*This is a long post. But its length reflects the importance of its topic. I hope this discussion communicates the complexity of the NDAA and the significance of the law’s implications. The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was signed into law by President Obama on December 31. This bill is passed yearly to determine the … Continue reading Why you should care about the National Defense Authorization Act
The following commentary, written by Arab-American comedian Dean Obeidallah, asks us to think about how our reactions to the recent Tucson shootings might have been different if the perpetrator were Muslim. What if Jared Loughner were a Muslim? New York City (CNN) ---"When the news first broke that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had been shot at … Continue reading “What if Jared Loughner were a Muslim?”
Here's an awesome NYT article about the increase in American students studying abroad in the Middle East. I'm hoping to study abroad in Jordan during the second semester of my junior year. Yeah, I do think it would be awesome to live in a country that shares my name and pay with Jordanian dinar (like … Continue reading NYT: American students study in the Middle East
An article about American women who wear the niqab, or face veil.