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By Ramzy Baroud - Dec 16,2014
The logic that torture is a “stain” on US history is the heart of the problem, since it blocks an honest reading of whatever “values” Washington actually stands for. “This is not who we are.
By Ramzy Baroud - Dec 09,2014
America’s ruling elites are blatant in their intentions of maintaining “white privilege” at home and economic dominance by military means abroad. Their “democracy” in both of these regions is a ruse, and it is yet to deliver any degree of social jus
By Ramzy Baroud - Dec 02,2014
I could have never imagined myself drawing parallels between my refugee camp, Nuseirat, in the Gaza Strip, its heroic people, and a Hollywood movie.
By Ramzy Baroud - Nov 25,2014
When news reports alleged that the two cousins behind the Jerusalem synagogue attack on November 18 were affiliated with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a level of confusion reigned.  Why the PFLP?
By Ramzy Baroud - Nov 18,2014
When a journalist tries to do a historian’s job, the outcome can be quite interesting. Using history as a side note in a brief news report or political analysis oftentimes does more harm than good.
By Ramzy Baroud - Nov 11,2014
As I was finalising my research for this article, I found myself browsing through a heap of hilarious videos by mostly Egyptian TV show hosts Tawfiq Okasha and Amr Adeeb. In one of his numerous videos on YouTube, Okasha, the star and host of the Cairo-based privately funded Al F
By Ramzy Baroud - Nov 04,2014
Israel’s decision to shut down Al Aqsa Mosque on October 30 is not just a gross violation of the religious rights of Palestinian Muslims. In fact, the rights of Palestinian Muslims and Christians have been routinely violated under the Israeli occupation for decades, especi
By Ramzy Baroud - Oct 28,2014
Sinai is both heaven and hell.
By Ramzy Baroud - Oct 21,2014
It would be intellectually dishonest to reflect on the British House of Commons’ vote of October 13 on a Palestinian state without digging deeper into history. Regardless of the meaning of the non-binding motion, the parliamentary action cannot be brushed off as just anoth
By Ramzy Baroud - Oct 14,2014
Consider this comical scene described by Peter Van Buren, a former US diplomat, who was deployed to Iraq on a 12-month assignment in 2009-10: Van Buren led two Department of State teams assigned the abstract mission of “reconstructing” Iraq, which was destroyed by the



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