Saïd Amin
@said

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Seattle, WA
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Apr 9, 2015

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said Saïd Amin (@said) replied to Mohammad Ala (@MohammadAla) on Pinned comment
True indeed Mohammad-jaan.. Yet, two quotes come to mind...

"The enemy of my enemy is my friend" and "Beggars can't be choosers"

We're witnessing uncharted territories not seen since the last WW for the reshaping of alliances global world order -- unlike @Mostofi I do not view what is happening a ... Read more
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said Saïd Amin (@said) on Pinned comment
Insightful article! Among other things the manner by which we agree to disagree w/ someone is a tell tale sign of our ability to be open minded and get along with others. It can also serve as a gauge for assessing our levels of narcissism (red flags: being overly self-righteous, finding pleasure in ... Read more
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said Saïd Amin (@said) on Pinned comment
*lol* Looks like MbS has once again deployed his Twitter bots 👾🤖 = 🤦🏽‍♂️
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said Saïd Amin (@said) replied to Ash (@Ash_) on Pinned comment
"The likelihood of nuclear annihilation is much smaller than the likelihood of annihilation by conventional means in a world free of nuclear weapons." I wouldn't use the term 'annihilation', in the literal sense, when referencing a conventional war. Apples to oranges when comparing the destructive f ... Read more
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said Saïd Amin (@said) replied to Ash (@Ash_) on Pinned comment
So the logic goes in some circles. That is, until they are used and nuclear annihilation is upon us. There's something to be said about the utter moral depravity of relying on genocidal capabilities to uphold 'peace' and strategic interests.
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said Saïd Amin (@said) replied to Ash (@Ash_) on Pinned comment
Humanitarian Imperialism: Using Human Rights to Sell War. amzn.to/2KzI3Us

Given their own track record of fighting for Saddam etc., the gall of hearing MEK go on and on about Iran's human rights abuses. Or Bolton, Pompeo, and other duplicitous characters who have proven themselves to be war ... Read more
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said Saïd Amin (@said) replied to Cyrus___ (@Cyrus___) on Pinned comment
"Iraq was a rogue state"
Please note that that Iran is ALSO considered a 'rogue' state by selective (aka discriminatory) US standards.

As for monarchies, despite their differences US Catholics and evangelicals are actually obsessed with monarchies. Democracy is largely viewed as a form of governme ... Read more
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