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The U.S. and My Syrian Aunt

Philip Farah | Posted 11.09.2013 | World
Philip Farah

In 1948, when most of my extended family fled from Palestine, my grandmother and several aunts and uncles took refuge in Damascus, Syria. Their first ...

Jeffrey Blankfort: Chomsky Misfires on US-Israel Relations

Kathleen Wells, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Wells, J.D.

Jeffrey Blankfort is an American journalist and recognized expert on the Israel-Palestine conflict. Kathleen Wells: Hi. I'm Kathleen Wells, political...

More Outrage Over Helen Thomas Comment Than Murder of US Citizen

Ahmed Rehab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ahmed Rehab

It irks me that for an expedient cadre out there, a "few seconds" of emotional speech are seemingly enough to cancel out a 67 year long career of honorable service.

Waterboarding Leads to this Tortured Blog Post!

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

When thinking about the Bush administration-sanctioned use of this brute force, I wondered how the torture guys decided on the 183 figure. Was it some kind of homage to Hank Greenberg driving in 183 runs in 1937?