He fled the Middle East after the Gulf War with his wife and son. Mr. Elaasar is a prolific writer. He wrote for several publications in the US and the Middle East in both English and Arabic. He is author of a recently released book titled "Silent Victims: The Plight of Arab & Muslim Americans in post 9/11 America", published by Author House.
The AFL-CIO and Change to Win are at the crossroads. The crisis needs the intervention of the oppressed, multinational working class, in unity with the nationally and socially oppressed people’s movements and communities, to organize for major battles in the days to come.