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Burke Lecture 2008: The Challenge of Islamophobia

Posted by NT Wrong on July 4, 2008

On May 5, 2008, Khaled Abou El Fadl examined how preconceptions of the ‘oriental’ Islamic have determined the way in which invading American soldiers have abused, tortured and raped Iraqi civilians. He delivers the 2008 Burke Lecture, provided here on YouTube by the video’s rightful owners, University of California Television (58:30):

Happy 4th of July! Remember, do what we say, or we’ll bring democracy to your country.

3 Responses to “Burke Lecture 2008: The Challenge of Islamophobia”

  1. steph said

    I can’t listen to You Tube and I don’t know what this is about. But I’m glad that we don’t bow to America. Happy Independence Day. May you become self sufficient and independent – and isolationist or something.

  2. steph said

    Your Eminence – I didn’t mean you. I’ve always been sure you aren’t from there because there is something vaguely unpatriotic about the time.:-)

  3. America: The worst place in the world to live in– except for the rest of the world.

    Forget democracy: we’ll give you McDonald’s and Walmart if you don’t behave. Or worse yet, 24/7 American television.

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