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The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts. ~Bertrand Russell by Khaled Tantawi, student, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt “Go home, we will run the country for you,” has been the tone of the Supreme Council of Armed Forces, […]

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In an eerie coincidence Osama Bin Laden was killed on May 1st, the same day as the launch of my novel, To Kill the Other, which is based on the attacks of 9/11. The coincidence became the reason for people to contact me and ask questions. Here are my reflections: It’s hard to disagree with […]

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The Stoning of Soraya M. is the movie you must see and the movie you should not see. What do I mean? When I was a little girl growing up in Poland, my family — my parents, my younger sister, Aleksandra, and I — went on picnics regularly. One of the places we liked was Żarnowiec Lake, located […]

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