Defund Islamophobia Now


by Donna Nevel While a commitment to standing with the Muslim community against Islamophobia is as important as ever, words are meaningless if not backed up in real ways that reflect this commitment. That means definitively opposing all forms of… Continue Reading  

The Project for an Anti-Trump Century


by Ali Gharib and Jim Lobe Robert Kagan made the first splash. In the hawkish opinion pages of The Washington Post, Kagan declared that, in a presidential contest between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, he’s voting for the Democrat. Then… Continue Reading  

The Jewish Communal Fund Invests in Islamophobia


by Eli Clifton Donald Trump’s proposal to ban Muslim immigration to the U.S. brought an outcry from across the political spectrum. The idea that the leading candidate for the Republican presidential nomination could propose a policy of outright discrimination based… Continue Reading  

Dennis Ross: Blame America First!


by Ali Gharib The excerpt from former Obama administration official Dennis Ross’s new book, which ran recently in Politico Magazine, is a remarkable document. The excerpt is headlined “How Obama Got to ‘Yes’ on Iran: The Inside Story,” but that’s… Continue Reading  

The Mystery of Mark Kirk’s Motivations


by Jim Lobe Eli and Ali have rendered a great service — and a must-read — by disclosing the contents of a private briefing by Illinois Republican Sen. Mark Kirk on the Iran nuclear negotiations he gave to invited supporters Monday. If any additional evidence were needed… Continue Reading