South Africa’s shameful decision to “sit on the fence” during the United Nation’s recent vote on Myanmar, has come under attack, and rightly so.
Since the Rohingya crisis caught the attention of the world […]
As expected the Democratic Party won the majority in the US congressional elections, while the Republicans held on to their majority position within the Senate. As a result, President Donald Trump is on a weaker […]
It has never been easy for Arab Americans to advocate for Palestinian rights and while we’ve made real progress, the challenges continue to grow.
I learned early on that this wasn’t ever going to be a fair […]
President Cyril Ramaphosa is due to address South Africa’s Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD), in what has become a ritual for leaders of the country.
Unsurprisingly, the Jewish Board has hailed the upcoming […]
This election was the meanest, dirtiest, and most disgraceful in my lifetime—and it will have consequences. Even before the results began to be reported on late Tuesday night, we already knew who the losers were g […]
The victory of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil’s presidential election last week has won Israel a passionate new friend on the international stage. The world’s fifth-most populous nation will now be “coloured in blue a […]
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 […]
For as long as I can recall, Israelis have sought recognition and acceptance from the Arab World without reciprocity. At times, they have made the argument that if the Arab States simply recognized them as a […]
The United Nations Organization, like the League of Nations before, was conceived for the noble purpose of ending wars between nations. Yet, we have witnessed, almost non-stop, one war after another. Since the end […]
Finally, the devastation in Yemen caused by Saudi Arabia’s unrelenting war, seems to have caught the attention of America’s mainstream media.
This dramatic turnaround from being an uncritical endorser of the […]
The “Trump Era” has posed special challenges for Arab Americans not only in foreign and domestic policy, but also in confronting the hostile political culture which the president has nurtured. As a result, we’ve […]
This month’s prize for dangerous moves and disingenuous press releases goes to the State Department for its October 18, 2018 notice, headlined “On the Merging of US Embassy Jerusalem and US Consulate General […]
The 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 […]
The most disturbing aspect of the U.S.’s subservience to Israel is that it has gone on for so long. Ever since Harry Truman accepted that $2 million bribe to support the “creation” of Israel in 1948, Israel and i […]
What certainty do South African critics of Saudi Arabia have that they will not face the same tragic fate that befell Jamal Khashoggi?
Three recent commentators who took public positions to express their […]
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