Ramaphosa at SAJBD: Pandering to Apologists for Israel’s Apartheid Regime or...

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...

This Election Deepened America’s Tribal Divide

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...

With Brazil’s Bolsonaro, Israel finds another natural partner on the far-right

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...

Arab Americans votes and the Yemen war

With diverse backgrounds Arab and Muslim Americans vote in unpredictable ways; however, in these midterm elections the majority are likely to favor Democrats. Feelings...

The 2018 American Elections Matter

American voters go to the polling booths this coming Tuesday to cast their ballots in what is described here in the USA as the...

Normalization Doesn’t Advance Israeli/Palestinian Peace

For as long as I can recall, Israelis have sought recognition and acceptance from the Arab World without reciprocity. At times, they have made...

Reform at the UN needed to stop world disorder

The United Nations Organization, like the League of Nations before, was conceived for the noble purpose of ending wars between nations. Yet, we have...

Saudi Spin Doctoring on Yemen Unravels as World Demands Justice For...

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...

Our Election Agenda in the Trump Era

The "Trump Era" has posed special challenges for Arab Americans not only in foreign and domestic policy, but also in confronting the hostile political...

Who would have imagined this?

Who would’ve imagined that Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist who had been living in the U.S, would be killed inside...

What the Closure of the US Consulate in East Jerusalem Means

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...

Will Khashoggi’s demise at least help end the Yemen war?

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...

Hypersensitivity and hypocrisy reduce leftist critics of Israel to collaborators

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...

Is peace attainable in our time?

Thanks to the Saudi-led coalition, Yemen continues to bleed for the last three years. The country is wrecked by a bloody war between the...

Khashoggi Assassination: How Safe Are South African Critics of Saudi Arabia?

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...

The Kavanaugh Controversy Hit Close to Home

President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court exacerbated our nation's deep partisan divide. It has also profoundly affected my neighborhood...

Christian Zionism: an explosive interfaith formula

In its one-sided support of Israel, Christian Zionism tramples on a universally accepted social welfare principle: do no harm in delivering assistance. Implication: in...

Global leadership split in Tablighi Jamaat echoes in San Francisco Bay...

The Tablighi Jamaat (Society for spreading faith), a non-political group which concentrates on individual piety, has split in recent years into three major groups...

Criticism of Israeli Policy in Not Anti-Semitic

I was provoked to write this discussion of what is and what isn't anti-Semitism by an article in Ha'aretz on the "controversy" created by...

The World Disorder

The preamble of the United Nations states:“WE THE PEOPLES OF THE UNITED NATIONS DETERMINEDto save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which...