The Arab world listened intently to Barack Obama six months after he was sworn in as US president, when he outlined his “new beginning” in relations with the “Muslim world” in his famous Cairo speech.
April 11, 2018
The US news media is stoking the violence in the Middle East by defending Israel and ignoring facts. This was obvious in the coverage of the 17 Palestinian civilians killed in the Gaza Strip during last Friday’s protests.
April 04, 2018
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia last week shattered many of the negative stereotypes about the Arab world that persist in America, and have defined the contentious relationship between the two.
March 28, 2018
Israel has adopted 65 laws that allow it to discriminate against non-Jews, even though its defenders claim that’s a stretch. Some of the laws they assert were actually approved by the British when they controlled Palestine during the post-First World War Mandate given to them by the League of Nat
March 21, 2018
Next week, Arab American voters may come of age in the American election system in Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District contest, which pits a strong liberal, Marie Newman, against a strong conservative, seven-term incumbent Dan Lipinski, both Democrats.
March 14, 2018
At no moment in American life do Arabs feel so marginalized each year than during the presentation of the Oscars at the Academy Awards. This past Sunday, the Oscars marked their 90th year celebrating “great” movies.
March 07, 2018
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas may not have the best communications team to convey his words and deeds, but he has been consistent from day one.
February 28, 2018
Many ethnic and racial groups have faced discrimination in America before eventually overcoming it. For example, Illinois candidate for Governor Chris Kennedy, the son of assassinated US Senator Robert F.
February 21, 2018
To the world, Ahmad Jarrar was a “terrorist” who murdered “innocent” Israeli Rabbi Raziel Shevach near his settlement outside of Nablus last month.
February 14, 2018
It is not hard to understand the frustration and anger Palestinians and Arabs feel in the face of continued abuse by Israel’s government, whose policies are not only destroying any chance of peace, but also encouraging more violence and death.
February 07, 2018