The Iraq War: Fifteen Years Later


by James J. Zogby Over the next few weeks, I want to take a look back to February and March of 2003, to those fateful days leading up to the Bush administration’s disastrous invasion and occupation of Iraq. I remember… Continue Reading  

Our Political Dysfunction Has Turned Us Inward and That’s a Recipe for Disasters Ahead


by James J. Zogby Domestic American politics have become so cripplingly partisan that Congress can’t pass a long-term spending bill or deal the critical issues like immigration reform, comprehensive health care reform, or provide the massive funding needed to repair our… Continue Reading  

A Christmas Message to Vice-President Mike Pence


by James J. Zogby Mr. Vice President: As you celebrate Christmas with your family and listen to the gospel story of the birth of Jesus, I hope you will read and reflect on the following piece I wrote a few… Continue Reading  

The “Trump Effect” on Attitudes Toward Arabs and Muslims


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  

Trump’s Jerusalem Decision: A Fatal and Fateful Blow


by James J. Zogby  President Donald Trump’s decision to formally recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was irresponsible and dangerous for more reasons than I can count. Let me outline just a few of the principle concerns: While we have all… Continue Reading