When my college advisor told me about the Washington Seminar, I was so excited just thinking about having an internship in Washington DC, where the political sausage is made. Little did I know, my college campus had few internships that I qualified for. It wasn’t likely that I would be offered an internship at one of the many conservative think tanks in the DC area. Besides, what a member of Congress would do with a Palestinian student is beyond me!
Where does your Arabic instructor fall?
What if the bigotry was flipped?
I want to feel sorry for him for not being able to see how he was contradicting himself in saying that the people he killed were “savage”, while also maintaining that he had to portray them as savage, and that he had “to get in the mentality and…not think of them as human beings.”
Ron Paul stands in a unique position amongst fellow Republicans as well as amongst general Progressives. This has, unsurprisingly, made him perhaps the most polarizing contemporary political figure in American politics as well perhaps the most misunderstood. How can we understand him?
While reading the transcript of Obama’s speech at Fort Bragg, meant to signal the end of the Iraq War, three words dominated my mind as I sought to find adjectives that best described the speech – “lies,” and “more lies.”
How will Arab Americans commemorate the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks?
Stephen Colbert’s Monday night show featured a sharp takedown of US media that rushed to point fingers at Al-Qaeda after the devastating attack in Norway, and then played defense even after they were proved wrong.
Masculine bodies in the war on terror.
Recent reports of bin Laden hanging around in his underwear and with a young wife at the time of his killing confirm the authenticity of the photo.