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Top Gun McSally Sues U.S.
On top of the world, or in the doghouse? How a victory by Martha McSally against the U.S. Air Force in Saudi Arabia may kill her military career, and thwart queer rights at home. (12-10-01)

Gay Muslims in the Post-Attack World
The Gully speaks with Pakistani-American, Faisal Alam, who talks about being gay and Muslim as hate crimes surge in the U.S., and queers abroad bear the brunt of Bush's uncritical choice of allies. (10-27-01)

Will Bush Unstick Head from Middle East Sand?
As violence between Palestinians and Israelis continued to spiral out of control, Bush and Cheney pretend the world does not exist. (5-23-01)

United States: The Tobacco Presidency
The tobacco-indebted George W. Bush, and the devastating effects of the tobacco industry's expansion in developing countries. (3-19-01)

Middle East: Colin Powell and the Burning Bush
As U.S. bombers hit Iraq, Colin Powell breezes through the Middle East, hitting six countries in four days. Palestinians aren't impressed. (2-26-01)

Iran: A Mother Takes On The Ayatollah
While Iran's hardline Muslims shut down reformist newspapers, and parade 'errant' journalists through court, lesbian, gay and transgendered people struggle to survive. Meet an unlikely activist. (11-13-00)

Venezuela and the Oil Crisis: The Colonial Script
Will election year Washington cast Hugo Chavez, Venezuela's independent-minded President, as oil crisis villain? A peek at Iran, Cuba disasters gives us a preview of the consequences. (9-13-00)

Iraqi Bombshells — Still!
Ten years after the 1990 Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, and 9 after the Gulf War, the U.S. and Allies are still dropping bombs in Iraq. (8-20-00)

Iran: Press, Pop, Big Oil
The Ayatollah Ali Khamenei intervened in Tehran to kill free press legislation, while Googoosh, an Iranian diva sang from the safety of Vancouver, Canada "Why is it these days that singing is a crime?" and Hugo Chavez waits in the wings. (8-13-00)


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