Category Archives: “War on Terror”

8 Reasons Why the US and its Allies Are Responsible for Islamic Extremism

Alternet: When Bill Maher and Sam Harris recently re-ignited the debateĀ over Islamophobia on the left, they defended themselves from charges of racism by invoking the specter of Islamic extremism. In responding to their critics, Muslim-bashers often argue that Islam embodies … Continue reading

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The Anniversary of 9/11

I posted a status update regarding the anniversary of 9/11 on Facebook that I’d like to share with you, not because of what I wrote, but because of a comment from a former student of mine: My Original Post: “I … Continue reading

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The Killing of Anwar al-Awlaki

The grilling and sauteing of the White House spokesperson here pretty much summarizes the issue behind the extra-judicial killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, which is even more problematic since he’s an American citizen.

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10 Year Anniversary of the Afghan War

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the US-led invasion of Afghanistan. But to be sure, the Afghan people have been enduring war for much longer than 10 years if you include the 10 years of war with the Soviets in … Continue reading

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Bin Laden’s Death

My apologies to the blog’s viewers, I’ve been sick for the past 10 days and I’ve had to take finals, grade exams, and move out at the same time. But now I’m better, done with all my grading and exams, … Continue reading

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