Rashid Khalidi

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Meet Obama's New Old 'Radical' Pal

(Newser) - Ever since an April story in the LA Times linked him with Barack Obama, friends say Rashid Khalidi has expected to be vilified along the lines of Bill Ayers. The Manhattan-born Columbia professor is an advocate for Palestinian rights and once likened Israeli policies to apartheid. This week John McCain... More »

McCain Camp: LA Times Is Suppressing Obama Video

Paper accused of concealing candidate's links to Palestinian scholar

(Newser) - The McCain campaign is accusing the Los Angeles Times of shirking its journalistic duty by sitting on a tape of Barack Obama speaking at a 2003 dinner in honor of a Palestinian-American scholar and activist. The Times—which wrote about the tape in an April article on Obama's ties to... More »

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