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Welcome to the Essays and Commentary on Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues (ECCMEI) homepage.
ECCMEI is a independent online journal designed to be a forum for people of any persuasion that wish to express their opinions, or challenge the opinions of others, on topics generally concerning the Middle East. Though the emphasis of the material sought here pertains to Middle Eastern issues, this covers an extremely broad range of topics, a few of which are listed out in the Invitational Essay composed by one of the founders of this project.
Please feel free to explore the collection at your leisure. Please also note the legal notice regarding the proprietary rights of the authors presented here. If you would like to become a contributor, either of your own work or reviews and commentary of other works presented here, please visit the Guidelines page in order to proceed. Further exploration of the site will reveal other services and support features provided by ECCMEI.
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01/03/02 - The Jewish Left Unites by Eibie Weizfeld
01/05/02 - Arguments Regarding Sharon's Defense Strategies in Belgium, Part I & Part II by John Sigler
01/31/02 - Reflections upon Prof. Chomsky's speech at New York City January 22, 2002 by V.R. Sonti
02/03/02 - Thoughts on President Arafat's "The Palestinian Vision for Peace" by John Sigler
02/07/02 - Don't Just Stand There by Ami Isseroff
02/13/02 - Imperialism; or, incompetance: US Foreign policy in tatters by V.R. Sonti