J Street Unveils Very Interesting Poll of Jewish Voters

J Street has just published the results of a very interesting — and very encouraging — survey of Jewish voters, nationally and both in Ohio and Florida. I’ll probably write about this later today for IPS, but you should look… Continue Reading  

U.S. Muslims Could Be Critical Voting Bloc

via IPS News With Barack Obama and Mitt Romney virtually tied with Election Day less than two weeks away, Muslim voters could play an unexpected critical role in deciding the outcome Nov. 6. A poll of 500 registered Muslim voters released here… Continue Reading  

On Eve of Foreign Policy Debate, Voters Sour on Arab Spring

via IPS News On the eve of Monday’s foreign policy debate between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, the electorate appears increasingly disillusioned with the so-called Arab Spring, according to a new survey released by the Pew Research… Continue Reading  

Pushback Against Growing Islamophobia

via IPS News Faced with a rise in anti-Muslim sentiment and a well-funded campaign to promote Islamophobia, a coalition of faith and religious freedom groups Thursday said it will circulate a new pamphlet on frequently asked questions (FAQs) about Islam and U.S.… Continue Reading  

Anti-Iran Hawks Maintain P.R. Offensive

via IPS News When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the U.N. General Assembly last month that Iran’s nuclear programme was unlikely to breach his “red line” for presumed military action until next spring or summer, many observers here looked… Continue Reading