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Drone strikes on Yemen create hostility for US among Arab countries

Marwa Diaf

October 26, 2011

The United States is waiting in the buffet line, and today's special is Yemen. The U.S. has been involved in Afghanistan since 2001 as part of the war on terror and Iraq since 2003 as "Operation Iraqi Freedom." In 2002, the CIA began drone strikes in Yemen, and just recently the U.S. has increased its d...

Security measures are too much

airport security:Miami Dade Police officer Mark Huetter walks the concourse at Miami International Airport.:McClatchy Tribune

Mike Stocker

November 3, 2010

The security the government provides is an illusion. Yassir Afifi, a student in Santa Clara, lived in Egypt from 2002 to 2008. His father, Aladdin Afifi, was president of the Muslim Community Association in America until his death last year. Yassir Afifi knows that he has been on an international watchlist...

Editorial: Americans need full disclosure

McClatchy Tribune

State Hornet

May 13, 2009

Last month, President Barack Obama's administration released four George W. Bush-era CIA memos that gave legal justification for harsh interrogation practices. Since then, the public has been divided on the prospect of trying the individuals who perpetrated these acts as criminals. Obama and Attorney Gen...