How Does It Feel to Be A Problem?

How Does It Feel to Be A Problem?

Being Young and Arab in America

Book - 2008/08/14
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A study of the Arab- and Muslim-American experience as reflected in the lives of seven young men and women in Brooklyn evaluates their encounters with prejudice and their relationships with friends and family members in the Middle East.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2008/08/14
ISBN: 9781594201769
1594201765
Branch Call Number: 956 BAY
Characteristics: 290 p

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Aug 12, 2016

Here are two books, this one and the recent one by Philip Haney, See Something, Say Nothing - - and from what articles and news stories I've read, which these books derive from, they both have much to say which is valid.
Just as during the Clinton Administration, the leader of the Northern Alliance, Ahmad Shah Massoud, wasn't allowed in the USA to warn of an impending attack on US soil, while members of the Taliban were welcome here, including the Taliban jet pilot who lived in America while traveling back and forth to run bombing sorties against the Northern Alliance, and the Taliban were financed and armed in the 1990s by the CIA and Unocal, so too is what Bayoumi describing accurate.
Appears to be a most odd mixture of official behaviors going on today, just as at a recent Pentagon briefing several general officers admitted that $1 billion was spent in training Syrian so-called rebels, and only five rebels were the result [the other trainees, financed and armed from that $1 billion, returned to ISIS and/or al Qaeda!!!!!].
Plenty to write about on both sides of this issue!
LET US never forget in America how Julie Sirrs, the intrepid former analyst with the DIA, was run out of that agency for her stalwart work in attempting to warn of 9/11! Let us never forget the treatment of FBI agent Colleen Rowley, and others who attempted to warn of impending troubles!
Let us peruse this information and judge it wisely - - both books! [France recently shut down 20 mosques which preached Salafism - - and that was a wise action!]

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