Posts Tagged “Turkey”

Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving

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Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving

Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving One of my favorite holidays, Thanksgiving, has a lot to be thankful for and to also think about. Happy Thanksgiving everyone By Ray Hanania Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, next to election day of course. I don’t like to think about what we did to the Native Americans, though. I’ve…

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Democracy reinforced under Turkey’s Erdogan

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Democracy reinforced under Turkey’s Erdogan

Democracy reinforced under Turkey’s Erdogan My column this week in the Arab News speaks to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, truly one of the few real Democratic leaders in the Middle East standing up to rising religious extremism from Muslims in the Arab World, Christians in the West and Jews in radical Israel. A referendum he…

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Ruthless Thanksgiving this year with politics as side dish

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Ruthless Thanksgiving this year with politics as side dish

Ruthless Thanksgiving this year with politics as side dish Thanksgiving will be under more pressure this year in dining rooms across America if Facebook is any indicator of how Americans feel. The politics of the recent presidential election campaign between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will have an impact, according to recent polls. Here’s my…

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HANANIA: Unanswered questions challenge American perceptions in Iraq, For Immediate Release, 10-10-07

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Unanswered questions challenge American perceptions in Iraq By Ray Hanania — Let’s just start by saying the war in Iraq is anything but what President Bush promised us when he ordered its invasion and missed real opportunities to destroy al-Qaeda in Pakistan. Lies got us to Iraq. Lies are keeping us there. And lies are driving…

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