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DAASH: An “Islamic State?”

the words of Shadi Hamidi, a Fellow at the Brookings’ Institute for Middle East Policy…

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October 2, 2014

Freeing the Traumatized Mind

psychic damage on us from the world’s wars

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October 2, 2014

Pilgrimage to Makkah-An Abrahamic Tradition

More than 3 million people travel to perform the Hajj every year…

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October 2, 2014

Rebels Seize Yemeni Capital

An escalation of political turmoil in Yemen, one of the poorest countries in the world, risks aggravating an already dire food security situation

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October 2, 2014

Anti-Islam Ad Taken Down

Controversial blogger Pamela Geller to remove ads from New York City buses and subways after protest from Foley family

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October 2, 2014

Turkey to Fight ISIS

Turkey signalled it may send troops into Syria or Iraq and let allies use Turkish bases to fight Islamic State

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October 2, 2014

Pope: Albania ‘Inspiring Example’

Pope Francis on Sunday said Albania’s interreligious harmony was an “inspiring example” for the world

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September 25, 2014

Obama Forges Anti-ISIL Coalition, but Will it Hang Together?

The Arabs are in. Turkey is on the fence. Britain, still smarting from an earlier Iraq war, is cautiously edging toward expanded action. Even Greece wants to help – if someone would tell it how…

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September 25, 2014

Tsarnaev Case Inches Forward

The most recent status conference for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took place Thursday, September 18, 2014 in front of Judge George O’Toole

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September 25, 2014

Denying Palestinian Humanity; A Response to Elie Wiesel

“I cannot help feeling that your attack against Hamas and stunning accusations of child sacrifice are really an attack, carefully veiled but unmistakable, against all Palestinians…”

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September 25, 2014

War? What war?

Even if we put aside the moral blindness in Israel, which wasn’t shocked by a single event during the fighting, it’s impossible to comprehend the complacency afterwards.

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September 25, 2014

Founding Member of Taliban Speaks

An interview with a founding member of the Taliban

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September 25, 2014

U.Akron’s Ahmed Receives Award

University of Akron’s Dr. Wondimu Ahmed (Educational Foundations and Leadership) has received an early career research grant from Division 15 of American Psychological Association (APA)

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September 25, 2014

Breaking The Last Taboo – Gaza and the Threat of World War

Edward Said: “There is a taboo, on telling the truth about Palestine and the great destructive force behind Israel. Only when this truth is out can any of us be free.”

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September 18, 2014

In Northeast Syria, “Islamic” State Builds a Government

By Mariam Karouny U.S. President Barack Obama meets with retired Marine Corps General John Allen (not pictured) in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington September 16, 2014. Obama has chosen retired Allen, who served as the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, to coordinate international efforts to fight Islamic State militants in Iraq […]

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September 18, 2014

Why the “Islamic State” Is NOT An Islamic State

This kind of a self-proclaimed state or caliphate has no place in Islam

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September 18, 2014

ISIS: The Radicalization and the Politics of Alienation

Thoughts on the state of bloodbath in the “Islamic” state

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September 18, 2014

Pakistan: Passengers Force Ex-Minister Rehman Malik Off Plane

A group of irate passengers prevented a top Pakistani politician from boarding a flight, after they were kept on board for two hours until he arrived.

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September 18, 2014

Government Pays $66K for Testimony Against Tsarnaev Friend

“He has not been charged with anything related to the bombing,” stressed Silva’s attorney Jonathan Shapiro.

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September 18, 2014

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