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A burnt building inside the US Embassy compound in Benghazi, Libya (Photo credit: STRINGER/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Needs To Stay At The White House During Middle East Protests

President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.

09/13/2012

A vehicle and the surrounding area are engulfed in flames after it was set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012. (STR/AFP/GettyImages)

Romney, Obama Trade Barbs Over Middle East Attack That Killed Bay Area Native

Republican challenger Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama’s administration on Wednesday of showing weakness in the face of tumultuous events that left four U.S. diplomats, including a Bay Area native, dead in the Middle East.

09/12/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Criticism Of Obama’s Foreign Policy Is On Target

As unfortunate as the events are, Romney’s comments about Obama ring true. Prior to the tragic event and even after, President Obama appears to excuse and apologize for the horrendous events that take place in the world – including those against Americans.

09/12/2012

Gabriela Saucedo Mercer (Credit: SaucedoMercer.com)

Opinion: AZ Republican: We Don’t Want Middle Easterners Here

Republican efforts to promote hatred across racial and religious lines are heating up this electoral season. They have found a new warrior to promote the cause in Arizona, Gabriela Saucedo Mercer. Mercer has questioned whether Middle Easterners should be in the US “either legally or illegally”.

08/29/2012

Egyptian anti-government protesters shout slogans as they march in the coastal city of Alexandria on February 11, 2011.

Tech Report: Arab Spring A Hot Topic At Middle East Technology Conference

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid looks at what is of interest to many in the Middle East at a technology conference in Qatar.

03/07/2012

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As Iraq War Ends, Vallejo Soldiers Head To Kuwait

On the same day that an official end to the war in Iraq was signaled by US officials, more than a dozen soldiers from an army reserve unit in Vallejo are headed back to the Middle East.

12/15/2011

Afghan Delegation Tours East Bay Sites

An 11-member delegation from Afghanistan has spent the last four days touring a number of locations in the East Bay in order to establish better cultural relationships.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/09/2011

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Silicon Valley Web Filtering Products Linked To Censorship In Middle East

Software companies point out they have no control over how any customer – whether it is a business, individual, or a foreign government – ultimately uses a product.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/28/2011

A Libyan warplane was shot down over the outskirts of Benghazi on Saturday. (Anja Niedringhaus / AP)

KCBS In Depth: Tensions In The Middle East

Airstrikes and fighting continue in Libya as civilians look to oust Moammar Ghadafi from his position of power.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/27/2011

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Bay Area Scholars Hail Mubarak Decision To Step Down

The resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Friday was considered a favorable action by several Bay Area professors and residents who have been affected by recent events in the Middle East.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/11/2011

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