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2004 Stories by Kareem Fahim

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  • Saddam Hussein's Lawyer Aims for Bush

    published December 14, 2004

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Curtis Doebbler, a human rights lawyer who has been retained to defend Saddam Hussein in his upcoming war crimes... More >>

  • Iraq's Gravity Pulls a Soldier Down

    published November 23, 2004

    Among the family, friends, and colleagues who inhabited his short life, the broad, handsome National Guardsman went by several names. His... More >>

  • Yasir Arafat, 1929–2004

    published November 9, 2004

    The reports from the battles in Iraqi cities like Najaf and Falluja recall scenes from another restive town, decades ago, in the Jordan River... More >>

  • Bush Envoy Calls on Israel to Release Jailed Palestinian Leader

    published November 2, 2004

    During an interview with host Larry King on CNN last night, James. A Baker, the former U.S. secretary of state, who currently serves as the Bush... More >>

  • First the Guns, Now the Butter

    published October 12, 2004

    SANAA, YEMEN—In this impoverished Arab nation, George W. Bush's America is at once the brute and the redeemer. In some eyes, it's a... More >>

  • Meanwhile in Palestine

    published September 28, 2004

    CAIRO—The invasion of Jabaliya, a refugee camp in northern Gaza and essentially a city of 100,000 Palestinians, has the makings of a... More >>

  • The Challenger

    published September 21, 2004

    CAIRO—One night last week, on the ground floor of a cavernous community center in the working-class neighborhood of Bab Al-Sha'araya,... More >>

  • Escape From Sudan

    published September 7, 2004

    CAIRO, EGYPT—Two old friends in Sudan fled for their lives this spring, separately, each powerless to aid the other's migration north... More >>

  • A Melee in Boston

    published July 20, 2004

    BOSTON—The Veterans for Peace stood on the wings at Sunday's anti-war protest in Boston Common, next to their banners, patiently,... More >>

  • Joseph Wilson to ACLU Audience: "Be Very, Very Afraid."

    published July 20, 2004

    BOSTON—"A funny thing happened to me on the way to Boston," said former ambassador Joseph Wilson, who famously didn’t find any... More >>

  • Obama!

    published July 20, 2004

    Last night Barack Obama spoke for Illinois, “the crossroads of the nation,” from his own station at the junction of cultures.... More >>

  • Democratic Convention, Celebrity Heaven

    published July 20, 2004

    BOSTON—Looking very much like presidential candidates at an informal debate, a group of celebrities got together this afternoon at... More >>

  • For Early-Bird Delegates, Willie Nelson and a Killer Seat

    published July 20, 2004

    BOSTON—The minder caught Patsy Whitefoot kissing Carole King. "She played earlier," Whitefoot cooed, after King's chaperone had... More >>

  • The Rise Of The Machines

    published July 13, 2004

    In the dank back room of an East Village bar, Teresa Hommel, assisted by a laptop and projector, fervently warned a gathering of Democrats last... More >>

  • The Un-Convention: When Hackers Attack, Resistance Is Futile

    published June 29, 2004

    Forget August's approaching elephants. The real giants are in midtown next week for the hackers' ball, a two-day warm-up of resistance and... More >>

  • Have a Nice Country

    published June 22, 2004

    For a few weeks in the spring of 2003, when the war in Iraq had ended and U.S. officials still stubbornly avoided the word "occupation,"... More >>

  • Bush's Middle East Plan, Interrupted

    published June 8, 2004

    George W. Bush's promise to reform the Middle East, first made in a November 2003 speech to the National Endowment for Democracy, is by now a... More >>

  • Lost in America

    published May 18, 2004

    By the thousands, the curious still combed the Internet for poor Nicholas Berg last week. The young American businessman, killed by some... More >>

  • Remote Control

    published May 4, 2004

    There are moments in Jehane Noujaim's well-timed documentary about the satellite television channel Al Jazeera when the measureless breach between... More >>

  • More Allegations From Guantánamo Link Abuses to Abu Ghraib

    published May 4, 2004

    Two former inmates at Guantánamo Bay have said that they were either subjected to or witnessed some of the same methods of harsh... More >>

  • Decently, Kill the Muslims

    published April 20, 2004

    Jay Severin, a Boston radio talk show host, had some advice on the subject of Muslims for a... More >>

  • No More Neutral in Iraq

    published April 6, 2004

    Last week's deadly paroxysm in Iraq spread its malice widely, bringing harm to hundreds of Iraqi civilians, an untold number of Iraqi rebels,... More >>

  • Season of Evil

    published March 30, 2004

    Last Saturday morning, 19-year-old Jacqueline Murekatete found herself sharing a dais at New York University with Richard Goldstone, the eminent... More >>

  • The Invisible Men

    published March 23, 2004

    While the nation focused on Richard Clarke's allegations last week, CIA director George Tenet let slip other revelations in his testimony to the... More >>

  • Iraq's Children of the Bomblet

    published March 16, 2004

    In the months after the Iraq war, the unexploded bomblets sat idly in parks, sandlots, school yards, and fields, waiting for kids. Nihad... More >>

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