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Monday, October 03, 2016
Finally, a debate about Syria in a US newspaper
I am not making this up. The guy to the right wants bombing of Syria to bring down the regime, while the guy on the left--you guessed it--also wants bombing of Syria, and he recommended specially bombing the homes of Bashshar Al-Asad among other targets. This passes as debate in US media. (From the Washington Post).
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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