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So, Who’s the Threat to America Again?

With all this talk of the ‘Iranian threat’ – let’s look at the real threat to the United States.

Lobbying Versus Advocacy

Optimizing the swing vote.

White, Black American groups ‘swap’ summer interns

A former peacemaker and a black man from Chicago’s Southwest Side are seeing gentrification and social stratification in a whole new way this summer

The Costs of Stripping

Beyond just making it rain.

ADC: Arab American Professionals’ Gateway to DC

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!

Palestinian and Israeli Prime Ministers Discuss Peace

Nabil Hanna takes a look at ‘peace talks’ ..or something.

Merah is a Product of France, Not Islam

France’s Muslim minority are the whipping boys in the election campaign, a sign of the deeper issues within the society. Mohamed Merah’s killing spree is merely another product of this.

Make Bradford British: Entertainment Not Exposition

A UK show with a promising idea just plays on and perpetuates racial stereotypes.

For No Medical Reason

Husam takes a look at the pervasive medical control over women’s bodies during a time where ‘birth control’ is back under debate.

WikiLeaks, Stratfor and Fisher’s Joke

Max Fisher, an associated editor at The Atlantic recently wrote a piece called: “Stratfor Is a Joke and So Is WikiLeaks for Taking It Seriously.” In this brilliant article by its equally brilliant author, Fisher argues that the release of around five million private emails by the infamous pro-transparency organization is snooze-worthy because Stratfor isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be. […]

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