tally for weeks, Julian Assange has come out on top in Time magazine’s online poll asking readers who should be 2010’s “Person of the Year.” Out of a total 1,249,425 votes, Assange won 382,020, more than twice as many votes as the second place winner, Recep Tayyip Ergodan, prime minister of Turkey. […]


The Innercircle just added a new documentary to it’s School of Thought. The documenary entitled ‘The War on Democracy‘ by John Pilger shows how the US pushes democracy on other countries in Latin America. The documentary goes hand in hand with another documentary we’ve listed under Politics & World Affairs, “The Revolution will not be […]


Full text of the message of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution to the Muslim world in the wake of the unequivocally detestable act of desecrating the Holy Quran and plans to burn copies of it in the USA. In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. “Surely We have revealed the Reminder, and […]


The European Union was not present at the initial round of direct talks between the Israelis and Palestinian Authority in Washington and was again excluded from the current gathering at Sharm el Sheikh. This is not the first time that EU involvement in the peace process has been stalled, a situation that is untenable for […]


Pour réduire les embouteillages sur les routes, la Chine s’apprête à tester un nouveau type de transport en commun : le “bus volant”. Installé sur des rails, le véhicule permettrait aux voitures de passer sous lui.


Say what you will about the tenets of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s politics, but at least he has a sense for the theatrical. Iran’s president said Monday that he would like to hold a meeting with President Obama when he visits New York in September for all the world to see. I will be ready for talks, […]