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James J. Zogby
By James J. Zogby - Sep 15,2014
My mother was fond of saying: “If you want someone to hear you, you must first listen to them” — know them, understand the questions they are asking and be sensitive to their concerns. This way, she would say, “you will be able to speak with people and no
By James J. Zogby - Sep 01,2014
Almost daily, one is faced with difficult choices one is challenged to confront over a range of foreign and domestic policy concerns. One must decide whether to stand firm on principle or negotiate and compromise; whether to push for everything one wants or work to achieve what
By James J. Zogby - Aug 25,2014
This is the year in which we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Bill.  Instead of being able to reflect on the distance we have travelled since 1964, the horrific events unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri, only served to remind us how far we sti
By James J. Zogby - Aug 18,2014
With Nouri Al Maliki agreeing to step aside in favour of Haider Al Abadi, Iraq may have passed its first hurdle on the way to forming the kind of government that will be needed to defeat the Islamic State (IS) and save the country from further conflict and fragmentation. Passing
By James J. Zogby - Aug 11,2014
Bombs stopped falling on Gaza for three days, allowing hundreds of thousands of Palestinians to return to what had once been their homes and neighbourhoods. For many, this brief respite provided no relief since they emerged from their shelters only to find that the places they k
By James J. Zogby - Aug 04,2014
This past week the Arab American Institute (AAI) released its third biannual poll of American attitudes towards Arabs and Muslims. Conducted by Zogby Analytics, 1,100 likely voters were surveyed nationwide.
By James J. Zogby - Jul 21,2014
I can only imagine the horror in Gaza today as Israel intensifies its assault of that overcrowded, impoverished strip. It is a continuing nightmare story of pain and loss, of trauma and devastation.
By James J. Zogby - Jul 14,2014
“...we will perhaps in time be able to forgive the Arabs for killing our sons, but it will be harder for us to forgive them for having forced us to kill their sons.”  — Golda Meir, prime minister of Israel (1969)    “They are not like us.
By James J. Zogby - Jul 07,2014
Reactions to the horrific back-to-back kidnappings and murders of three young Israelis and a Palestinian teen have made clear several disturbing realities that must not be ignored. First is the total lack of trust and empathy that defines the Israeli-Palestinian relationship.
By James J. Zogby - Jun 30,2014
After long-simmering sectarian tensions exploded in Iraq a few weeks ago, critics from the right and left have had field day taking their shots at the Obama administration’s Iraq policy, or lack thereof. Recognising that the situation is fraught with dangers, I appreciate



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