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Monday, June 21, 2010
Olivia found this news item and wondered whether it was invented for propaganda purposes. I mean, there is no other media source that reported it: "A Senior member of the Lebanon-based Hezbollah party was killed Monday by a missile fired by an American Drone in Pakistan. 16 persons were killed in the attack, and dozens of were wounded." (thanks Olivia)
Comic by Terry Furry, reproduced from "Heard the One About the Funny Leftist?" by Cris Thompson, East Bay Express
As'ad AbuKhalil, born March 16, 1960. From Tyre, Lebanon, grew up in Beirut. Received his BA and MA from American University of Beirut in pol sc. Came to US in 1983 and received his PhD in comparative government from Georgetown University. Taught at Tufts University, Georgetown University, George Washington University, Colorado College, and Randolph-Macon Woman's College. Served as a Scholar-in-Residence at Middle East Institute in Washington DC. He served as free-lance Middle East consultant for NBC News and ABC News, an experience that only served to increase his disdain for maintream US media. He is now professor of political science at California State University, Stanislaus and visiting professor at UC, Berkeley. His favorite food is fried eggplants.
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