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Dr James Zogby



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Ferguson shows truth of civil rights in US

We want to ignore it, but we cannot and should not forget the simple truth that our nation was born in sin — slavery was its name...

Obama's Iraq policy passing first hurdle

In the face of oppressive sectarian behaviour, a disaffected insurgency in the restive Anbar region was inevitable. And as Maliki's brutal response matched that of his Syrian neighbour and ally...

Bibi has mastered the art of killing peace

Palestinian spokespersons say that in forcing them to accept this designation, what Netanyahu wants is for Palestinians to accept the Israeli historical narrative and to deny their own...

Discriminations still define American life

It's time to reflect on the contributions African Americans have made to the nation's history and to take note of the progress that has been made in advancing racial equality ...

Loss of hope and trust has become significant

What will be important to consider is not just the terms of the “deal” reached by the Israeli and Palestinian negotiators, but their ability to “sell it” to their wary publics ...

The myths which are impeding peace

Despite holding firm with these mind-numbing negative views, my visitor insisted that he was a “peacenik” and expressed hope that US Secretary of State John Kerry's efforts would bear fruit...

Take a deep breath ...

At this point we have no idea what US Secretary of State John Kerry is going to propose to the Israelis and Palestinians...

Mandela and Arafat

The fundamental difference between Arafat's situation and that faced the South African and Russian leaders was that when Mandela and Yeltsin assumed the presidency...

Using and abusing polls

It is true that the Muslim Brotherhood still has the confidence of 34 per cent of Egyptians. But confidence doesn't equal support and it's not possible to positively spin or boast about this number when the poll also shows that one-half of all Egyptians want the Brotherhood to be banned...

Arab Americans are Dearborn's future

Dearborn stands as a model success story for Arab Americans. Not only are they one-third the city's population of almost 100,000, they are also one-third of its registered voters. Arab American businesspeople are the engine providing jobs and growth to the region...

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