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Major changes needed to bring the UN into the 21st century

  • When the UN was founded in 1945, following the end of the Second World War, it replaced the League of Nations, which had failed to prevent that war. The new organization consisted of 51 member nations, with special powers for the five key Allied countries that won the war — the US, the Soviet U...
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US presidential election 2024: Ramaswamy might be Arab Americans’ only real option

  • For most candidates who want to become president of the US, the debate over Israel will focus almost exclusively on who supports it the most aggressively. Candidates who embrace the international rule of law, true democracy and compromise based on fairness — meaning that they also support Pal...
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Can the US trust Israel to live up to its visa waiver agreement? 

  • President Joe Biden last month allowed Israel to join the US’ Visa Waiver Program — an important decision that grants special privileges to Israeli citizens who enter the country.  From the end of next month, travelers with Israeli citizenship will be able to stay in the US for up to 90 ...
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Gaza war should change how Arab and Muslim Americans vote

  • The Gaza War should be an eyeopener for every Arab and Muslim American and wake them up to the reality of US politics.   Besides the fact that the violence in the Middle East is divided by a distorted sense of Western morality, in which Israeli lives matter but Arab and Muslim lives do no...
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America’s ‘dual’ concerns for Israel-Gaza victims driven by hypocrisy

  • No word defines the American approach to policy, violence or peace in the Middle East more than “dual.” That is because America long ago decided to support Israel no matter what it does or what it demands. The US’ relationship with Israel is based on hypocrisy and exceptions — hypocrisy on viol...
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Vietnam and Gaza: How truth will change American attitudes

  • Israel has always had the upper hand both in violence and the propaganda war against the Palestinians, with the backing of Western politicians and a heavily slanted news media.  Hamas attacked and reportedly killed 1,400 Israelis, including women and children, on Oct. 7. US politicians a...
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How anti-war protesters can get regular Americans on their side

  • Sometimes I wonder if Arab and Muslim Americans understand that, to change the country, you have to connect with Americans in a compelling and reasoned manner, not pander to their own communities. Every time there is an Israeli military assault on Palestinian civilians, Arab and Muslim Americ...
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Americans finally beginning to see through the pro-Israel propaganda

  • Israel’s government has always enjoyed preferential treatment in the US, despite its many war crimes, its violence and even its killings of American citizens. The Israeli lobby has managed to dominate the US Congress through decades of pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into congressiona...
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Arab and Muslim Americans’ ‘moral flight’ from Biden far from pointless

  • The biased left-wing American news media, which favors the reelection of President Joe Biden next year, knows it has a big problem in the face of Arab and Muslim American anger over Israel’s violence in Gaza. In what can be termed a “moral flight,” Arab and Muslim Americans, who helped Biden w...
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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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