Archive For The “Opinion” Category

No easy solution for Lebanon

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No easy solution for Lebanon

No easy solution for Lebanon By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz Lebanese President Michel Aoun is expected to announce next week his choice of a new prime minister designate. Who is willing to assume the task of forming a cabinet to address Lebanon’s huge problems? There is talk about the possible designation of Najib Mikati, a former…

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Dearborn Mayor O’Reilly, Thank you for all you have done

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Dearborn Mayor O’Reilly, Thank you for all you have done

Dearborn Mayor O’Reilly, Thank you for all you have done By Imad Hamad Once one becomes part of public life, he lives in the public eye and under the microscope. There is praise sometimes, criticism other times. Some of it is fair, some unfair. It comes with the territory of being a public figure.  Indeed,…

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The fate of Lifta portends the future of Ramallah and Bethlehem and more

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The fate of Lifta portends the future of Ramallah and Bethlehem and more

The fate of Lifta portends the future of Ramallah and Bethlehem and more The tragic fate of the village of #Lifta, #Palestine. @ArabNews Every Palestinian knows the story of Lifta, a small village on a hillside near the city of Jerusalem. During its war to conquer Palestinian-majority areas of Palestine in 1947 and 1948, Israel…

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The Flood of 2021: A Time to Reflect and Seek Solutions

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The Flood of 2021: A Time to Reflect and Seek Solutions

The Flood of 2021: A Time to Reflect and Seek Solutions Thousands of people were caught in the surprises floods that struck the Dearborn region again, seven years after a prior flood devastated homes and live-in 2014. Among the victims of the record-setting flooding that damages hundreds of homes and properties are Arab Americans and…

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Salvaging Israeli-Palestinian Peace

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Salvaging Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Salvaging Israeli-Palestinian Peace By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz For how long will peace between Palestinians and Israelis remain viable? For one thing, with the passage of time their leaders are not getting smarter. The world is glad to see less of Netanyahu’s diplomacy, but ending his leadership is far from terminating Israel’s hegemony over the Palestinians….

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Mordechai Vanunu: Final Annual Update and this Writers Next Steps

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Mordechai Vanunu: Final Annual Update and this Writers Next Steps

With Gratitude for the generosity of TheArabDailyNews for their nine years of hosting the saga of Israel’s nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu By Eileen Fleming Follow THIS LINK to read the Vanunu Saga at TheArabDailyNews.com. This post will be this writer’s final post at TheArabDailyNews. I leave because of lessons I learned during the Trump administration,…

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Is the Neither-Peace-nor-Security As-sumption Dominating Again?

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Is the Neither-Peace-nor-Security As-sumption Dominating Again?

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Is the Neither-Peace-nor-Security Assumption Dominating Again? By Abdennour Toumi The reputed Israeli-Palestinian peace process is an effort that has yielded anything but progress. There have been no successes for recent U.S. presidents who have tried to bring Israeli and Palestinian leaders together to find a way to break through to peace. In…

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US-Israel PTSD Collaboration UPDATE and USS Liberty’s 54 Commemoration

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US-Israel PTSD Collaboration UPDATE and USS Liberty’s 54 Commemoration

American politicians will not address Israel’s attack on the USS Liberty or the USA Governments failure to support those troops, until they grow a spine attached to a moral conscience that results in ethical behavior: such as would be demonstrated by investigating the January 6thattack on the US Capitol. By Eileen Fleming In response to…

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ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans

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ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans

ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans Officials of the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee express concerns that discrimination gainst the Arab American community is rising as the nation turns the corner to the 20th Anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. ADC President Samer Khalaf and ADC Legal adviser Abed Ayoub appeared…

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Five issues threaten Israel’s future security April 18, 2021

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Five issues threaten Israel’s future security April 18, 2021

Five issues threaten Israel’s future security April 18, 2021 By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz Israel’s act of sabotage on Iran’s central nuclear facility on April 11 raises several questions. Tel-Aviv seems to live in a climate of unusual impunity. It has so far managed to escape punitive consequences for its territorial occupation, displacement of indigenous people…

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Lebanon and Syria’s futures intertwined

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Lebanon and Syria’s futures intertwined

Lebanon and Syria’s futures intertwined By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz On October 17, 2019 the Lebanon erupted into a nationwide uprising demanding the dismantling of a corrupt and sectarian political system. Responding to unprecedented street protests, Saad Hariri resigned immediately. A new cabinet was formed by Hassan Diab, an academic with a limited background in public…

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American Human Rights Council Empowers Women

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American Human Rights Council Empowers Women

American Human Rights Council Empowers Women By Allison Folmar For over 100 years, valiant women who refuse to be silenced have led the fight against voter disenfranchisement and suppression. It was and remains women at the forefront of the movement enacting legislative change pronouncing that every person is deserving of the rights and responsibilities of…

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