What Is Facebook Trying to Do?

Mark Zuckerberg giving 2018 Facebook keynote address (Anthony Quintano via Flickr)

by James J. Zogby This week, Facebook made a rather strange and disturbing set of announcements. In response to concerns raised by several civil rights organizations—including my own, the Arab American Institute—about hate groups using their platform to harass and at… Continue Reading  

Obama’s Nuclear Paradox

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by John Feffer Of all the accomplishments and disappointments of the Obama presidency, his nuclear weapons policy is the greatest. Yes, you read that correctly. Obama’s approach to nukes will be his most significant legacy as well as his most… Continue Reading  

McConnell in 2007: Hagel “One of the Premier Foreign Policy Voices”

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In 2007, Sen. Minority Leader praised Chuck Hagel as “one of the premier foreign policy voices (and) one of the giants in the United States Senate.” Continue Reading  

Who is the No. 1 Counter-Jihadi? Gaffney or May?

There’s been a little bit of a sideshow setting up this year’s CPAC confab. Arch-Islamophobe Frank Gaffney was booted from the Conservative Political Action Conference agenda. At Religion Dispatches, Sarah Posner spoke with Suhail Khan, a Muslim conservative and board member… Continue Reading  

Senate Iran Hawks: ‘No enrichment’ for Tehran

Five Senators sent a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday warning the administration not to offer concessions in upcoming talks with Iran over its nuclear program. If Obama takes the advice, experts say, it could sink his engagement… Continue Reading