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Entries by Jamal Dajani from 04/2008

What Petraeus Didn't Tell You

| Posted 04.11.2008 | Politics

When General David Petraeus and U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker testified before a Senate Committee this week, there was one issue never mentioned: that's the issue of Iraqi refugees.

CNN: Where Politics and Religion Mix

| Posted 04.14.2008 | Media

What did the voters learn about Hillary and Barack from the Compassion Forum? That they can both give impressive lipservice to their faith and spirituality if it turns out to be politically expedient.

Obama Bin Laden?

| Posted 04.15.2008 | Politics

Obama could have said, "It's Obama you moron." But he did not. Or he could have fired back and screamed, "Now you know why people are bitter... because of idiots like you." But he didn't.

Carter: Shunned by Israel, Hamas' Hero

| Posted 04.18.2008 | Politics

Shunned by Israeli political leaders, former US president Jimmy Carter met with a Hamas representative in the West Bank and says he will go ahead with...

Dear American Voter...

| Posted 04.21.2008 | Politics

In Jordan and Syria, I was surprised to learn that most people saw no difference between Clinton and Obama; when it came to the Middle East, to them "the lesser of the two evils is still evil."

The Taming of the Lion

| Posted 04.24.2008 | Politics

Syria claims that Israel has made an offer to withdraw from the Golan Heights in exchange for a peace deal with Damascus. This is particularly intriguing.

Bush vs. Syria: Who's Telling the Truth?

| Posted 04.25.2008 | Politics

Who do you believe? The Bush administration's statements on Syria's nuclear capabilities, or Syria's ambassador?

What's in a Headline?

| Posted 04.29.2008 | Media

When it comes to Palestinian children in Gaza, CNN is unable to put out a headline that reflects the reality of the situation on the ground.

Afghanistan: The Most Dangerous Place On Earth For Women

| Posted 04.30.2008 | Politics

The fall of the Taliban six years ago heralded new rights for Afghan women: no more beatings, no more repression, and no more mandatory burqas. But di...