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Marking 9/11 With Hope, Not Fear of the Other

Ten years ago, the U.S. political system was poised for major immigration reform. Then came the tragic events of 9/11/2001, and the national mood shifted towards fear of the immigrant, as opposed to an embrace.

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Pakistani Immigrant Community Rocked By Times Square Plot

In the wake of the arrest of a naturalized US citizen from Pakistan in connection with the failed car bomb attack on Times Square, many Pakistani Americans are angry and scared.

McCain’s Gamble on Colombia

Senator and Republican presidential candidate John McCain is betting he can win the election using what he believes is his strongest suit: national security and foreign policy. It’s probably his best bet, but a risky one. (more…)