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October-November 2013 Table of Contents
Interpreting the Middle East for North Americans • Interpreting North America for the Middle East
The U.S. Role in the Middle East and the Israeli Occupation of Palestine
8 With Israel in Mind, U.S. Targets Syria as a Proxy for Iran—Rachelle Marshall
11 NSA Not Only Spies on Americans, But Shares the Information With Israel—Delinda C. Hanley
12 Russia to the Rescue?—Two Views—Paul Findley, Eric S. Margolis
18 Crossings—in Palestine and America—Two Views—Mohammed Omer, Maisam Y. Abumorr
25 Lindsey Graham’s Plan for War on Iran—Patrick J. Buchanan
28 Whatever AIPAC Wants: Senators Debate Suspending U.S. Military Aid to Egypt—Sens. Lindsey Graham, John McCain, Rand Paul and Robert Menendez
30 What’s Next for the Muslim Brotherhood?—Abdullah Al-Arian
34 Increased Grassroots Activism in Bosnia-Herzegovina—Peter Lippman
36 The World Looks at the Middle East—Cartoons
44 Christianity and the Middle East: Youths Endure Seven-Hour Crossing to Visit Homeland—Sir Rateb Y. Rabie
48 Arab American Activism:
48 Muslim American Activism:
49 Music & Arts:
51 Waging Peace:
U.K. Veterans For Peace Speak In Des Moines
Different Faiths Display Oneness at 9/11 Unity Walk
Libya One Year After Benghazi
Comparing Violence in Egypt, Brazil and Turkey
Anti-Egyptian Coup Protests
Egypt's Odds of Achieving Unity and Prosperity
Visiting Egyptian Ambassador Defends Transitional Government
Baltimore Activists Oppose U.S. War with Syria
DC Peace Center Teach-In on Syria
Des Moines Protest Against Syria Strike
Naval War College Strategist Outlines Steps U.S. Could Take in Syria
Reflecting on the Oslo Accords
Is U.S. Investment in Pakistan Paying Off?
60 Human Rights:
62 Book Review:
The People Want—Reviewed by Andrew Stimson
65 2013 AET Choir of Angels
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