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James J. Zogby



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Arab Americans are gearing up for 2016

So when a new generation of Arab American activists gather in Washington to lay the groundwork for their political work for the next two years, they will have the wind at the backs...

More to the US-Israel spat than meets eye

The President has long been frustrated by the Israeli Prime Minister's wily and often dishonest manoeuvring....

Politics as seen from the prism of values

Politics, I have learned is never easy or perfect, and rarely is it black and white. It is, however, a matter of values — how, as my mother would have said it...

Are 'experts' helping us to know more?

To hear these “experts” pontificating about Islam or Arab culture is more than annoying. It's downright dangerous. Instead of elevating the discourse, they dumb it down. ...

The forgotten front in the war against ISIS

The international community has been generous in providing support to the refugee population — though far short of the needs that exist...

A war worth fighting, but we're not there yet

Yet, there are indications that they may not support a US-led effort to oust the IS if they feel that the beneficiary will be the regime in Syria...

Ted Cruz puts on display his chilling ignorance

In fact, in the entire sad and sordid affair, the only ignorance and bigotry on display was that of the Senator. He cared not a bit for the feelings of Arab Christians...

We have to protect the Middle East minorities

Of course, given the onslaught of IS in Syria and Iraq and their horrific displays of violence and intolerance, the immediate question before us is what is to be done now to defend Christians and othe...

A valuable lesson we all ought to learn

When Democrats gathered in Chicago, in August, they were still reeling from the shock of these events. The Convention itself was a tumultuous affair that brought together all of the conflicting curren...

Short ceasefire brings little relief in Gaza

For many, this brief respite provided no relief since they emerged from their shelters only to find that the places they knew no longer existed...

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