Controversy of Obama’s Nobel

By Faisal Assegaf

In fact US President Barack Hussein Obama surprised, absolutely for global society. Most likely no one in this universe has previously predicted on October 9 he will receive the Nobel Prize for Peace at his nine months in power. Nobel committee in Oslo, Norway, argued that he has done great efforts to create a world free of nuclear weapons and a better situation of international relations, especially in term of relationship between his country and the Muslim world.

It is a hasty assessment to conclude that Obama’s policy on world peace will be successful. There’s no one of those two great ideas has been emerged. Five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council added with India, Pakistan, Israel, Iran, and North Korea still have nuclear power. The relationship between the US and Islam is not harmonic yet. So, definitely he also upset and the controversy of his Nobel sparked. Continue reading


The World without Israel

By Faisal Assegaf

The war in Lebanon was over, but Israel invasion against that country forced us to remember again Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad’s sharp comments that called to wipe the state of Israel from the world map, in October last year. A few days later, he said Israel as tumor and must removed from Middle East region.

May be Ahmadinejad just dreamed last night. Perhaps, he has imagined that Israel which declared its independence in 1948, dismissed. It’s not clear because of what. This kind of dream is normal for many people. When a problem is so disturbed for someone until come into his unconscious, it will emerge as a dream. Ahmadinejad has been anti-Israel for many years. Off course, the admirer of the leader of Iranian Islamic Revolution, Ayatullah Khomeini, always think how to disappear the Jewish country. Continue reading