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Why Do U.S. Officials Boycott Bethlehem's Mayor?

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Why does the US boycott one of its own citizens who happens to be the Christian mayor of Bethlehem? This has been the case regarding Victor Batarse.

Movie Review: Carlos -- Glamorizing Terrorism

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There's been a lot of excitement about Olivier Assayas' Carlos, and it's not hard to see why. But here's my objection: In presenting a terrorist as an action hero, it glorifies terrorism as a legitimate path of political action.

Movie Review: Carlos

Hussain Abdul-Hussain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Hussain Abdul-Hussain

The only problem is that this great production leaves viewers in love with Carlos, a shallow demagogue, a Marxist-turned-Islamist and a gun for hire who worked for the world's most notorious secret police forces.

Time to Exhume Marx

Sunil Adam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sunil Adam

Watching the film, I felt strangely nostalgic about what was then referred to as the "Age of Terrorism" -- the period between the 1967 Arab-Israeli War and the late 1980s.