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Pakistan’s Forgotten Casualties of War

“I could see the bombs firing from cannons come down on the nearby houses. I saw one house destroyed completely. We waited at first, but then decided to leave. It was dangerous, but we had no choice. I was too afraid to stay there.”

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May 7, 2009

Book Review: Commander of the Faithful

I am happy to share with you Commander of the Faithful: The Life and Times of Emir Abd el-Kader, a new book by John Kiser.

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May 7, 2009

First Pakistani-American Valedictorian at City Tech

“I want to help bring peace and harmony to the world,” says Ayesha Siddiqui, who is proud to be an American-Muslim, a Pakistani-American and a New Yorker. “I’ve lived in the Middle East and here; I feel I can be a bridge between different faiths and cultures.”

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May 7, 2009

Michigan’s Oldest Mosque

When telling about the roots of their experience in the U.S., all the old-timers of metro Detroit’s Arab American community always flash back to times in Dearborn’s south end…

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May 7, 2009

Iran Corridor for US Troops to Afghanistan?

Barack Obama’s plans “to transform the Khomeinist Islamic Republic’s clenched fist against America into a helping hand by formally asking Tehran to permit the passage to Afghanistan of fresh US troops, weapons and supplies across Iranian territory.”

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May 7, 2009

Pakistan, US in Talks on Nuclear Security

WASHINGTON – US and Pakistani officials have begun behind-the-scenes talks aimed at achieving a greater US role in securing Pakistan’s nuclear materials, including a proposal to ship some highly enriched uranium to the United States for disposal, according to two administration officials with direct knowledge of the discussions.

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May 7, 2009

The History of the ISI & RAW

Curiously, it was RAW’s challenge to the political Center that caused the Islamic Republic to relinquish its control of its intelligence apparatus to the military cantonment-suburb of Islamabad, Rawalpindi.

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May 7, 2009

ACCESS 38th Anniversary Dinner Recap

“We are going to make it!” These were the words of Senator Debbie Stabenow that were met with thunderous applause at ACCESS’ 38th Anniversary Dinner.

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May 7, 2009

Two Weeks’ Notice

The US is clear on the point that the Pakistan Army, and not the civilian government, is the one to decide about the war against the Taliban. If the army can manifest its sincerity, the US will support Pakistan’s security, integrity and viability as a country.

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May 7, 2009

Chaos on Cairo Streets

The reasons for the deaths can be chalked up to several factors such as poor driving skills by motorists, a failing infrastructure with poor roadways and a general indifference by a population who is one of the poorest in the world.

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May 7, 2009

Let’s Not Promote Alarmism

On the basis of contact with policy makers, bureaucrats, relatives, and friends, COPAA declares that the situation in Pakistan is returning to normal and the news being spread by hostile sources about the dangers to Pakistan’s security are highly exaggerated.

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May 7, 2009

US Military Accused of Promoting Christianity

According to well documented news reports, the U.S. Soldiers are being encouraged to spread the message of their Christian faith among Afghanistan’s predominantly Muslim population.

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May 7, 2009

I’m Outta Here!

That’s right: I’m leaving! I’ve seen enough of this market, and I’m getting out. By the time you read this column, I will have negligible exposure to any stock or mutual fund dedicated to our U.S. markets.

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May 7, 2009

Announcement: Thank You; from Pakistan Association of America

Pakistan Association of America — thanks Pakistani consulate

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May 7, 2009

Michael Moore Visits Michigan Peace Team Fundraiser

Taylor–May 2–The famous filmmaker and Michigan native Michael Moore attended and was the featured guest of a reception and dinner this past Saturday night at the Democratic Club of Taylor.

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May 7, 2009

Fifth National Arab American Service Day: Serving Communities, Connecting People

May 5, 2009 DEARBORN, MI* – The Fifth National Arab American Service Day will be held Saturday, May 16, 2009, across 19 cities, from New York to San Francisco.

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May 7, 2009

Community News (V11-I20)

Halal & kosher sales improve / Muhammad Ali honored by Muhlenberg College

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May 7, 2009

Professor’s Comparison of Israelis to Nazis Stirs Furor

The UC Santa Barbara sociologist, who is Jewish, sent images from the Holocaust and from Israel’s Gaza offensive to students in his class. He has drawn denunciation and support.

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May 7, 2009

Houstonian Corner (V11-I20)

ISGH communique about H1N1 flu / PAGH going strong

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May 7, 2009

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