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Dear USA:  Liberian-Americans don’t Have Ebola

Dear USA: Liberian-Americans don’t Have Ebola

By Philippa Garson (Follow @PhilippaGarson ) NEW YORK, 17 October 2014 (IRIN) - Africans living in the US from the three Ebola-affected countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, are under enormous…
Reza Aslan, religion Ph.D. vs. Sam Harris

Reza Aslan, religion Ph.D. vs. Sam Harris

The Young Turks: Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks and Professor Reza Aslan discuss Sam Harris. Cenk asks Reza how he feels about Harris' comments about him and islam. Reza explains…
The Tunisian Exception

The Tunisian Exception

By L. Carl Brown What has made Tunisia's transition from authoritarian government, for all its ups and downs, more successful than those of its Arab neighbors? It will soon be four years…
Why Obama underestimated ISIL in Syria and Iraq

Why Obama underestimated ISIL in Syria and Iraq

By Juan Cole President Obama admitted on CBS's "60 Minutes" on Sunday that the US had underestimated the military potential of ISIL. Obama understands that a generational struggle is going on in…