The worsening trend of the U.S. government treating Arab Americans and American Muslims as communities solely defined by national security is a trend that stands to accelerate under the incoming Trump administration. There is a way that the 3.7 million Arab Americans, 35% of whom are Muslim, can strategically fight...
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Washington Watch: What Will Donald Trump Do?
by James Zogby in Washington Watch
When Donald Trump shows up for work next week, it's anyone's guess as to what he will do. Over the past month, many reporters have asked me "what do you think Trump will do and what are you most concerned about?". My simple answer has been "I know what worries me most, but I have no idea what he'll do because I don't think he knows either". Continue reading...
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