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Posts Tagged ‘Muslims

Why do they hate us

June 6, 2012

Americans ask, “Why do they hate us?” Stephen M. Walt, Harvard professor of international relations, suggests: Remember the Golden Rule? “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” I’ve been thinking that Americans ought to reflect a bit more on the long-term costs of our willingness to do unto others in ways […]

Anti-Semitism definition and modern day application

December 14, 2011

The U.S. ambassador to Belgium, Howard Gutman, is facing an intense campaign by hard-line pro-Israel voices in the U.S. who want him fired over remarks he made about anti-Semitism late last month. Gutman, an Obama fundraiser-turned-ambassador, as well as a Jew and child of a Holocaust survivor, was addressing a Brussels conference devoted to combating […]

Lowest US prestige ever in the Middle East

May 31, 2011

This month, in the Middle East, has seen the unmaking of the President of the United States. While Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu played out their farce in Washington – Obama groveling as usual – the Arabs got on with the serious business of changing their world, demonstrating and fighting and dying for freedoms they […]

California Muslims feel double-crossed by FBI

December 7, 2010

An undercover FBI informant, a convicted forger named Craig Monteilh, said he was instructed to infiltrate mosques throughout Orange and two neighboring counties in Southern California, where the Muslim population of nearly 500,000 is the nation’s largest. J. Stephen Tidwell, then head of the FBI’s Los Angeles office, had promised in 2006, “The FBI will […]

Jon Stewart on American tolerance and turning our backs on hate

October 31, 2010

Assisted by a colorful cast of characters, Comedy Central funnymen Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert held a raucous rally on the National Mall. Amidst all the hilarity, the “Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear” carried a message about Americans turning their backs on hate and working together to make the world a better place. “The […]