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Trump/Netanyahu Meet: an Exercise in Fawning, Fantasy, and Anti-Palestinian Incitement

Published 22.02.2017
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's meeting with US President Donald Trump was overshadowed by dramatic and unsettling events that preceded and followed their perfectly bizarre press conference.    The week began with the forced...

Why I Support Hillary Clinton

Published 18.10.2016
This past week, I traveled to Dearborn, Michigan where I addressed a Hillary for America campaign event. Held at the Arab American National Museum, the gathering provided me with the opportunity to explain why I was endorsing Hillary Clinton for...

Does Religion Matter in Politics?

Published 27.06.2016
  Shortly after Tim Kaine had been elected Governor of Virginia in 2006, a discussion ensued among Democratic party leaders about the lessons that could learned from Kaine's victory. Some observations were interesting, others were not. One was...

Exploiting the Nightmare of Orlando

Published 20.06.2016
  We woke up last Sunday morning to news of the senseless slaughter of 49 innocents at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Because many of the victims were gay, it appeared that this had been a hate crime. It wasn't long before the killer was...

The Sanders Phenomenon

Published 30.05.2016
"I believe that should he win in California, Sanders can make a strong case urging the party's super-delegates to support his candidacy."   There is a Sanders phenomenon. It is real and the factors that have prompted its emergence need to...

Double Standard in Defending Christians

Published 17.05.2016
  Christians in the Levant, especially those in Syria, Iraq, and Palestine, are facing grave challenges that are either misunderstood or ignored in the West. In recent years, protecting them or even acknowledging their existence has only been a...

From Cairo to Goldberg

Published 02.05.2016
  Earlier this month "The Atlantic" magazine featured a cover story, "The Obama Doctrine", written by Jeffery Goldberg. Based on the author's many hours of interviews with President Obama, it represents an attempt to find a coherent framework...

Trump: Feeding the “Monster”

Published 29.02.2016
Donald Trump's candidacy is American politics reduced to the absurd. It is theater in its most stripped down form—a show where the content is not as important as the event and the raw emotion it evokes.   From the earliest days of his candidacy,...

The "Meta-Issues" Behind the Sanders-Clinton Contest

Published 22.02.2016
The Democratic presidential primary race is shaping up to be a fascinating contest between the voters' views of two distinct political personalities. Some find this state of affairs confounding, believing that the election should have been a...

Silencing Critics of Israel

Published 09.02.2016
Israel doesn't accept criticism. In fact, whether from friend or foe, even mild criticism is viewed as an existential threat prompting Israeli officials to unleash a torrent of abuse in an effort to silence and/or punish critics. And given new...

Invisible Victims

Published 17.11.2015
Everyone made nice, when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came to Washington last week. It was make up time. The Administration sought to demonstrate that despite, what the President referred to as their "minor difference" over the Iran...

Netanyahu’s Arrogance; Our Stupidity

Published 09.11.2015
"When I entered the Prime Minister's office for my second term, I was summoned to Washington. 'Not one brick', they told me...The pressure from the international community and the Americans was enormous...And still, after five years on the job,...

Strangling Jerusalem

Published 27.10.2015
We have been witnessing an epidemic of violence in Jerusalem. There have been killings and near fatal attacks in Israel and elsewhere in the occupied Palestinian lands, but it is Jerusalem that has been the epicenter of the violence. This...

Dangerous Fantasy and Reality in the Internal Republican Debate

Published 22.09.2015
"The annual Pew polls show that America's favorable ratings, in most European countries, have nearly doubled between 2007 and 2015! There are also significant increases in America's ratings across Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Even in Israel,...

Remember Talk of a Bush-Clinton Match-up?

Published 14.09.2015
It wasn't that long ago that the pundits had the 2016 presidential contest pegged as a Clinton-Bush match-up. While that may still occur, I wouldn't place a bet on it. When the media speculation first began about these two families meeting up...