Interviews

Face Time with Omar Sharif

His name is synonymous with cinema. Egyptian actor Omar Sharif started his celebrated career in 1953 in the Egyptian-made film “The Blazing Sun”. He made the move to the international screen in 1962 as Sharif Ali in “Lawrence of Arabia”, a role which earned him an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

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January 3, 2008

The Crisis in Pakistan

Berkeley–December 6th–This was a small round table discussion with Dr. Neil Joeck, a CSAS Research Associate, and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Security Research at the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory.

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December 13, 2007

Naomi Klein outlines ‘The Shock Doctrine’ with MSNBC’s Olbermann

December 1–Naomi Klein, discussing her book The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism with MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann, outlines how crises, real or perceived, have been used by governments, especially the United States under George W. Bush, to strongarm a disoriented citizenry into accepting changes to its rights, and its government, that it wouldn’t otherwise accept.

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December 6, 2007

Bethlehem: Eyewitness Account

“The economic deprivation of the residents of Palestine under Israeli purview – now exacerbated by the Wall – is often not fully dealt with by a media that usually sides with Israel. Nothing brings the facts of this suffering home like the testimony of a person who has been a visitor to the Holy Land.”

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October 18, 2007

Interview with Yvonne Ridley

“It is a terrible day in history and I think it affected everyone and continues to do so today. But I don’t think Muslims should feel — or more importantly, be made to feel — guilty or responsible in anyway, about what happened that day. It is like demanding every Jewish person feels guilt for the continuing injustices against Palestinians, or holding every man to account for every single rape against a woman.”

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August 30, 2007

TMO Interview with Author Michael Hamilton Morgan

Very interesting interview by TMO’s Houstonian Editor, Ilyas Choudry.

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August 23, 2007

Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta Interview on 911

Former Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta answered questions from members of 9/11 Truth Seattle.org about his testimony before the 9/11 Commission report.

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June 27, 2007

Nimco Ahmed Named for Women’s Award

Nimco Ahmed has been named as one of the two “Women to Watch” by the Minnesota Women’s Political Caucus. The award recognized women ages 35 and under and who are working to improve the status of women and deserve recognition as emerging leaders.

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June 23, 2007

Imam Ali Siddiqui

By Susan Schwartz, Muslim Media News Service (MMNS) One of the most active, dedicated and effective Muslims in California is Imam Ali Siddiqui of Corona. Imam Siddiqui, who has immersed himself in the “liberation philosophy” of Islam, will be a familiar name to those who know interfaith work, the struggle for economic justice and the […]

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June 14, 2007

A Weekend with a Great Scholar

Currently Dr. Umar is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Scholar In-Residence of the Nawawi Foundation. Their goal is … to disseminate knowledge of Islam and its civilization and provide Islamic guidance for Muslims in America; to present relevant and time-honored paradigms that free and empower the Muslim psychology; and to enable the Muslim community to join others in advancing the spiritual, moral, and economic health of American society at large.

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June 7, 2007

Why is the Coalition Losing the “War against Terror”?

Mir guesses that it has been the lack of human intelligence that has prevented Bin Laden from being caught. Both the U.S., Pakistan and Afghanistan as well as the various lesser allies lack a solid strategy for this struggle…

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April 5, 2007

Profile: Sana Ali, the President of Wayne State’s MSA

Ali, 20, of Detroit, has worked her way to achieve her dream of becoming a president of the Muslim Student Organization of Wayne State University.

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March 29, 2007

Interview with Joanna Francis

… “Maybe God is calling me to warn other women not to make the mistakes we women in the West have made. I know from experience that the sexual freedom promised by the liars is the worst form of slavery” …

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March 29, 2007

The Kosovar End Game

About a month ago, I talked to the Stanford Professor and Hoover Institute Fellow Serge Trikovic. I found it strange to find a Serbian-American academician expertly trained in Islamic culture…

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March 22, 2007

Interview with Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens)

Long video profile/interview–very interesting.

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March 19, 2007

Save the US Ummah!

Professor Lang’s speech was deeply troubling to many members of the community, challenging as it did many of their fundamental beliefs relating to Islam and challenging also many of their habits, traditions, and beliefs.

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March 15, 2007

Punjab University Journalism Program Provides Excellence an Future

Dr. Mughees-uddin Sheikh is the Dean faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Director Institute of Communication Studies and Station Director Punjab University’s FM 104.6.

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March 15, 2007

Ray Hanania Interviews Oud Virtuoso Sakher Hattar

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January 25, 2007

Iraq’s People in the Shadow of War

Shahid is an Arab-American; thus, with his fluent Arabic he was able to meld into the dangerously divided Mesopotamia, and was able to report on the sufferings of the “common people.”

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January 11, 2007

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