What We Didn’t Know or Chose to Ignore About the ’67 War

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by James J. Zogby  In June of 1967, I was in the midst of my final weeks in college when the war broke out. At the time, I knew little about the Middle East, since I was more engaged in… Continue Reading  

Trump’s Travel Ban Signals a Dystopian Vision of America

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by Emile Nakhleh President Trump’s executive order suspending visas to nationals of seven Middle Eastern countries has created much confusion abroad, dissension at home, and a flurry of legal cases challenging the constitutionality of the order. Since all the seven… Continue Reading  

The Executive Order Puts Us in Limbo

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by Mina Al-Oraibi Sadness. Frustration. Encouragement. Bewilderment. Anger. Motivation. Name the emotion, I have gone through it since last Friday when President Donald Trump stuck to his campaign pledge and imposed a blanket travel ban on millions, while suspending refugee… Continue Reading  

Letter from 100-Plus National Security Leaders on Refugee Executive Order

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by Madeleine Albright, Janet Napolitano, Susan Rice, and others January 30, 2017 The Honorable John F. Kelly Secretary Department of Homeland Security 3801 Nebraska Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20036 The Honorable Sally Yates Acting Attorney General Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania… Continue Reading  

Trump Justifies Executive Orders with Exaggerations Grounded in Bias

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by James J. Zogby By now, Donald Trump’s penchant for exaggeration and self-promotion has become well-established. Whether born of a form of pathological narcissism or just plain hucksterism, his need to claim that everything he does is the biggest and… Continue Reading