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Amer Zahr

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America's Funniest
(& Smartest) Arab

Columns from College

As an undergrad and grad student at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, I was a columnist & activist. Read some of my columns and related news articles below.

 

Archive of my Columns

The dangers of Christian Zionism
June 3, 2002
Letter to the Editor
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Honesty in the Question of Palestine
April 15, 2002
Letter to the Editor

She was from Dheisheh, Palestine
April 1, 2002
Letter to the Editor (April 2, 2002)
Letter to the Editor (April 3, 2002)
Letter to the Editor (April 4, 2002)

The crisis of Muslim leadership
March 18, 2002

Narrowing down Palestine, Israel, and divestment
March 4, 2002
Letter to the Editor
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My national anthem, or yours?
February 11, 2002
Letter to the Editor

Breaking down Guantanomo
January 28, 2002

I guess I fit the profile
January 14, 2002
Letter to the Editor

A call for more intellectual activism
December 10, 2001

Fraternities and a heightened rape culture
November 26, 2001

The pointlessness of the Ramadan debate
November 12, 2001

Is the Red Cross our enemy?
October 29, 2001

Bush and Albright, all the world is your stage
October 15, 2001

You are either with us or with the terrorists?
October 1, 2001
Letter to the Editor

Ominous prospects ahead
September 17, 2001
Letter to the Editor

Book Review
The Trial of Henry Kissinger, by Christopher Hitchens
Hitchens questions the iconic kissinger, his actions, motives
September 6, 2001

The true progressive
August 13, 2001

On visiting the place of my birth
July 30, 2001

A species of which I know nothing
July 16, 2001

The politics of identity
July 2, 2001

Israeli legacy in Afghanistan
June 11, 2001
Letter to the Editor

A responsible critique of BAMN
May 29, 2001

The hydra-head of censorship
May 14, 2001

Greece, the Pope, and Western media
April 30, 2001

I’m sorry Ms. Albright, I am for real
April 11, 2001
Letter to the Editor

Fashionable racism
March 28, 2001

Palestine: lessons from the Holocaust
March 14, 2001
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Activists need to broaden their horizons
February 23, 2001

‘Racializing’ and its downfalls
February 9, 2001

Some News Articles

Here is an article on me debating the Iraq war
March 21, 2003

Another article on the Iraq War debate
February 6, 2003

An article on divestment from Israel
December 5, 2002

An Article on the Mid East Conflict
November 14, 2002