By Samantha Leathley Individual acts of charity and excellence are what truly lead to lasting change. Helen Abbott, a humanitarian and philanthropist who arrived in Florida’s Fort Pierce Lincoln Park Community in 1989 is a moving example of this truth. Florida is rarely highlighted in Americans’ perceptions as a nexus of...
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Washington Watch: The US-Arab Relationship in the "Age of Trump"
by James Zogby in Washington Watch
As U.S. President Donald Trump and Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei trade barbs, a nervous Arab World is caught in the middle.
Earlier this week Iran's Supreme Leader made headlines thanking President Trump for "revealing the true face of America." While much of Ayatollah Khamenei's criticism was directed at the Administration's hardline policy and threat to "put Iran on notice," he zeroed in on the disastrous White House Executive Order and its impact on refugees and immigrants and visitors from seven majority Muslim countries. Continue reading...
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On Thursday morning - at 10:00am eastern - the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has an important opportunity to put a stop to President Trump's radical re-definition of U.S. policy towards Israel and Palestine by voting NO on David Friedman. President Trump has nominated David Friedman, previously Trump's personal bankruptcy lawyer,...
AAI offers internships in Washington, DC for Arab Americans, college students, recent graduates, and graduate students interested in public affairs, advocacy, and ethnic politics. Apply here. Raneem Alkhatib is a junior at Michigan State University, majoring in International Relations with minors in Muslim Studies and Film. Raneem is of Palestinian...
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