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Friday, November 12, 2010
Finished watching a six hours movie, Carlos, yesterday. It was the last day at the Kabuki theater in San Francisco. So much to criticize: will wait to write a full critique for Al-Akhbar. I know of the details and I have talked at length with Anis Naqqash (the deputy commander to the Vienna operation against OPEC ministers) to respond to the account. It is a good movie (entertainment wise) and lousy one (politically).
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. His favorite food is fried eggplants.
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