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Muslim Hunting: David Horowitz’s Antagonistic Career
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There’s no question that there are extremist Muslim groups in the United States. The problem is when it goes from particular extremist to all Muslims,” she says. “I think Horowitz is just coming up to the line of Islamophobia and not stepping over it.” For that, he has the legions behind him.




U.S. Terrorism: Drone Strikes Are Killing Children
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Robert Greenwald, a documentarian is working on a new film, Drones Exposed, and though it is sad that we live in a world in which there has to be a documentary about drones and their repugnant aftermath, it is nevertheless important that we do not remain in the dark about what is happening in our name.




Robert Greenwald: U.S. Drone Strikes Are Causing Child Casualties: Video and Report
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During my recent trip to Pakistan as part of our upcoming documentary film, Drones Exposed, I was struck most by the stories told to me by children who had experienced a U.S. drone strike firsthand.




The truth about Muhammad and Aisha
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by Myriam Francois-Cerrah, guardian.co.uk,

‘The Qur’an says that marriage is valid only between consenting adults, and that a woman has the right to choose her own spouse.’




The Young Turks: How Drone Strikes Help AlQaeda
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We’ve been reporting on this for quite some time now, but with the recent reports on how the Obama administration fudge’s the facts about civilian deaths there is renewed discussion on the effectiveness of the drone attacks.




Yemen’s Child Marriages: 52% of Girls Married Before 18 and 14% Before the Age of 15
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Islamophobes often times confuse tribal custom and practice as a reflection of Islam. They cannot concede the view that marriage practices vary across the Islamic world, and that most Muslim countries have age limits on marriage.




Jeremy Scahill: Why Is President Obama Keeping a Journalist in Prison in Yemen?
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by Jeremy Scahill (Nation Magazine)

On February 2, 2011, President Obama called Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The two discussed counterterrorism cooperation and the battle against Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.




Samuel Aranda Wins World Press Photo Of The Year Award For Arab Spring Shot
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AMSTERDAM — Spanish photographer Samuel Aranda won the 2011 World Press Photo of the Year award Friday for an image of a veiled woman holding a wounded relative in her arms after a demonstration in Yemen.




Sahar Taman: Tawakul Karman, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
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I found Tawakul to be an open book. She is a Yemeni Muslim woman who actually is not at all unconventional as she may have been depicted recently. Rather she is quite socially conservative. However she is extraordinary in her leadership.




President Obama: Judge, Jury and Executioner for Anwar al-Awlaki
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The title may offend some, but here at Loonwatch we do not believe in any sacred cows. By now we have all heard reports about the killing of US citizen Anwar al-Awlaki. The fact that he was on a “hit list” that included other US citizens was reported back in January.