Posts Tagged “violence”

Violence by Israel is not justification for Palestinian violence

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Violence by Israel is not justification for Palestinian violence

Violence by Israel is not justification for Palestinian violence A recent surge in violence by Palestinians against Israeli military, police and civilians is not justified even in the face of increasing terrorism and violence by Israelis against Palestinians. The knife attacks by Palestinians are only undermining the larger interests of Palestinians to achieve freedom from…

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Hypocrisy defines how Israel responds to violence

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Hypocrisy defines how Israel responds to violence

Hypocrisy defines how Israel responds to violence Israel spotlights violence when it is committed by Palestinians and plays it down when it is committed by Israeli Jews or settler fanatics. Even the punishments are different, with Christians and Muslims being punished to the extreme while Israeli Jews and settlers are often given a pass. The…

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Real threat facing the Middle East is Iranian extremism

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Real threat facing the Middle East is Iranian extremism

Real threat facing the Middle East is Iranian extremism Published in the Arab News, Oct. 13, 2016 By Ray Hanania Although much is made of the rising threat of ISIS and al-Qaeda in the Middle East, one axis more threatening, is the violent coalition of Syria and Hezbollah, led by Iran. Iran is one of…

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Readers share fear of street gang violence

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Readers share fear of street gang violence

Readers share fear of street gang violence Oct. 13, 2016 Street Gangs Part 2, Des Plaines Valley News, SW News-Herald, The Regional, The Reporter By Ray Hanania Last week I wrote about how most violence in Chicagoland is the result of street gangs, but we’re not doing a good job stopping it. We should treat street…

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Stop murders by making street gang membership a jailable crime

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Stop murders by making street gang membership a jailable crime

Stop murders by making street gang membership a jailable crime SW News Herald, DVN, The Regional, The Reporter Oct. 6, 2016 By Ray Hanania Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is doing all he can to reduce skyrocketing violence plaguing many neighborhoods. Hiring 1,000 more police officers is a good start, but it’s not enough. While we…

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Rahm Emanuel deserves support to fight violence

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Rahm Emanuel deserves support to fight violence

Rahm Emanuel deserves support to fight violence SW News Herald Sept. 29, 2016 By Ray Hanania Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel unveiled a three-part plan to confront Chicago’s rising murder rate. The crime wave in Chicago is so bad that people don’t feel safe walking downtown any more. This weekend, a 54 year old man was…

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Arabs need to get their public relations together

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Arabs need to get their public relations together

Arabs need to get their public relations together By Ray Hanania Three times in the past, Israel and Hamas have battled and each time thousands of innocent civilians, mostly on the Palestinian side, have been killed. In 2008, 2012 and now, 2014. The conflicts follows the same pattern. Israel claims that Hamas has fired rockets…

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The American fixation with race and Arabs

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The American fixation with race and Arabs

The American fixation with race and Arabs Saudi Gazette, Sunday Nov. 10, 2013 By RAY HANANIA Last week, a terrorist pulled out an automatic weapon in the middle of Los Angeles International Airport and started shooting apparently targeting members of the airport’s security team working for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Days later, another killer…

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مصر تُثبت أن الديمقراطية الغربية لا تصلح للعالم العربي

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مصر تُثبت أن الديمقراطية الغربية لا تصلح للعالم العربي Arab World not ready for Democracy بقلم راي حنانيه لم تكن مصر بحاجة لأن تُصبح آخر شعب على وجه البسيطة يكتشف أن الديمقراطية الغربية لا تصلح دائما في الشرق الأوسط. والحقيقة هي أن العرب ليسوا جاهزين للديمقراطية. فقد عاشوا منذ قرون طويلة إمّا تحت نير مستعمِر…

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The Democracy Abortion that Is Now Egypt

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Democracy Abortion That Is Now Egypt By RAY HANANIA Southwest News-Herald Newspaper Friday, July 12, 2013 The recent turmoil in Egypt is a good time for American’s to reassess the $1.5 billion that we give to that country and whether it should continue. Despite all the political spin out there, here is what it comes…

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