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  • History: Arab-Palestine shifting alliances

    07/20/2020 10:20:40 AM PDT · by Marinario · 2 replies
    Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress, Volume 107, Part 24 - United States. Congress - U.S. Government Printing Office, 1961 - Law In 1958 the society issued a special release exposing Shukairy's political background. Our interest in this gentleman stemmed from the fact that, when an emergency session of the UN was convened to alleviate tensions in the Middle East, he "poured scorn on the search for a durable peace and threatened the West with the spectre of war."  Shukairy summed up the Arabs' bellicose attitude towards the West and staked out Nasser's claim to empire, in a speech whose tone...
  • When Ahmad Shukeiri (Shukairy / Shuqairy) was involved in Mufti's sent gang murdering his moderate brother Dr Anwar Shukeiri

    03/31/2021 12:58:13 PM PDT · by Marinario · 13 replies
    Various sources from the 1930s, '40s and more
    <p>Dr. Anwar Shukiri was shot yesterday at 10.15 a.m. in Acre. He later died at the Italian Hospital in Haifa.</p><p>Two people were arrested.</p><p>Anwar Shukeiri, a 29-year-old doctor who graduated from the American College of Law in the capital, was the son of the old Mufti-of-Acre, a rival of Haj Amin al-Husseini for decades.</p>
  • Dealing With Columbus day

    Should we or shouldn’t we celebrate Columbus day? Every year the debate rages around this time whether the expansion of European civilization into the western hemisphere was a positive or negative development in human history. Of course Columbus himself was a complex figure, and there is much to love or hate about him depending on one’s point of view. The leftward side of the debate points out Columbus’s greed, ambition, pride and at times cruelty. And yet on the other side , one must admire the bravery, tenacity, and Columbus’ willingness to venture at great risk. Columbus also had a...
  • Edwards’s Bloggers Cross the Line, Critic Says

    02/07/2007 1:28:43 AM PST · by Notwithstanding · 35 replies · 1,633+ views
    NY Times ^ | Feb 7, 2007 | John Broder
    Two bloggers hired by John Edwards to reach out to liberals in the online world have landed his presidential campaign in hot water for doing what bloggers do — expressing their opinions in provocative and often crude language. The Catholic League, a conservative religious group, is demanding that Mr. Edwards dismiss the two, Amanda Marcotte of the Pandagon blog site and Melissa McEwan, who writes on her blog, Shakespeare’s Sister, for expressing anti-Catholic opinions.
  • Multimission DD(X) Destroyer Successfully Completes Flag-Level Critical Design Review

    09/17/2005 6:22:49 PM PDT · by SandRat · 22 replies · 980+ views
    Navy NewsStand ^ | Sep 17, 2005 | BUSHIPS
    WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy successfully achieved a significant milestone for the multimission DD(X) destroyer with the completion of a system-wide Critical Design Review (CDR) Sept. 14. The review represents the culmination of years of design effort that encompassed the ship, mission system, human and shore designs that now comprise DD(X). DD(X) is the Navy’s planned next-generation destroyer, tailored for land attack and inland support of joint and coalition forces. It is designed to meet Marine Corps, Army and special operations requirements for precision strike ashore, but also be able to outmatch current and projected threats in the air,...
  • Russia, China vow to build a multi-polar world order

    07/02/2005 3:16:18 AM PDT · by Srirangan · 17 replies · 756+ views
    "Problems facing mankind can be solved only under a just and rational order" MOSCOW: Russia and China have unveiled a joint agenda for building a multi-polar world in the 21st century that is singularly anti-U.S. in spirit, if not in letter. "All countries of the world must strictly abide by the principles of mutual respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity, mutual non-aggression, non-interference in internal affairs of each other, equality and mutual benefit (and) peaceful coexistence," the two countries said in a Declaration on the World Order in the 21st Century signed on Friday in the Kremlin by the Presidents...