I recently participated in MPAC‘s leadership summit in DC. The 3-day conference included meetings with Rep. Keith Ellison, staffers of Sen. Lieberman and Sen. Collins, officials from the State Dept., Dept of Justice and Dept of Homeland Security, office for the faith-based initiative, the Brookings Institute, and a […]
With Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) Members of Congress, Presidential candidates, Arab diplomats, activists, entertainers, and Hip Hop artists all spent the weekend speaking with, and listening to the 2,400 attendees of the American-Arab Anti Discrimination Committee’s (ADC) national convention entitled “Toward A More Perfect Union” last month in […]
A report from a government insider who worked under the Bush Senior administration reveals that the Anthrax attacks on US Senator -an event that shut down the House of Reps for the 1st time in its history- a few weeks after September 11th were launched by a US […]
For the Islamophobes who think that we have terror cells in our mosques: worshipers at the Islamic Center of Irvine said, they thought Craig Monteilh was just an overzealous convert when he criticized U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. But when he started talking about jihad and […]
(Ziv Koren / Polaris / For The Times) Front page stories regarding Palestinians are usually related to warfare or suicide attacks. It’s worth noting that the Calendar section of today’s LA Times featured a cover story titled Quest for a Palestinian museum by Michael Z. Wise about East […]
Barack Obama with Edward Said Even though Ali Abunimah’s article, How Obama Learned to Love Israel, was widely circulated among Arab-Americans, Barack Obama is still the most popular Democratic Presidential candidate among Arab-Americans according to a new Zogby poll released this week.