May 6, 2007

Links for 05-07-2007

FP Blog: Are Muslim dress codes bad for women's health?
Some are repeating an old argument that Islamic dress is bad for women's health because they don't get enough sunlight. That's ridiculous because it entirely depends on these women's lifestyle choices of food and exercise. Women showing too much flesh might also get skin cancer, it depends on whether the cover their bodies or use protective creams, goes either way doesn't it.

Aljazeera: Saudi King Avoids Meeting Abbas
Abbas gets a sweet backhand from King Abdullah, he was left waiting for a phone that never came through - well deserved!

FP Blog: We detain kids?
US detained children as young as 7 and 9 and wives to pressure suspects (not to mention torture). How is that different from the thugs and terrorists?

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