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Rebranding ourselves as ‘Arabs’ in the Trump era

  • It is time for the Arab World and Arab people to rebrand themselves in the era of newly elected President Donald Trump if we expect to see our issues addressed fairly.Arabs can sit back and let events overtake us the way they always do. Or, we can become active and do what needs to be done that...
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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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Will Hillary make it?

  • Whether the latest addendum to Hillary Clinton’s e-mail debacle is over-eager bureaucracy by FBI director James Comey, or a procedural necessity in terms of accountability, it is clear that the orthopedic boot of containment that Hillary’s team has placed on her Achilles heel of questionable...
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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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Israel’s strategy to erase the word ‘Occupation’ and Palestine

  • Recently, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) voted to approve a draft resolution that would recognize damage Israel’s government has done to Christian and especially Muslim sites in Occupied Jerusalem....
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Seeing Trump through the eyes of an Arab American

  • Despite having a substantial voting presence in America over the past half century, Arab Americans face a cynical choice when it comes to voting for president.We can’t escape the vacuum of the negativity between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The choice is between Trump, whose flippant...
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How Iran claims to support Palestinians, but is truly undermining them

  • Although much is made of the rising threat of Daesh and Al-Qaeda in the Middle East, one axis more threatening, is the violent coalition of Syria and Hezbollah, led by Iran.Iran is one of the most dangerous regimes in the greater Middle East region and its agenda has not changed since the Shah of...
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Don’t call us MENA in the census, call us Arabs!

  • In continuation of his efforts to change the US census, President Barack Obama has proposed a new classification to identify “Middle Eastern and North African” people in a new category called “MENA.”Although many are hailing Obama’s efforts, placing Arabs in the “MENA” category might actually...
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Pro-Israel? Or pro-Palestinian? What will be Obama’s legacy?

  • Many Arabs believed newly elected President Barack Obama would re-balance America’s heavily pro-Israel foreign policy, including establishing a Palestinian State.In fact Obama didn’t disappoint Arab world or Palestinian expectations when he embraced Palestinian rights and acknowledged Palestinian...
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Mullah, prince and taqiyah trap

  • Ever since they seized power in 1979, Iran’s ruling mullahs have faced the challenge of forging a synthesis between perception and reality. In almost every case, attempts at replacing reality with the perception of an ideal ends in grief. And in many cases, the ideological regime is prepared to...
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