The Struggle to Advocate for Palestinians Has Never Been Easy

by James J. Zogby It has never been easy for Arab Americans to advocate for Palestinian rights, and although we’ve made real progress, the challenges continue to grow. I learned early on that this wasn’t ever going to be a… Continue Reading  

What Kerry Did

by James J. Zogby Secretary of State John Kerry’s valedictory speech on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict unleashed a firestorm of criticism from the very same folks who had just finished hyperventilating over the US abstention on a Security Council resolution a… Continue Reading  

Putting Middle East Christians at Risk

by James J. Zogby This week a coalition of mostly far-right “Christian” organizations hosted a conference in Washington that claimed to be defending persecuted minorities in the Middle East. Given the very real threat facing vulnerable ancient religious communities at… Continue Reading  

Arab Publics Prefer Light U.S. Footprint, Even in Syria

by Jim Lobe In contrast to some of their leaders, people across the Arab world prefer President Barack Obama’s efforts to reduce Washington’s military footprint in the Middle East to the approach favored by neoconservatives and other U.S. hawks, according… Continue Reading