Persian Gulf

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    Top 10 Middle Eastern restaurants in the Twin Cities

    Ah, the cradle of civilization: birthplace of modern agriculture, organized religion, and falafel. The Midwest isn't exactly a Mecca of, well, Mecca-inspired cuisine, but we do have a handful of Middle Eastern restaurants here in the Twin Cities worth seeking out when those kabob cravings strike. He ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Paul Berglund of The Bachelor Farmer: A chef in the making, part 1

    Since opening its doors last summer, The Bachelor Farmer has become one of the Twin Cities' it dining spots. Owned by Eric and Andrew Dayton (sons of a certain hockey-loving governor), it's been lauded locally and nationally, and last month it received a James Beard semifinalist nod for Best New Res ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Rising Twin Cities gas prices: Iran to blame?

    ‚ÄčThe average gas price in the Twin Cities as of Monday was $3.27 per-gallon -- 19 cents more than a year ago and 8 cents more than just a week ago. Who or what's to blame for this new-found pain at the pump? Patrick DeHaan, a senior petroleum analyst for, says we should pin the blame ... More >>

  • Feature

    March 26, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 22, 2008

    Daniel Ellsberg: Beyond the Pentagon Papers

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    Daniel Ellsberg leaked the Pentagon Papers, he's been arrested more than 70 times, and he won the Right Livelihood Award. Basically, he makes other politic ... More >>

  • News

    April 19, 2006

    Your M-SPIFF 12-Pack

    A dozen discerning film fest picks

  • Movies

    December 7, 2005

    Oil Spill

    Petroleum-based spy thriller fails to strike black gold

  • Movies

    September 14, 2005
  • Music

    March 19, 2003

    The Emperor's New Groove

    War and terror have a soundtrack: It's called Godspeed You! Black Emperor

  • Arts

    March 5, 2003

    Desert Fatigues

    In a new memoir, former marine Joel Turnipseed loses his personal philosophy while winning the Gulf War

  • News

    September 18, 2002

    Chickenshit, Interrupted

    No one calls Paul Wellstone an outsider any more

  • News

    January 16, 2002

    United They Sit

    Minnesota's senators were supposed to be the type to stand up for social programs, the environment, and civil liberties. So why are critics left and right accusing them of lying down on the job?

  • Movies

    August 22, 2001

    Shoot 'Em All!

    Apocalypse Now Redux extends an epic allegory of American megalomania into the 21st Century

  • Movies

    October 6, 1999

    Veni, Vidi, Vici

    The gallows comedy Three Kings returns to the dark eye of Desert Storm

  • Books

    February 25, 1998
  • Feature

    January 22, 1997
  • Books

    April 3, 1996
  • News

    October 4, 1995

    Collateral Damage

    Candice Roark was a healthy 20-year-old when she was sent to the Persian Gulf in 1991. Now she has a pacemaker, fainting spells, and a lot of unanswered questions about what made her and thousands of other soldiers sick.