Arab leaders: Isn’t it time for change? [Archives:2009/1227/Community]

January 22 2009

By: Majed Thabet Al-kholidy
A word of thanks is to be sent only to some of the Arab leaders. A word of shame, on the other hand, is to be sent to the others. The aggressive and disproportionate war on Gaza was launched with a green light from some of these so-called Arab leaders. They have watched the daily results of the Israeli attacks on the civilians in Gaza, but have done nothing. Worse still, they have supported Israeli forces firstly in implementing the siege on Gaza and then in killing the children, women and defenseless civilians.

For a week, the Emir of Qatar was calling Arabs for a summit in any country. Such a summit was called the “Urgent Gaza Summit” and since it was urgent