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Arab Americans votes and the Yemen war

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Arab Americans votes and the Yemen war

Arab Americans votes and the Yemen war By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz With diverse backgrounds Arab and Muslim Americans vote in unpredictable ways; however, in these midterm elections the majority are likely to favor Democrats. Feelings are hurt. President Trump has managed to insult many minorities; and for Americans with Middle Eastern or Muslim backgrounds the provocation has been exceptional….

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Will Khashoggi’s demise at least help end the Yemen war?

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Will Khashoggi’s demise at least help end the Yemen war?

Will Khashoggi’s demise at least help end the Yemen war? By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz   Debate about the forensic aspect of the Saudi murder has been exhaustive and repetitive. It is time to change the focus.   Riyadh is not ready to assume any responsibility for the death of the Saudi Washington Post opinion writer…

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Christian Zionism: an explosive interfaith formula

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Christian Zionism: an explosive interfaith formula

Christian Zionism: an explosive interfaith formula In its one-sided support of Israel, Christian Zionism tramples on a universally accepted social welfare principle: do no harm in delivering assistance. Implication: in helping Israelis, do not hurt Palestinians.  By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz In its one-sided support of Israel, Christian Zionism tramples on a universally accepted social welfare…

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What the Swiss can offer Lebanon

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What the Swiss can offer Lebanon

What the Swiss can offer Lebanon By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz This week a Swiss delegation led by President Alain Berset is visiting Lebanon to strengthen “bilateral relations”. The team is also discussing the pressing issue of the Syrian refugees. Lebanon hosts the largest refugee population in the world, per capita; and Switzerland is the “global…

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Israelis could normalize relations with all Arabs with help of Palestinians

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Israelis could normalize relations with all Arabs with help of Palestinians

Israelis could normalize relations with all Arabs with help of Palestinians By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz It is sad that Palestinians have to wait and wait for justice to prevail. At the present, and probably for the next decade, the international community will be preoccupied with Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Yemen, and with other troubled Mideast countries….

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United by strategy Palestinians could assume leadership of peace making

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United by strategy Palestinians could assume leadership of peace making

United by strategy Palestinians could assume leadership of peace making By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz Injustice towards Palestinians evolves over time. In 1948 Palestinians lost claim to full ownership of British Mandate Palestine; they then lost control of the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem in 1967; and in 2018 they saw end of US policy…

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