The “Trump Effect” on Attitudes Toward Arabs and Muslims

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by James J. Zogby Are anti-Arab and anti-Muslim sentiments on the rise in the US? And what are the best ways to combat them? These were some of the questions we discussed at the 2017 “Global Peace and the Fear… Continue Reading  

Anti-Iran Deal Billionaire Tom Kaplan Lashes Out at Iran

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by Eli Clifton A couple hours before and a few blocks away from where President Donald Trump delivered a speech to the United Nations on Monday, a group of anti-Iran deal advocates held their annual conference at the midtown Manhattan… Continue Reading  

Fired NSC Staffer Had History of Spreading Anti-Muslim Conspiracy Theories

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by Eli Clifton Rich Higgins, the former Pentagon official and director for strategic planning at the National Security Council, was fired last month after circulating a memo claiming that enemies of the president were “globalists,” “Islamists,” and “cultural Marxists” working… 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