Clovis Maksoud was an Arab nationalist, par excellence. He was giant intellect who taught generations of Arabs and Arab Americans the importance of transcending sectarian and country-specific particularities and finding common ground in a shared Arab identity. I had studied Clovis' works in graduate school and it was, therefore, an...
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Benjamin Netanyahu Did It Again
by James Zogby in Washington Watch
For weeks now, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been engaged in public negotiations designed to bring Isaac Herzog, Chair of the "centrist" Zionist Union bloc, into his coalition government. And then, out of the blue, Netanyahu did a complete reversal, dropping Herzog and instead bringing the far right Avigdor Lieberman into his government. Read more...
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