A screaming baby girl has been forcibly weaned from breast milk and taken, dehydrated, to an emergency room, so that the nation's borders will be secure. (NY Times)
The Enemies Finally Meet in Baghdad
By Abdul Rahman Al-Rashed
For over three years, the US Government insisted stubbornly on not negotiating with its adversaries in the Middle East, from the principle that contact would be recognition of their role and a reward to them for their hostile actions. (Asharq al Awsat)
We Are Making a Fatal Mistake by Ignoring the Dissidents within Islam
By Timothy Garton Ash
Are there credible versions of Islam that are compatible with liberal democracy as it has developed in the west? Can one be both a good Muslim and a good citizen of a free society? Or are Islam and the post-Enlightenment west like fire and water? (The Guardian)
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