Trump Justifies Executive Orders with Exaggerations Grounded in Bias

by James J. Zogby By now, Donald Trump’s penchant for exaggeration and self-promotion has become well-established. Whether born of a form of pathological narcissism or just plain hucksterism, his need to claim that everything he does is the biggest and… Continue Reading  

Keeping America Safe: From the Vulnerable

by Rana Allam Donald Trump is indeed fulfilling his campaign promises, regardless of how controversial, inhumane or outright ridiculous. His first four executive orders (EO), all controversial, have sparked outrage from civil and human rights advocates. Another EO would suspend… Continue Reading  

Iran and the Misdirected New Visa Rules

by Paul R. Pillar The Obama administration has expressed its intention to make a needed correction, albeit only a partial one, to a badly flawed and misdirected piece of legislation that was an emotional response to fears about terrorism and… Continue Reading