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James J. Zogby



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In Gaza, nightmare continues unabated

Like Isis, Hamas owes its lineage to the brutality of the occupation and despair of the Palestinian people. Like average Syrians and Iraqis, Palestinians want to live normal lives...

Yet, Israel claims it is a moral country

The stark contradiction between how they see themselves and the reality of what they were doing, has led the Israeli leadership to develop a rather bizarre form of denial...

It's time for the United Nations to intervene

This souring of the mood in both societies is an old story born of a conflict that has helped one people, dispossessing and victimising another people...

Making up history to make your case

In 2009, Iraq's peace was a faux peace. Lives had been shattered by the war, as had the social fabric of the country. Years of ethnic/sect cleansing had taken a toll. ...

Nothing good will come out of the kidnapping

While Netanyahu has declared with certainty that Hamas is responsible for the kidnapping, no evidence for this charge has been offered, and to a Hamas-hating Israeli public, no evidence is needed...

Who lost Iraq? What we can do about it?

Iraqi people were deeply divided about the US presence and its withdrawal. The majority wanted the US out but were concerned that with the departure they would be vulnerable and at risk...

Polls show Arabs' lack of confidence in US

Iraq and Afghanistan left enormous destruction, uncertainty in their wake. As a result of the Iraq war sectarian strife was fuelled, extremism spread, and the prestige of the United States was damaged...

Netanyahu's logic is warped, manipulative

There are a lot of reasons for the peace effort's failure, but people in Israel shouldn't ignore the bitter truth — the primary sabotage came from the settlements...

No people immune from the pressures of history

What is important is that, in the midst of conflict, people be given a vision of the future and the possibility of change, precisely so that they do not surrender to despair...

Coddling Israeli right only emboldens them

For more than two decades now America has assumed for itself a unilateral role in Israeli-Palestinian peace-making...

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