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Entries by Aladdin Elaasar from 03/2010

Immigration Reform Now: An Emotional Plea to Obama

| Posted 03.09.2010 | Politics

Her words reduced us to tears. Beatrice Vasques, a 15-year-old born in LA, came home from school one day to find her mom arrested and deported by immigration officers.

To Obama: Egypt Is at Dangerous Crossroads

| Posted 03.12.2010 | World

As President Mubarak is in a hospital in Germany with no apparent successor, Egyptian Americans call upon President Obama to re-evaluate American/Egyptian relations.

Risky Business in the Arab World

| Posted 03.15.2010 | Books

Why is it hard for Arab and Muslim writers, professors, intellectuals and average persons to speak out against suicide bombers, Jihadists, anti-Semitism and anti-Americanism in their countries?

Will Smith, The Last Pharaoh

| Posted 03.15.2010 | Entertainment

Will Smith's latest project, The Last Pharaoh, is a greatmega action movie expected by millions of fans around the globe.

Sarah Palin: Exploitation of Women at its Worst

| Posted 03.16.2010 | Politics

Sarah Palin is definitely the embodiment of the antifeminist movement in this country as she aims to appeal to female voters and consumers in the so-called pink economy.

Is Egypt's Economy in Crisis?

| Posted 03.22.2010 | World

Egypt is undergoing a severe liquidity crisis caused by the loss of hard currency from few sources: tourism was a key source of foreign exchange and the main engine of growth.

Thirty Years after Khomeini: Will Egypt Turn into another Iran?

| Posted 03.22.2010 | World

The 83-year-old President Mubarak of Egypt has been in power since 1981. Concerns about his health draw much greater attention to the question of who will next rule the nation of Egypt.