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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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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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Ending the war in Syria

  • New steps — albeit small and tentative — have been taken toward ending the war in Syria. The United Nations Security Council has adopted Resolution 2254, expressing its backing for a transition out of the conflict, and the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) has set a date for its next...
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The year that ended an epoch?

  • As 2016 came to an end, the outlook for 2017 is shrouded in uncertainty. Tensions in the Middle East are rising, and populist movements have appeared in Europe and the US.In the Middle East, the tragic conflict in Syria continues, despite several fruitless attempts at rapprochement, which were...
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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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A false spring at the spring meetings?

  • Every spring, international bureaucrats flock to Washington, as reliably as swallows to Capistrano, for the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank, where they exchange information about their local economies and policy prospects. Because these officials atte...
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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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