Archive | August 12, 2012


Newt Gingrich rebuts former Campaign official; says lack of foreign policy experience on Republican ticket an ‘advantage’

There seems to be a minor tete-a-tete going on between Newt Gingrich and Christian Whiton, a man who worked on the former House Speaker’s presidential campaign; Whiton also worked at the State Department from 2003 – 2009. In an interview yesterday, Whiton asserted that Mitt Romney’s selection of Paul Ryan was ‘unfortunate’ due to Ryan’s […]

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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood president fires Military leader

As the Egyptian elections unfolded, we watched the power struggle between President Mohamed Mursi and Hussein Tantawi. Both have been jockeying for position. That jockeying may be coming to an end; Mursi has dismissed Tantawi as well as Army Chief of Staff, Sami Anan. Via Al Jazeera: Morsi, from the Muslim Brotherhood, and his Islamist […]

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Huma sits with ISNA President at White House Iftar dinner

Yesterday, we commented on the news that President Barack Obama defended Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s closest adviser, Huma Abedin, at the White House Iftar dinner on August 10th. What we didn’t know is that Huma was seated next to the President of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), Mohamed Magid. The two seemed to […]

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