By Anastasia Horn About one percent of hate crimes committed in the United States are reported in official statistics. Despite the lack of adequate data, we know that specific communities, including Arab Americans and American Muslims, currently face an increased risk of targeted violence. On September 6, 2018, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) hosted a briefing...
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Washington Watch: "Preventing Palestine": A Must Read History of Failed Peace-Making
by James Zogby in Washington Watch
Seth Anziska's "Preventing Palestine: A Political History From Camp David to Oslo" is a deeply insightful and profoundly disturbing book that traces the tortuous path of Middle East peace-making during the past four decades. It was quite painful to read. Through all of the twists and turns of this period, the brutal wars and the diplomatic initiatives, the one constant that emerges is Continue Reading...
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On Thursday, September 6th, 2018, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, in coordination with the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC), hosted a congressional briefing titled "Improving Federal Hate Crimes Enforcement." The following are prepared remarks from AAI's Policy Associate, Kai Wiggins, who served as a panelist. Improving Our Response to Hate Crime: The Need for...
The Trump Administration has been working toward presenting his “deal of the century” and delivering Palestinian-Israeli peace during his tenure in office. Resolving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict has been seen as a key issue to delivering “peace and stability” to the region. Every President in recent history has attempted to present...
Last week NBC News reported that Trump is preparing yet another policy to prevent new Americans from their own pursuit of happiness. This proposal is in line with the Trump Administration’s anti-immigrant worldview and reflects a broader normalization of xenophobia in a last-ditch effort to reverse demographic change in America....