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Ali Mroue and Life Before and After Being a University Student from Lebanon – Interview Series #7

The seventh installment in my interview series spotlights the experience and wisdom of (the future Dr.) Ali Mroue! I first met Ali in the Spring 2013 when he was a student in one of my United States History from 1877 Lab classes at the University of Houston. 1,833 more words

Thoughts And Perspectives

Detroit judge to consider US freeze on Iraqi deportations

(ABC News) — A federal judge in Detroit will consider whether to put a temporary national halt on the deportation of Iraqi nationals recently rounded up by U.S. 105 more words

News

U.S.-backed Syrian groups take Raqqa district from Islamic State

BEIRUT (Reuters) – A U.S.-backed Syrian coalition of Kurdish and Arab groups advanced against Islamic State in the jihadists’ Syrian capital of Raqqa on Sunday, taking the al-Qadisia district, they said. 271 more words

News Wire

“Greater Israel” or “Greater Khazaria”? Israeli plan for Mideast empire aided by ISIS

Divide and conquer is an age-old strategy for empire-builders. Drive your opponents to fight among themselves, then pillage and subjugate them. Josef Stalin successfully employed this method in World War II, with the fawning complicity of Winston Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt. 758 more words

Politics

Former CIA officer: "We have no business being in Syria"

RT, June 21, 2017

Questions are mounting over the true mission of the US in the Syrian conflict after the US shot down several Syrian planes including two Iranian-built drones.

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Kurdish scholar, former U of W prof, succumbs to cancer

One of the world’s leading Kurdish-studies scholars, who formed some of his theories while working at the University of Windsor, has died after a long battle with cancer. 233 more words

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