I would generally say that voting in The 2011 TIME 100 Poll is an utter waste of time, crude pun intended. But there is one especially deserving of recognition.
The Daily Show slams U.S. foreign policy inconsistencies in the Middle East in a hilarious infomercial satire. There’s a nice Palestine reference in the offer disclaimer at end.
To stem the tide of drug-induced protesters taking over Libya, the country’s Brother Leader Muammar Gaddafi is initiating a campaign against drugs. read.
It would be a mistake for other governments and observers to let geo-political calculations — such as the need to “buffer” Iran — to excuse tyranny and minority rule in Bahrain. This has always been tragic not just for nations’ foreign policies but for the people who suffer under tyranny. Bahrainis will struggle for self-determination and rights and they should be supported. Read.
This is the way it should have been. read
He has a lot of experience standing behind top political leaders. read
Israeli president Shimon Peres and Abu Homer, Abraham Simpson. Uncanny resemblance no?
Arab-American hip-hop artist Omar Offendum appeared on Al Jazeera English to discuss his new track inspired by the Egyptian protests. The song, #Jan25 Egypt, also featured The Narcicyst, Freeway, Ayah, Amir Sulaiman (Prod. by Sami Matar). We will be posting a longer write-up about music and Egypt, but for now, hear Offendum talk about the song’s genesis…
As you all know, today, Egyptians are fighting for their freedom.
On Wednesday, two Egyptian-American activists, and friends of KABOBfest, created a website called http://www.freeegyptnow.org.
They want to use this moment to quickly recruit a constituency of Americans who support freedom in Egypt and lobby members of Congress to end military aid to Egypt’s repressive government. read