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  • Response to Edinburgh Student Association Motion to Boycott Israel

    09/05/2011 5:55:59 PM PDT · by ventanax5 · 3 replies
    Israeli Soldier Mother ^ | Dr. Denis MacEoin
    Dr. Denis MacEoin addresses The Committee of the Edinburgh University Student Association. TO: The Committee Edinburgh University Student Association. May I be permitted to say a few words to members of the EUSA? I am an Edinburgh graduate (MA 1975) who studied Persian, Arabic and Islamic History in Buccleuch Place under William Montgomery Watt and Laurence Elwell Sutton, two of Britain's great Middle East experts in their day. I later went on to do a PhD at Cambridge and to teach Arabic and Islamic Studies at Newcastle University. Naturally, I am the author of several books and hundreds of articles...
  • Base-closing panel spares two New England facilities (Huge: 1ID & IAD Return US from Europe)

    08/25/2005 8:00:36 PM PDT · by xzins · 24 replies · 977+ views
    Stars and Stripes ^ | 25 Aug 05 | Liz Sidoti
    By Liz Sidoti, The Associated PressEuropean edition, Thursday, August 25, 2005 J. Scott Applewhite / AP With fate of the Navy submarine base at New London, Conn., at stake, Anthony J. Principi, center, chairman of the Base Realignment and Closure Commission, leads the vote to keep the Atlantic Coast sub facility, rejecting the Department of Defense recommendation for closure, during the BRAC hearing in Arlington, Va., Wednesday. The verdict ... Stars and StripesThe nine-member Base Realignment and Closure Commission voted Wednesday to shutter major Army bases in Georgia and Michigan, and to close nearly 400 Army Reserve and National Guard...
  • Episcopal Executive Council Hides Behind Closed Doors

    06/14/2005 1:01:16 PM PDT · by sionnsar · 3 replies · 300+ views
    For a number of years, IRD has sent staff to report on the meetings of the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church.  We will not do so for the upcoming meeting, June 13-16 in Louisville, KY.  Our reason is that almost half of that meeting will take place in executive session, behind closed doors.Many of the most important discussions, of the greatest interest to Episcopal Church members, will be held in secret.  Under such circumstances, IRD could not justify the expense of sending a reporter to spend two days in his hotel room, wondering what the leaders of his denomination...