Wednesday, August 30, 2006

"Hopping mad: Tyre-born UC Berkeley visiting political science professor As'ad AbuKhalil is Shiite on his dad's side and Sunni on his mom's. He ditched religion after "I discovered Marxism and leftism by the time I was thirteen," the author of Bin Laden, Islam, and America's New "War on Terrorism" (Open Media, $8.95) told the Los Angeles Times. Now he runs, where he offers this tease: "For my Arabic readers, I shall soon be writing for Al-Akhbar" — a new Lebanese newspaper. "And I plan to be out of control.""