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Obama failed to deliver on promises to Arabs, Muslims

  • When it comes to the issues of peace, justice and human rights in the Middle East, President Barack Obama is an enigma. No other president has promised more to Arabs, Muslims and Palestinians and achieved so little. It’s an important lesson for Arabs in American politics. It’s not what it claims...
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Reason not emotion with Trump can save Palestine

  • President-elect Donald J. Trump defied all predictions Tuesday night and soundly defeated his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, causing many who opposed him to wonder what policies he will pursue.Most shocked were American Muslims who took his campaign rhetoric at face value rather than...
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How debate on ‘Trump-Muslims’ chokes Palestine rights

  • Many Arabs and Muslims are angry over President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign rhetoric vowing to halt Muslim immigration until immigration screening process can be improved.Most are reacting with emotion rather than with reason or logic, and in the long run, the foes of Islam will actually...
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America’s empty ‘happy talk’ on Palestine coming to an end

  • US President-elect Donald Trump is doing exactly what Palestinians and the Arab world need. He is throwing out all the useless, do-nothing “happy talk” about saving Palestine and Jerusalem that has put the Arab and Muslim worlds in a coma. Arabs and Muslims do not see it because their minds are...
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UN vote a slap at Netanyahu rather than defense of peace

  • Much is being made of US President Barack Obama’s decision not to veto a UN Security Council resolution declaring what the whole world already believes: Israel’s settlements violate international law.Israel’s extremist Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to withdraw from the UN body....
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Without Arab action, Kerry’s truths mean nothing

  • Although you have to tip your hat to Barack Obama for at least trying to expose the lies of Israel’s government, the real hero in his fast-ending presidency is Secretary of State John Kerry, an American hero in every sense of the word. He was a military hero whose record was trashed by well...
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It is not about money, but PR power

  • A donation of $25,000 to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which helps Palestinian refugees abandoned and abused by Israel, may not sound like much, but it is. The donation came from Kal Penn, an actor starring in the hit TV series “Designated Survivor” as a White House spokesman.Penn, who...
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How Hollywood movies define US policies

  • The battle between the biased US news media and President Donald Trump was not the only thing on the minds of Americans during these past few weeks. Nearly 20 million of them went to theaters to watch “Patriots Day,” a dramatization of how two Chechen Muslims killed four Americans and injured...
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A deep and dangerous knowledge gap

  • Americans are the most educated people in the world but the least educated about the world. The American education gap widens when it comes to topics of the Middle East, an area they should be better informed about considering that in the past nearly two decades, more Americans were killed or...
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Arab American journalists under siege

  • Arab American journalism is under siege in America, not just from anti-Arab and anti-Muslim activists, but also from mainstream American journalists themselves. Mainstream American news media have been the primary source to fuel rising anti-Arab discrimination and stereotypes; they have done ev...
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