Among 'Gods and Generals' – Part 1

by Rebecca Hagelin -- Editor's note: This is the first in a series of columns by Rebecca Hagelin on director, screenwriter and producer Ron Maxwell and his new movie, "Gods and Generals" more…

The Arab legacy of hate

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- One of the reasons why it is so difficult for the average American to relate to Arabs and to Palestinians in particular is the level of hatred that more…

Long live the Beatles!

by Ellen Makkai -- The Beatles are dead. Long live the Beatles! Yes, I know the Beatles broke up in 1970, and John Lennon was murdered 21 years ago, but with George more…

Get Saddam …
any excuse will do

by Gordon Prather -- The warhawks who had been demanding we use Sept. 11 as an excuse to invade Iraq and depose Saddam Hussein have changed their tune. Now they are demanding more…

Unfinished business

by Alan Keyes -- Recently, first lady Laura Bush delivered the weekly presidential radio address to the nation, which she said would "kick off a world-wide effort to focus on the brutality more…

Arafat's last chance

by Yaffah daCosta -- For a long time I've been questioning the sanity in statements from Americans, Palestinians and Israelis about their desire for peace in the Middle East, vs. their actions. more…

No alternative!

by Kyle Williams -- Once again, the world is focusing its attention on the tiny country of Israel. While the fighting between Jews and Arabs in the region has been going on more…

Why do they hate us?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Daybreak: Sura 113 In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful; Say: I seek refuge in the Lord of daybreak From the evils among His creations; From more…

Eminently reasonable

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Both the left and the right have been critical of recent anti-terrorist initiatives by the Bush administration in its war against terrorism. The critics are off base – more…

Is a war of civilizations ahead?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- With the ouster of the Taliban and eradication of the al-Qaida in Afghanistan, Islamic extremism has sustained a crushing defeat. But what continues to unsettle Americans is that more…