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James J. Zogby
By James J. Zogby - Oct 31,2023
Too many comments from Israeli political, military and religious leaders have suggested that all Palestinians are legitimate targets because they support Hamas or that they voted for them and are, therefore, guilty of that group’s many crimes.
By James J. Zogby - Oct 09,2023
When a Department of Homeland Security senior official called with a heads-up about the Biden administration’s formal announcement of Israel’s admission into the US Visa Waiver Programme (VWP), knowing my opposition because of Israel’s history of discriminatory treatment of Arab
By James J. Zogby - Oct 02,2023
American politics are a dysfunctional mess, though the US never tires of chiding other countries for their lack of democratic institutions or failure to protect democratic values.Both were on display this past week as President Joseph Biden, speaking at the United Nations General
By James J. Zogby - Sep 25,2023
The breakthrough of the Oslo Accords was not in its details, but rather in its opening sentences in which the Israeli government and the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) recognised one another’s legitimacy as representatives of two separate peoples and negotiating partners
By James J. Zogby - Sep 18,2023
Despite being an eyewitness to the unravelling of the Oslo Accords, I am not at all embarrassed to say that I supported Oslo.Thirty years ago, news of an Israeli-PLO agreement hit Washington like an earthquake, shattering taboos and upending what had been considered political con
By James J. Zogby - Sep 12,2023
Next month’s meeting of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) will mark my 30th year as a member of that body. As an Arab American and one of the longest serving DNC members, I have a story to tell.Because I have been there so long, some take my presence for granted.
By James J. Zogby - Sep 05,2023
In the leadup to the 2024 Republican primary contests, it is clear that the Republican Party no longer exists, either as a body representing, organising and governing its members and candidates, or as a policymaking entity shaping the ideas around which Republicans coalesce.The G
By James J. Zogby - Aug 14,2023
On August 4, 2020, I was bracing for my 53rd wedding anniversary, the first following the death of my wife Eileen, when news broke of a massive explosion in the Port of Beirut.
By James J. Zogby - Aug 07,2023
At the recently concluded NATO summit, while member states displayed continued resolve to provide Ukraine the material and political support needed to counter Russia’s assault, they would not agree to Prime Minister Zelensky’s demand to an expedited Ukrainian entry into NATO.
By James J. Zogby - Jul 31,2023
News last week that the US and Israel were about to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) advancing Israel’s entry into the US Visa Waiver Programme (VWP) should not have caught us by surprise. But it did.



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