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With Saddam Hussein gone, we helped create ISIS; go democracy

The world is embattled in endless conflict. Our government is collapsing a little more every day, and yet the United States is doing its best to force its unproven form of government onto the world. After 9/11, the Bush Administration ...

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Forget your stress; play a video game

Life is difficult and full of stress. You go to your job, or to school, and work hard for eight, 10 or even 12 hours a day, and after all the hard work you put in, you have the joy ...

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Constitution Day panel discusses US foreign policy in the Middle East

Fresno State celebrated Constitution Day Wednesday by hosting a campus forum to discuss the constitutionality of America’s foreign policy actions in the Middle East. Constitution Day, formerly known as Citizenship Day, was established by a law passed by Congress in ...

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ISIS poses threat to embattled region

In recent months, the world has become captivated with the activities of the Islamic State (ISIS), a jihadist group showcasing new methods of extremism. Having declared a caliphate in Iraq and Syria and harnessed social media as a communication tool ...

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Muslims should speak out against terrorism

In the Friday Sept. 27 edition of this publication was a very intriguing Op-Ed piece about Islam in the United States. If you are not familiar, the author, Sumaya Attia, argued that a certain media pundit named Bob Beckel asserted ...

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Middle East is most important issue

While the media badger candidates with questions on contraception, birth control and the harsh opinions of a talk-radio provocateur, the Middle East is looking like it will be the most important issue of the next presidential term of whoever is elected.

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Middle Eastern studies program opens students’ eyes to another culture

Nasir Rashid, a former Fresno State student and linguistics instructor from Jordan, hopes to see an increase in interest in Arabic language courses. Rashid has witnessed a boom in class attendance in the two years he has been an instructor.

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Putting an end to a 10-year war

After 10 years of fighting terror in the Middle East, President Obama begins his plan to withdraw more than 30,000 troops by the end of 2012.

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Middle East scholars discuss Egypt’s revolution

Four Middle East scholars discussed the crisis in Egypt to a full house on Friday.

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Journalists speak on Middle East: Robert Fisk and David Barsamian visit Fresno State

Fresno State hosted two acclaimed journalists who discussed the media’s effect on the misconceptions Americans have of the Middle East.

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Things aren’t looking good

Things aren’t going so well for America.

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A different look at the Middle East

Touted as the first of its kind in California, the Conference on Middle East Studies will attempt to expose students, faculty and the general public to the many facets of the Middle East’s culture this weekend.

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