THE QUESTION

Let's really speculate: What will Iraq look like 10 years from now?
Posted by David Ignatius on January 12, 2007 3:06 PM

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Bashir Goth is a veteran journalist, freelance writer, the first Somali blogger and editor of a leading news website. He is also a regular contributor to major Middle Eastern and African newspapers and online journals.

Bush Is Right This Time

Somalia/UAE - If the people of Bosnia and Rwanda could overcome their genocidal ethnic wars and forge ahead to build their future, I don't see why Iraq cannot do the same.

Bashir Goth Somalia/UAE | 115 COMMENTS
Jan 16, 2007 at 9:43 AM
Dr. Ali Ettefagh serves as a director of Highmore Global Corporation, an investment company in emerging markets of Eastern Europe, CIS, and the Middle East. He is the co-author of several books on trade conflict, resolution of international trade disputes, conflicts in letters of credit, trade-related banking transactions, sovereign debt, arbitration and dispute resolutions and publications specific to the oil and gas, communication, aviation and finance sectors. Dr. Ettefagh is a member of the executive committee and the board of directors of The Development Foundation, an advisor to the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, and an advisor to a number of European companies. Dr. Ettefagh speaks Persian (Farsi), English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Arabic and Turkish.

Still, "The Ungrateful Volcano"

Ali Ettefagh Tehran, Iran | 21 COMMENTS
Miriam Leitao is a reporter and columnist for O Globo and Radio CBN in Brazil. She is also a commentator on Globo TV Network and runs her own blog, www.miriamleitao.com, hosted at Globo online at www.oglobo.com.br. She was awarded Columbia University’s Maria Moors Cabot Prize in 2005.

With Luck, A New Vietnam

Miriam Leitao Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | 11 COMMENTS
Mubashar Jawed Akbar is a leading Indian journalist and author. He's the founder and editor-in-chief of The Asian Age, a daily multi-edition Indian newspaper with a global perspective and editor-in-chief of The Deccan Chronicle, a news daily based in Hyderabad. He has written books including Blood Brothers, Nehru: The Making of India, Kashmir: Behind the Vale, Riot After Riot, The Shade of Swords, and India: The Siege Within.

Allied With Iran Against Israel

M.J. Akbar India | 84 COMMENTS
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