Fighting The Wrong Enemy: Why Americans Hate Muslims?
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Fighting The Wrong Enemy: Why Americans Hate Muslims?

Two officers sought me from within a crowd at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. They seemed to know who I was. They asked me to follow them, and I obliged. Being of Arab background, often renders one’s citizenship almost irrelevant. In…

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Journalism, History and War: Sit, Type and Bleed

The typical newsroom set-up, where journalists chase after news headlines dictated by some centralized news gathering agency - often based in some western capital - does not suffice any more.In the case of the Middle East, the news narrative has…

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Palestine Retold: Palestine’s Tragic Anniversaries Are Not Only About Remembrance

For Palestinians, 2017 is a year of significant anniversaries. While historians mark May 15th as the anniversary of the date on which Palestinians were expelled from their historic homeland in 1948, the fact is the ethnic cleansing of the Palestinians…

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Normalization in the Name of Peace: How Israel Understands the Arab Peace Initiative

[caption id="attachment_4194" align="alignleft" width="150"] File Pic- Ramzy Baroud[/caption] Once more, the Arab Peace Initiative of 2002 is taking center stage. Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas insisted during his speech before the recently-concluded Arab League Summit in Jordan, that the…