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The Economic Outlook: 2012 and beyond

Monday, 23 February 2009, 10:38 am | Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar

It is said that today is pregnant with tomorrow. What and how we have done things in the past has shaped out today and what and how we do things today determine the shape of our future. To see into the future of our economies, with some small degree ... More >>

Arab Shame: Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia

Friday, 9 January 2009, 12:40 pm | Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar

It is now over two weeks since Israel started its vicious assault on Gaza resulting, so far, in close to 600 dead and thousands of injuries mostly civilians. Israel true to its nature is once again ignoring all international laws and conventions. With ... More >>

How to Survive the Recession

Tuesday, 25 March 2008, 1:50 pm | Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar

By now it should be clear to all but the craziest of optimists that we are in a recession, at least in US. What is not clear, however, is the severity of this recession and if this will turn into a depression. A technical recession is defined as the economic ... More >>

The Economy: US and the World

Tuesday, 18 March 2008, 5:14 pm | Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar

And no madness is worst than greed. Every so often people assume that somehow they can make money out of the thin air. The most famous one was the Tulip mania of 1636-1637 in Netherland and the most recent one was the “dotcom” bubble of 1995-2001 (on ... More >>

Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar: Iran and its Economy

Monday, 28 January 2008, 10:16 am | Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar

Last year I wrote two articles on Iranian economy, one on the U.S. plans for economic strangulation of Iran and the second on the existing systemic problems in the Iranian economy (Ahmadinejad's Achilles Heel: The Iranian Economy). More >>

Ahmadinejad, United States’ Evil De Jour

Sunday, 30 September 2007, 5:58 pm | Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar

Nothing in the entire world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 - 1968) Every now and then when some poor country is about to receive some American military attention, the American people ... More >>

Iran: Consequences of a forced regime change

Monday, 24 September 2007, 10:54 am | Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar

“Give me the money that has been spent in war and I will clothe every man, woman, and child in an attire of which kings and queens will be proud. I will build a schoolhouse in every valley over the whole earth. I will crown every hillside with a place of ... More >>

Morality Lost in the Garden of Deceits

Sunday, 23 September 2007, 2:15 pm | Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar

Cry "Havoc," and let slip the dogs of war (Julius Caesar Act III, Scene I). The call for war against Iran was issued by no other than Mr. Bernard Kouchner the foreign minister of France, a country with the motto of Liberty, Equality and ... More >>

The Economy: What is happening?

Monday, 3 September 2007, 10:44 am | Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar

In mid 2006 I wrote two articles ( The Coming Financial Crisis & Who will Pay the US Debt ) on US economy, warning people about the coming financial crisis. At that time people were borrowing and spending freely, thinking that the good times ... More >>

Is It Time For War Or Peace In The Middle East?

Monday, 19 March 2007, 2:28 pm | Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar

I believe that in every war, truth is the first casualty; and as such is usually reported long after the war is finished, and even then only as a foot note. More >>

Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar: Saudi Arabia And Its Apologist

Thursday, 22 February 2007, 1:39 pm | Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar

It is said that “honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger.” I recently wrote an article “ Iran vs Saudi Arabia ” in which I criticised some religious elements in Saudi Arabia ... More >>

Abbas Bakhtiar: Iran vs. Saudi Arabia

Monday, 12 February 2007, 8:43 am | Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar

Today as we witness the carnage in Iraq, the war in Afghanistan, the war in Somalia, the troubles in Lebanon, Israel and Palestine, everyone’s attention is focused on the gathering of the American Armada in the Persian Gulf and the possibility of ... More >>

Ahmadinejad’s Achilles Heel: The Iranian Economy

Saturday, 27 January 2007, 10:06 pm | Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar

Titus Livius (59 B.C.–A.D. 17) the Roman historian once said that men are only too clever at shifting blame from their own shoulders to those of others. These days Mr. Ahmadinejad, the man the West loves to hate, is in hot waters in Iran. He is ... More >>

Saddam’s Execution and the coming Campaign

Wednesday, 10 January 2007, 12:20 am | Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar

On Saturday 30th Dec 2006 at approximately 5:45 AM, former dictator of Iraq, Saddam Hussein was executed by hanging at the former headquarters of Saddam's military intelligence where many of his victims were executed in the same gallows. More >>

Abbas Bakhtiar: New World Order & The Economic Man

Thursday, 19 October 2006, 2:27 pm | Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar

Once a week, I watch the American CBS TV program: the 60 minutes. This time part of the program was about the latest fad among some teenagers: beating homeless people, some resulting in death. The reporters had obtained the footage of a security camera ... More >>

Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar: Who Will Pay the US Debt

Wednesday, 27 September 2006, 10:15 am | Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar

Some months back, I wrote an article “the Coming Financial Crises” as a warning to the American people about the US debt, budget and trade deficit. Since then the situation has continued to worsen and no-one it seems is willing to address this ... More >>

Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar - Afghanistan: More Of The Same

Tuesday, 19 September 2006, 2:26 pm | Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar

I don’t know if you have paid any attention to the news coming out of Afghanistan or not; but if you did, you probably think that NATO forces are winning the war. The headlines are full of stories about how NATO forces have killed so many Taliban ... More >>

US vs. Iran - Is An Attack Inevitable?

Monday, 28 August 2006, 11:40 am | Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar

Once again we are being prepared for another devastating war in the Middle East. A terrorist group is “allegedly” discovered planning to blow-up 6 aircraft in UK [ 1] . Another group is “discovered” in Germany planning to blow-up a train ... More >>

Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar: The Great Deception

Wednesday, 9 August 2006, 12:26 pm | Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar

Bush and Blair which have acted time and again on the flimsiest of evidence to reshape Middle East into what they desire it to be: a neo-colonial possession to supply oil while at the same time helping their rich to get richer. You may disagree with this ... More >>

Saudi Arabia and Jordan - With friends like these…

Thursday, 27 July 2006, 3:30 pm | Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar

Saudi Arabia and Jordan With friends like these… By Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar 25 July 2006 “The East is to-day the place of change - of changes so great and swift that in comparison with it our Europe is standing still. We have been much engaged lately, ... More >>





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