Posts Tagged “2001”

Victims of hate in the post-Sept. 11, 2001 America

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Victims of hate in the post-Sept. 11, 2001 America

Victims of hate in the post-Sept. 11, 2001 America This column was published in 2007 and addresses the fight to recognize the victims of the reprisals that stemmed from the Sept. 11, 2001. Many Americans refused to recognize the Americans, Arab, Muslims and “Middle East looking” who were attacked in revenge assaults in the weeks…

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Ray Hanania speech to Inland Press Assn after Sept. 11, 2001

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Ray Hanania speech to Inland Press Assn after Sept. 11, 2001

Ray Hanania speech to Inland Press Assn after Sept. 11, 2001 A year after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, I was quickly signed by Creators Syndicate to distribute my column, which I described as “defining the moderate Arab Voice.” The column was tough on governments, tough on extremists and tough on “truth”. On…

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Why conspiracy theories are necessary

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Why conspiracy theories are necessary

Why conspiracy theories are necessary Youtube has launched a campaign to delete and ban videos that promote “conspiracy theories” that trend against mainstream acceptance and news media coverage. But is that a wise thing to allow? Conspiracy theories keep the American public aware of instances when conspiracy theories are actually a reality By Ray Hanania…

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Osama Kill Film Twists Patriotism

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Osama Kill Film Twists Patriotism ByRay Hanania Southwest News-Herald Newspaper Friday Jan. 25, 2013 I think some Americans feel that if they watch a movie about the death of Osama bin Laden, it’s a way to express their patriotism for America. The movie, “Zero Dark Thirty,” tells the story of a female CIA agent who…

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Arabs, Muslims and Americans have too much in common

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Arabs, Muslims and Americans have too much in common By Ray Hanania — What message should the Arab and Muslim World get from the recent declaration by an obscure and angry Florida cleric who announced plans to burn a Quran (Koran), the Islamic Holy Book? That message is clear. The threat to burn the Islamic…

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When Sept. 11 memories become a cliché

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When Sept. 11 memories become a cliché By Ray Hanania — Each year that passes, activists on both sides of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist assault try to outdo each other and themselves from the past years. This year, another “Christian” leader in Florida has declared his plans to burn a copy of the Quran (Koran),…

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11-21-09 Hatred against Muslims and Arabs answered

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Hatred against Muslims and Arabs answered By Ray Hanania — Below are two columns you should read both. The first reflects the growing racism and hatred among a growing number of uneducated and uninformed Americans. The second represents the facts, responding to the hatred and bigotry. As an American Arab military veteran from a family…

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09-11-09 Americans turn from hatred to education of Arabs/Muslims

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Americans turn from hatred to education 8 years since Sept. 11 By Ray Hanania — We are finally seeing some real light through the black fog of American anger and hatred that erupted following the terrorist attacks eight years ago this week on Sept. 11. American anger against Arabs and Muslims is fast turning into education…

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ELAASAR: Arab & Muslim Americans are our best assets to win the War on Terror, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 9-11-08

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ELAASAR: Arab & Muslim Americans are our best assets to win the War on Terror, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 9-11-08

  Arab & Muslim Americans are our best assets to win the War on Terror Let’s not let fear cripple us on Sept. 11 anniversary, By Aladdin Elaasar — New York City, NY, 9/11/2008// The anniversary of Sept. 11 will be painful for Arab and Muslim-Americans – as it will be for all Americans.  After the…

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HANANIA: Profiling only helps when there is evidence, not before, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, July 18, 2008

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Profiling only helps when there is evidence of a crime, not before By Ray Hanania — Ever since America realized on Sept. 11, 2001 that we really didn’t know enough about the Middle East or the Islamic world, our response has been driven more by fear than reason. Americans are the most educated people in…

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