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Colin Powell Defends Islam, Obama (and in doing so) Democracy

Sipping çay koyu in the lobby of my brilliantly located, straightforward hotel just off of Istiklal Caddesi in the heart of Istanbul, I had a Biden moment – or what was once known as a Hillary moment. It was long enough (and perhaps audible enough) a moment that the two Bulgarian tourists sitting across from […]

Why Barak is Wining?

Warren Buffet recently said “I would rather be lucky than smart.” As far as luck goes, Obama has been on the receiving end of unprecedented luck while McCain has been on the receiving end of the kind of luck that would make a grown man cry. I mean…when the economy reaches crisis mode within a […]

So What if Barack Obama Were an Arab? Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

Finally Campbell Brown from CNN has raised a question that must be addressed by the media and instead has been muffled: So what if Barack Obama (or John McCain for that matter) was an Arab? When did being Arab-American become a disqualifier for seeking the highest office in the land? Embedded video from <a href=”http://www.cnn.com/video” […]

Report Suggests New U.S. Strategies for Dealing with Muslim Countries

The U.S. Muslim Engagement Project released a report called “Changing Course: A New Direction for U.S. Relations with the Muslim World” on September 24, 2008. The report features recommendations by a group of 34 bipartisan and multi-faith American leaders who came together out of concern over the rise in tension and violence between the U.S. […]