Hey friends. I'm asking for your help in locating a video clip from CNN. Last week, CNN anchor Kyra Phillips interviewed Huwaida Arraf, chairperson of the Free Gaza Movement--I believe it was the first interview CNN conducted with her. I would like to write a post in which I would refer to this clip, but have … Continue reading A request for your help: CNN interview with Free Gaza Mvmnt Chair
John Esposito, one of my professors at Georgetown, wrote this piece criticizing the US's response to the Israeli raid on the Gaza aid flotilla. I think he has the right point of view; what do you think? I plan to post more about the recent Gaza flotilla incident, and would welcome you to post your … Continue reading Esposito article about US’s response to Gaza flotilla
This is a great site if you want to improve your Arabic listening skills or just listen to great music. There are stations from all over the Arab world; I listen to Radio Sawa out of Amman. The station plays both Arabic and English language music (and unfortunately a bit of Justin Bieber...Sheesh, the whole … Continue reading Arabic Internet Radio
Welcome to my blog, Witness. For the past several months I have been hoping to launch this blog. Throughout my freshman year of college, many thoughts have come to mind that I have wanted to share with a wider audience. These reflections have been spurred by classroom discussions, campus events, interactions with friends, and incidents … Continue reading Why ‘witness’?