Jamilah Al-Harake
Jamilah Al-Harake
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Nov. 27, 2012

Yasser Arafat Autopsy: Why the Body is Being Exhumed After All These Years

Yasser Arafat’s grave was opened Tuesday morning in Ramallah, beginning a murder investigation. It's a politically motivated move that could be dangerous.

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Oct. 26, 2012

Syrian Civil War: Why the Assassination of Al Hassan Will Not Spill Over into Lebanon

After the explosion and Major General Wissam Al-Hassan's assassination, Lebanon will have to worry about long-term security effects, but those don't include civil war spilling over from Syria.
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Oct. 23, 2012

Who Won the Debate Tonight: President Obama

Join me for live coverage of the final debate between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney.
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Oct. 23, 2012

Obama vs Romney Presidential Debate Results: Obama Wins Foreign Policy Debate

Although Obama may have edged Romney, neither canidate was impressive.The American people are the losers in tonights debate.
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Oct. 22, 2012

Presidential Debate Schedule: Foreign Policy Topics to Keep in Mind Tonight

Monday night's debate will focus on matters of foreign policy, particularly when it comes to the Middle East. What should voters listen for?
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Aug. 24, 2012

Israel and Iran War Odds: Why Rumors of Attack are Just Israeli Political Maneuvering

Without the support of the United States and the Israeli public, a war with Iran would be a foolish move for Israel.

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Aug. 16, 2012

Israeli Occupation is So Bad That They Regulate Palestinians Who Are Not Even Born Yet

A Palestinian boy born from artificial insemination might be the newest controversy in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Aug. 15, 2012

America is the Land of Liberty, Unless You Are a Muslim

Ending anti-Islamic bigotry requires knowing about Islam.
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Aug. 6, 2012

Palestine Statehood Bid Set to Come Under Attack by the US and Israel

The Palestinians will take their bid for statehood to the United Nations, but may be thwarted by the US and Israel again.
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Aug. 1, 2012

Does Mitt Romney Even Know a Single Thing About the Middle East?

The Republican presidential candidate commits yet another gaffe, and insults the Palestinian people.
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July 19, 2012

Syrian Revolution: Damascus Bombing Marks Grim Turning Point

Four Syrian regime officers were killed at a national security headquarters in Damascus. The best and worst case scenarios for the region are yet to be played out.

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July 13, 2012

Mary Fallin Could Be the Next Sarah Palin, and Romney May Make Her VP

Mary Fallin is a long-shot as a Romney's Vice President pick because the GOP can't afford a repeat of 2008.
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July 3, 2012

Kuwait Protests May Signal a New Arab Spring Revolt

Kuwait has seen its fair share of war and turmoil, but it might be beginning to fight the uphill revolutionary battle that the whole region is currently facing.
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June 26, 2012

Putin Israel Visit Shows Differences Between Russia and US on Iran and Syria

After Putin's visit to Israel, its clear that Russia is seeking to become a key player in the newly emerging Middle East, which does not exactly coincide with Israel's objectives.
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May 22, 2012

After Beirut Violence, Is Lebanon Headed for Collapse?

The relative stability inside Lebanon has transformed overnight, and the Syrian crisis will likely spark further violence in Lebanon. Is a collapse of the government imminent?
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Aug. 5, 2011

UN Tribunal of 2005 Lebanon Assassination All Bark, No Bite

Official details of the UN indictment in the trial have been released, but the Lebanese people remain uninterested.

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May 19, 2011

A Persian Spring is Unlikely in Iran, but Ahmadinejad is in Jeopardy

While a revolution does not seem to be in Iran's future, Ahmadinejad’s presidency is in danger. His attempts to increase power by challenging the Ayatollah have made powerful enemies.