History

The Lonely King Without a Throne

Crowned as an infant, he now mourns the past in Switzerland; caught in a new nostalgia for the monarchy

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February 10, 2011

Israeli Artists & the Art of Ethnic Cleansing–

Ein Hod: The Sin of Israeli Artists

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December 16, 2010

Obituary: Omer Khalidi

The untimely death of Dr. Omar Khalidi leaves a huge void in the field of Indian Muslim studies in general and in Hyderabad studies in particular.

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December 2, 2010

The Blessed Tree

Miraculous tree

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November 30, 2010

The Failure of the Merkava

The Merkava’s failure

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November 30, 2010

US Intelligence Thwarted Attack on Iran

Military brass convinced Pres. Bush not to attack Iran

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November 24, 2010

Lion of the Desert–Omar Mukhtar (Movie)

full movie, Lion of the Desert

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November 18, 2010

Malcolm X’s Thoughts on His Return from Hajj

Never have I witnessed such sincere hospitality and overwhelming spirit of true brotherhood as is practiced by people of all colors and races here in this Ancient Holy Land, the home of Abraham, Muhammad and all the other Prophets of the Holy Scriptures. For the past week, I have been utterly speechless and spellbound by the graciousness I see displayed all around me by people of all colors.

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November 18, 2010

IAGD Welcomes 30 Mosques Traveler

By Adil James, MMNS Rochester Hills–November 6–IAGD always brings interesting Muslims forward to address its congregation, for example Monem Salam, the protagonist of the movie On a Wing and a Prayer, who spoke at IAGD about Islamic finance, or Professor Juan Cole, or many others–certainly last weekend’s guest was no disappointment even compared to the […]

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November 11, 2010

The Conquest of Istanbul

Great movie–the conquest of Istanbul / Constantinople

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November 1, 2010

When Kemal Ataturk Recited Shema Yisrael

“It’s My Secret Prayer, Too,” He Confessed

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June 11, 2010

Islamic Modernism: Responses to Western Modernization in the Middle East

By the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, a large part of the Muslim world had begun to lose much of its cultural and political sovereignty to Christian occupiers from Europe.

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June 3, 2010

Who Was Muhammad Abduh

Muhammad Abduh (or Muhammad ‘Abduh) (Arabic: محمد عبده‎) (Nile Delta, 1849 – Alexandria, July 11, 1905) was an Egyptian jurist, religious scholar and liberal reformer, regarded as the founder of Islamic Modernism.

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June 3, 2010

BBC – The Muslim Tommies

BBC series about Muslim soldiers British army in WWI

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May 26, 2010

Decades of Spying

How US Weapons Grade Uranium Was Diverted to Israel

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May 20, 2010

A Massacre of Arabs Masked by a State of National Amnesia

It is an interesting irony that the patients at Kfar Shaul recuperate from such variations on amnesia on the very spot that Israel has sought to erase from its collective memory.

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May 20, 2010

Ex-CIA Official Reveals New Details About Torture, Plame Leak

In a wide-ranging video interview with Truthout, former CIA counterterrorism official John Kiriakou reveals new information about the capture and torture of “high-value” detainee Abu Zubaydah and discloses, for the first time, his role in the events that led to the leak of covert CIA operative Valerie Plame.

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May 13, 2010

The Arabs and the Holocaust

The author thought that if he could prove that Arabs had saved Jewish lives during World War II, they might be induced to face the Holocaust squarely and understand its power in the final thrust to establish the Jewish state in Palestine.

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April 15, 2010

M.K. Gandhi and the Birth of Israel

A look at M Gandhi’s views on Israel and Zionism

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March 25, 2010

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