Posts Tagged “United States”

Nation’s biggest challenge, credit card debt

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Nation’s biggest challenge, credit card debt

Nation’s biggest challenge, credit card debt The nation’s biggest challenge, credit card debt. Credit cards are destroying this nation and its people, mortgaging the future and undermining our economy. We need to crack down on the banks and limit the amount of interest they can charge. By Ray Hanania I remember the JFK assassination. I…

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The sad politics of killing children

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The sad politics of killing children

The sad politics of killing children By Ray Hanania When the United States began condemning Russia for downing the Malaysian Airline and killing 298 civilians on June 17, the first argument they used was to highlight the fact that 80 children were among the dead. Samantha Powers, the American Ambassador to the United Nations, delivered…

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الاسرائيليون والفلسطينيون تنقصهم قيادة قادرة على إنهاء دوامة العنف

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الاسرائيليون والفلسطينيون تنقصهم قيادة قادرة على إنهاء دوامة العنف

  الاسرائيليون والفلسطينيون تنقصهم قيادة قادرة على إنهاء دوامة العنف   بقلم راي حنانيه   Israelis and Palestinians lack leadership to end cycle of violence   عثر الجنود الاسرائيليون على جثث ثلاثة من الشباب الاسرائيليين يُعتقد أنهم كانوا قد اختطفوا من طرف حماس، المنظمة الارهابية التي سعت بكل جهدها لمنع السلام وتقويض القيادة الفلسطينية المعتدلة…

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لماذا نحن بحاجة لمواجهة أكثر صرامة “للمتطرفين”

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لماذا نحن بحاجة لمواجهة أكثر صرامة “للمتطرفين”

لماذا نحن بحاجة لمواجهة أكثر صرامة “للمتطرفين” بقلم راي حنانيه Why we need to ramp up our fight against “extremists” (Click here to read column in English) نقاش هام آخر انطلق على صفحتي في الفايسبوك، وهو يتعلق هذه المرة باستخدام تعبير “متطرفين”. هناك لدى الفلسطينيين قاموس من المفردات التي يصنفونها على أنها مقبولة أو مرفوضة….

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A 9/11 book the world needs to read, Jeremy Scahill’s “Dirty Wars”

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A 9/11 book the world needs to read, Jeremy Scahill’s “Dirty Wars”

A 9/11 book the world needs to read, Jeremy Scahill’s “Dirty Wars” By Ray Hanania Saudi Gazette, Sunday May 11, 2014 In 39 years of professional journalism, I have never come across something more shocking than what I have read in the book “Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield” by author Jeremy Scahill. Scahill…

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America rejects Arabs even at memorials

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America rejects Arabs even at memorials

America rejects Arabs even at memorials By Ray Hanania Saudi Gazette Newspaper, Sunday April 20,2 014 Like all Americans this week, I paused to commemorate the tragic violence that took place at the end of the Boston Marathon last year on April 15 killing three and injuring 263 more. But I was disappointed that the one-year…

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Our Democratic system is the best

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Our Democratic system is the best

Our Democratic system is the best By Ray Hanania The news is full of stories about people in countries around the world who have to struggle to have their voices heard. They’re denied the right to vote, or if there is a vote, it’s usually an election conducted at the end of a barrel of…

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New American TV show fuels more anti-Arab stereotypes

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New American TV show fuels more anti-Arab stereotypes

New American TV show fuels more anti-Arab stereotypes By Ray Hanania (Creators Syndicate, all rights reserved) In 1991, MGM in Hollywood produced a film that it called “Not Without My Daughter.” The movie is about an American woman who marries an Iranian man in the United States and, after having a young daughter, the husband…

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Time to stop the phone scam bullies

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Time to stop the phone scam bullies

Time to stop the phone scam bullies By RAY HANANIA Southwest News-Herald Friday, March 14, 2014 For the past few months, I have been receiving telephone calls from (347) 559-0378, telling me I am going to be charged with a crime if I do not return their call immediately to (202) 754-8079. Now, I know…

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US Congressman Lipinski jumps into Middle East on wrong issue

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US Congressman Lipinski jumps into Middle East on wrong issue

US Congressman Lipinski jumps into Middle East on wrong issue By Ray Hanania Saudi Gazette, Last updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014 6:58 PM Congressman Dan Lipinski’s Chicagoland district includes one of the largest concentrations of American Arabs in the Midwest, next only to Greater Detroit in neighboring Michigan. I have known him most of his…

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