Archive For The “Opinion” Category

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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