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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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Trump and Netanyahu: a dangerous mix

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Trump and Netanyahu: a dangerous mix

Trump and Netanyahu: a dangerous mix By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz President Trump has just closed the Palestine Authority’s office in Washington for refusing to negotiate with his team, led by his son-in-law, on a dubious peace plan, and for taking Israel to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for alleged war crimes. The US Administration has…

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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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