Donald Trump

Playing 20 Questions to Figure Out the “Deal of the Century”

I believe that it was Henry Kissinger who described his approach to running Arab-Israeli negotiations as creating the illusion of momentum to compensate for the lack of momentum. The goal wasn't the outcome. It...
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Muslim Parties Must be Included in Arab Spring Reform

The leaders of the protests in Sudan and Algeria are aware that ending their old regimes does not mean the end of political Islam. But they are not at all clear about the necessity...
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Trying to make sense of the Sri Lankan Tragedy

Thanks to the state and non-state actors, our world is increasingly becoming insecure and unsafe for ordinary civilians.  No place is safe and secure for them! A shooter rushed inside a classroom Tuesday (April 30,...
Donald Trump

Trump’s Rogue Leadership Has Declared War On International Laws

If America's standing in the globe as the "leader of the free world" has been on shaky grounds following its disastrous wars post-9/11, US president Donald Trump has ensured that whatever little credibility it...
Bernie Sanders

Why So Many Journalists Are Clueless About the Bernie 2020 Campaign

They don't get it. Mainstream journalists routinely ignore the essential core of the Bernie 2020 campaign. As far as they're concerned, when Bernie Sanders talks about the crucial importance of grassroots organizing, he might as...