Slouching Toward Mar-a-Lago

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by Andrew J. Bacevich Like it or not, the president of the United States embodies America itself. The individual inhabiting the White House has become the preeminent symbol of who we are and what we represent as a nation and… 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  

Poll: Negative Campaign Against Arabs and Muslims Has Consequences

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by James J. Zogby While, as president, Donald Trump has worked to cultivate a relationship with Arab leaders, the antipathy towards Arabs and Muslims that he and his party have cultivated in recent years continues to have a worrisome impact… Continue Reading  

Why the Emoluments Clause Matters

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by Paul R. Pillar A lawsuit filed by Maryland and the District of Columbia is the second such suit alleging that President Donald Trump is violating the clause in the U.S. Constitution that prohibits officials from accepting emoluments from foreign… Continue Reading  

Gorka’s Beltway Boosters Leave Him Hanging

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by Eli Clifton Sebastian Gorka, deputy assistant to President Donald Trump, might be on his way out of the White House. Following LobeLog’s February article on the White House staffer wearing a medallion from a Hungarian nationalist organization with a… Continue Reading