The House That Bibi Built

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by James J. Zogby For half of the past two decades Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu has served as prime minister of Israel. Whatever his ultimate fate (given the ongoing criminal investigations he is currently facing), it is clear that he has… Continue Reading  

The History of Anti-Arab Sentiment Is Too Deep, the Pain Too Real

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by James J. Zogby A week ago, a pro-Israel media monitoring group accused me of making “an unsubstantiated charge that Israel supporters are responsible” for discrimination, hate crimes, and the political exclusion of Arab Americans. Because this issue is so… Continue Reading  

Perhaps This Time Israeli-Palestinian Peace (But Don’t Bet on It)

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by Robert E. Hunter On the occasion of Israel’s 69th birthday, it is worth reflecting that every US president, from Harry Truman onward, has tried to arrange peace between Israel and its neighbors. Some have produced partial success, notably Jimmy… Continue Reading  

Those Missile Strikes Were Old News

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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 were more useful than… Continue Reading  

A Real Reset with Russia or Just a Roll of the Dice?

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by Robert E. Hunter Eight years ago, newly minted Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presented Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov with a “reset button” for US-Russian relations. Unfortunately, the word the US chose in Russian for “reset” actually meant “overload.”… Continue Reading