A Different Take on Peter King's Hearing

Peter King

A quick follow to this week's Hotseat in WW with Tamim Ansary, an author/lecturer who knows something about Islam.Our Q-&-A with Ansary was timed in part to his appearance this Friday, March 11, in Portland and in part to congressional hearings that began today in Washington, D.C., on what U.S. Rep. Peter King (R-NY) terms the "radicalization" of Islam.If you need a primer on those hearings ...   More
Thursday, March 10, 2011 HANK STERN

Hotseat: Tamim Ansary

Afghanistan-born author will tell Portlanders about another history—one that’s Islamic-centered.

Q & A
Tamim Ansary captured wide notice in the United States after 9/11, when his email to friends declaring his hate for the Taliban and Osama bin Laden went viral. The Afghanistan-born Ansary followed    More
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 TIFFANY STUBBERT

What's Happening in Egypt? Good Question—Upcoming Lecture Tries to Answer It

Egyptian protest

We've been following local response to the ongoing tumult in Egypt, and a World Affairs Council lecture this Tuesday, Feb. 1 will try to answer some tough questions.Among them—what, really, is happening in Egypt? Will Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stay or will he go? And what happens next?The Feb. 1 event, at noon at 1126 SW Park Ave., features Thomas Bartlett, former president of the American ...   More
Monday, January 31, 2011 REBECCA JACOBSON

Pakistan, Afghanistan & Global Security, According to Pervez Musharraf

Key U.S. ally and peace advocate or treasonous military dictator? People's opinions on Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf vary widely. But good or bad, Musharraf's reputation didn't come up for the most part during his lecture last night at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, save for a small pre-lecture protest arising from allegations that he violated human rights. In fact, for ...   More
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 NATALIE BAKER


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