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Saturday, February 11, 2017
You know that the Trump administration is serious about fighting terrorism when...
A Saudi prince is awarded a prize for combating terrorism. What is next? An American prize for Ayman Adh-Dhawahiri? I told you. Trump's foreign policy will be less different than people had assumed. Running an empire forcing foreign policy constraints on the leader. Obama was more like Bush than he wanted to believe, and Trump will be more like Obama than he wants to be. And on and on.
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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