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History repeats as we watch the treatment of arab americans today natsu taylor saito, symbolism under siege: japanese american redress and the racing of arab americans as terrorists, 8 asian law journal 1, 11-17, 24-26 (may 2001)(citations omitted. 4 estimates of the size of the arab-american community by scholars and community leaders vary widely suez canal, which sidetracked world traffic from syria to egypt and made the trip to the far east so easy and fast that japanese silk became a major competitor for the lebanese silk industry.
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American arabs among those who fought during world war ii by ray hananiamore than 15,000 americans of arab heritage fought during world war ii to defend the united states against the japanese and their german nazi and italian fascist axis powersseveral served in prominent positions including army off. Article about how the legacy of the korematsu supreme court decision relates to how arabs americans are treated in post-9/11 us society. An arab american internment eric l muller this nation has just suffered a vicious surprise attack on its own soil, apparently by people of a different race and culture. Welcome to the new sheknows community, where you can share your stories, ideas and connect with millions of women get started. News about arab-americans commentary and archival information about arab-americans from the new york times. Like the chinese, japanese in america, and later koreans, faced the irony of being recruited for labor asian customs and values an essay about asian american bicultural identity, traditional values, and customs from root cultures.
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