One Word

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IN ONE word: Bravo! The news about the reconciliation agreement between Fatah and Hamas is good for peace. If the final difficulties are ironed out and a full agreement is signed by the two leaders, it will be a huge step forward for the Palestinians – and for us. There is no sense in making […]

“Islam is the Solution”

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FIRST, AN apology: I am not going to write about the Wikileaks. I like gossip as much as the next (wo)man. The leaks provide a lot of it, interspersed with some real information. But there is nothing really new there. The information only confirms what any intelligent person could have worked out already. If there […]

Gandhis Weisheit

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WÄHREND ICH zwischen Fernsehkanälen surfe, komme ich zufällig in einem amerikanischen Sender ( Fox - ist kaum zu glauben) zu einem Interview mit dem Enkel von Mahatma Gandhi. „Mein Großvater sagte uns, wir sollen den Feind lieben, selbst dann, wenn wir gegen ihn kämpfen“ sagte er, „er kämpfte entschlossen gegen die Briten, aber liebte sie.“ […]