Pandemic, Covid 19, Coronavirus, COVID-19

A Hopeful Vision of Service

I’ve been deeply distressed by the growing political backlash to the restrictions that many states and local governments have put in place to stop...
Lynching

Should there be a difference between lynching a man or putting...

Residents in Minneapolis are angry and outrage to a viral video showing police officer on top of a black man with his knee on...
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Amy Klobuchar, Minneapolis Police and Her VP Quest

Eighteen years before Minneapolis police killed an unarmed black man named George Floyd on Monday, Minneapolis police killed an unarmed black man named Christopher...
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A Word About Polling

Last week the Middle East Institute released our new book, “The Tumultuous Decade.” It presents the findings of a decade of Zogby Research Services’...
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Is ISIS already in Town?

SADC states have been urged to support Mozambique’s fight against terrorists and armed groups attacking civilians and infrastructure in Cabo Delgado Province in the...
Middle East

Who will survive at the end? UN-backed Libyan forces or Khalifa...

Forces allied with Libya’s UN-supported government have wrested control of a key military base on the outskirts of the country’s capital from Khalifa Haftar,...
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Class War — Not the Media Hokey Pokey — Is What...

Journalists aren’t supposed to “bury the lead.” But when death is the topic and corporate power is the culprit, the connection routinely goes unmentioned. Class...
The Flower - Pakistan Monument at Night

Why not the dictatorial attitude of the family of military officers...

The abusive behavior of a woman with a police officer on the motorway is highly objectionable. The woman threatened that she was the wife...
Taj Mahal - India

Politics of fear-mongering in the altar of Hindutva in Modi’s India

On April 16 two Hindu ascetics and their driver were lynched to death near Gadchinchle village in Maharashtra’s Palghar district in India. As it...
Jabalia - Gaza Strip

Quds Day 2020: A Call To Defeat Settler Colonialism

As many parts of the world express solidarity with Palestine's struggle to liberate themselves and their land from Zionism's settler-colonial project, we acknowledge the...
World Map

The Tumultuous Decade

On May 20th, the Middle East Institute will release my new book “The Tumultuous Decade,” a book that brings together a decade of Zogby...
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Quds Day: Palestine, A symbol of Resistance

۞ فَلْيُقَاتِلْ فِي سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ الَّذِينَ يَشْرُونَ الْحَيَاةَ الدُّنْيَا بِالْآخِرَةِ ۚ وَمَن يُقَاتِلْ فِي سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ فَيُقْتَلْ أَوْ يَغْلِبْ فَسَوْفَ نُؤْتِيهِ أَجْرًا عَظِيمًا 4:74 -...
DNC Unity Reform Commission

The Sanders Campaign Was About “Us” — Not Bernie — Remember?

During the five weeks since Bernie Sanders suspended his campaign, many fervent supporters have entered a “WTF?” space. The realities of disappointment and distress...
United States Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.

Muslim Votes will be a deciding factor in who wins the...

The political power wielded by Muslim voters in 2016 elections could be an instrumental force in placing Muslim issues at the forefront of the...
Faisal Mosque - Pakistan

Pakistanis’ problems and national responsibilities

The failure of the Sindh government, the lack of necessities for the people, the indifference, shameful apology, and stubbornness of every high-ranking personality in...
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The End of Empire

“And all the King’s horses and all the King’s men couldn’t put Humpty Dumpty back together again.” I am following worldwide commentary about my country’s...
Pandemic, Covid 19, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Will COVID-19 have a lasting impact on the environment and climate...

In a matter of three months, the world has been transformed. The health and economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic has been nothing short...
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Haftar Show Weakness, Turkey Threatens Retaliation: What Is Next Step?

Khalifa Haftar’s forces carried out artillery shelling using over 80 rockets against the Mitiga Airport in Tripoli and surrounding areas of Soqu Al-Jumua and...
Bernie Sanders

The Fight for Bernie Delegates Is Escalating — and Could Help...

The Presumptive Nominee seems to be in trouble. Reuters just released a national poll showing that “Joe Biden’s advantage over President Donald Trump in popular...
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Somalia Scores a First: Becomes First African Country to Send help...

The spread of the Coronavirus which started in the Chinese city of Wuhan and has since spread across the world has indeed caught many...