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The Arab World’s Christians: Easter 2017

Published on April 15th, 2017 | by Guest

by James J. Zogby This year there will no Easter celebrations for Coptic Christians in Upper Egypt. Out of concern for their security and out of respect for the 45 Christians who were victims of two ... Read More


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New Trump, Old Bottles

Published on April 14th, 2017 | by John Feffer

by John Feffer It didn’t take long for Donald Trump to discover that U.S. foreign policy is about as easy to turn around as a warship in dry dock. Despite any number of promises to shake ... Read More


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What We Can Learn from Spicer’s Gaffes

Published on April 14th, 2017 | by Mitchell Plitnick

by Mitchell Plitnick White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has a difficult job. Turning Donald Trump’s messages into comprehensible, even respectable, public statements is a tough go. But even taking that into account, his performance has ... Read More


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Those Missile Strikes Were Old News

Published on April 13th, 2017 | by Thomas Lippman

by Thomas W. Lippman Military analysts and political commentators have deluged their readers over the past week with their views about the U.S. missile strike on Syria ordered by President Donald Trump. Some of the assessments ... Read More


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Rebekah Mercer Joins Board of Anti-Muslim Think Tank

Published on April 13th, 2017 | by Eli Clifton

by Eli Clifton Earlier this month, Rebekah Mercer, the daughter of billionaire Trump backer Robert Mercer, was listed as a member of the “Board of Governors,” of the Gatestone Institute, a New York City-based anti-Muslim organization ... Read More


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Congress Debates Syria, Iran

Published on April 12th, 2017 | by Lara Friedman

by Lara Friedman As we have over the past two years, LobeLog is posting excerpts from the Legislative Round-up published weekly when Congress is in session by the inimitable Lara Friedman, previously of Americans for Peace Now and ... Read More


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