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Reese Erlich: "Stop using the word 'terrorist'"

Christian Avard | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christian Avard

Defining what a terrorist is and isn't is a major dilemma. What one may consider terrorism, another may consider resistance. So where does one draw ...

Thomas Friedman: Why CNN Shouldn't Have Fired Octavia Nasr Over Hezbollah Comment

New York Times | THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I find Nasr's firing troubling. Yes, she made a mistake. Reporters covering a beat should not be issuing condolences for any of the actors they cover....

CNN's Octavia Nasr: Another Victim of America's Thought Police

Abbas Barzegar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Abbas Barzegar

For most outsiders Ayatollah Fadlallah was just another bearded Muslim priest warped in from the medieval period hell bent on destroying western civilization. For Middle East insiders he was a moderating force.

CNN Editor OUT After Controversial Hezbollah Tweet

Huffington Post | Lindsay Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN's Octavia Nasr is leaving the network over a tweet in which she praised a late Hezbollah leader. Nasr, CNN's Senior Editor of Middle East affairs...