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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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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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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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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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Fake news vs. biased news in US’ political system

  • There is a big debate in America about the issue of “fake news” allegedly used to influence the minds of American voters to support Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton.The issue of “fake news” dominates the American news media, and that’s startling because the mainstream American news media is the...
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Anti-Muslim media bias calls for PR offensive

  • Maybe you read the story this past week about how a significant number of Muslims in Britain said they didn’t know who was responsible for the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States....
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Israel’s Arabs remain key to peace

  • If Palestinians are to have a voice in their future, it must begin inside Israel by Arabs who take the initiative to change Israel’s policies. Historically, Israel’s Arab population has boycotted Israeli elections in protest against Israel’s discriminatory policies against non-Jews. That changed...
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Trump, Obama and the ‘complacency of hope’

  • Somehow, Arabs have been herded into believing that we need “hope.”We have been convinced that we, Arabs, should just sit back and do nothing because someone is going to do for us what we need to do for ourselves, to achieve justice, peace and achieve equality in the world.The battle lines of...
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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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