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    Palestine/IsraelUS Domestic Politics and Elections

    Congress’s Crackdown on Campus Protests and the Threat to Civil Liberties

    May 15, 2024Ethan Mayer-Rich

    It has been a month since student protests started at Columbia University with the establishment of a protest encampment on April 17. In response, students aro…

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    US Domestic Politics and Elections

    Chaos in the US House of Representatives

    Oct 5, 2023Imad K. Harb

    The Republican-controlled US House of Representatives just voted to oust Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) from his post, a first in the chamber’s history. The vot…

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    Arab Americans/ Muslim Americans

    Including Arab Americans in the Biden Administration Is Not Enough

    Mar 11, 2021Nadine S. Naber

    In a series of unprecedented moves, President Joe Biden took steps seen as helping to politically and socially integrate the Arab American community. He includ…

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    US Domestic Politics and Elections

    Trump Fires Bolton Over Policy Disagreements: The Middle East Reacts

    Sep 16, 2019Khalil E. Jahshan

    Observing the Trump presidency is a dizzying process that leaves one in a constant state of perplexity, frantically groping for the most accessible rational ex…

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    LevantConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Adiós, Jason: The Resignation of Jason Greenblatt

    The sudden resignation of Jason Greenblatt, a key architect of the Kushner Middle East peace plan, is apt to further diminish the prospects of its success.

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    LevantArab Americans/ Muslim Americans

    What the Ilhan Omar controversies reveal about US politics

    Apr 26, 2019Tamara Kharroub

    The attacks against Omar are part of a larger project to silence voices that advocate for Palestinian rights.

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    US Domestic Politics and Elections

    Citizenship Question on Census Form is Counterproductive

    Jul 25, 2018Imad Hamad

    The U.S. Constitution requires a census of the population every 10 years. The census is a treasure trove of information for the private and the public sector. …