Middle East studies in the News
$150,000 Reward Offered for Obama Khalidi Tape
The Cleveland Leader
A letter was sent via e-mail to the Associated Press and UrbanConservative.com offering a $150,000 reward for the person who can provide the video of Senator Barack Obama that is being held by the Los Angeles Times. The video is of a 2003 party Obama attended for a Palestinian-American professor and critic of Israel, Rashid Khalidi.
The content of the e-mail was as follows:
Attached to the e-mail was the following scanned letter:
Also in attendance at the event in question were the following individuals:
Earlier Wednesday, John McCain's campaign accused the Los Angeles Times of "intentionally suppressing" a videotape they obtained of a 2003 banquet where Barack Obama spoke of his close friendship with Rashid Khalidi, a leading Palestinian scholar, activist, and PLO sympathizer.Note: Articles listed under "Middle East studies in the News" provide information on current developments concerning Middle East studies on North American campuses. These reports do not necessarily reflect the views of Campus Watch and do not necessarily correspond to Campus Watch's critique.
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