AAI Hosts Hill Briefing on Resettling Iraqi Allies

AAI Hosts Hill Briefing on Resettling Iraqi Allies

On Thursday, July 24, AAI hosted a Congressional briefing on the resettlement of Iraqi allies in an effort to renew and amplify calls to action for the thousands of Iraqi nationals who assisted U.S. forces in Iraq as military translators, journalists, and activists. As the current situation in Iraq unfolds, the resettlement of Iraqis with ties to the United States must be part of the discussion.

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Jim Zogby and Shadi Hamid on Egypt

Jim Zogby and Shadi Hamid on Egypt

As Egypt contends with new political realities and is center stage in the Gaza ceasefire talks, Jim Zogby and Shadi Hamid sat down for a live-streamed discussion and Q&A on Egypt’s transition, U.S. policy, the Gaza crisis, and recent Zogby polls that shed light on Egyptian opinions of the United States.

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Arrested in Palestine: Children in Israeli Detention

Arrested in Palestine: Children in Israeli Detention

On July 3, 2014 Tariq Abu Khdeir, a Palestinian American, was brutally beaten by three Israeli police offficers in an the East Jerusalem neighborhood. Unfortunately, Tariq's experience is not unusual. Take a look at how Palestinian children are routinely treated.

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Demand an End to Israel’s Attack on Gaza

Demand an End to Israel’s Attack on Gaza

Tell the White House and your Congressional representatives to condemn Israel's indiscriminate collective punishment, support an immediate ceasefire, and call for a resolution of all outstanding issues driving the conflict.

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A Fateful Encounter: Syrian Playwright Debuts Play at NY Festival

Thursday July 24, 2014

A Fateful Encounter: Syrian Playwright Debuts Play at NY Festival

By Jad Ireifej
Summer Intern, 2014

Between the Seas Festival of Mediterranean Performing Arts is holding a staged reading of the play A Chance Encounter by Syrian playwright Mohammad Al Attar, directed by Noelle Ghoussaini. Read More »

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AAI President Jim Zogby on Gaza

Wednesday July 23, 2014

AAI President Jim Zogby on Gaza

AAI President Jim Zogby has been commenting on the situation in Gaza on several networks and programs. Watch his recent interviews and read recent columns here. Read More »

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Jim Zogby and Shadi Hamid Discuss Egypt’s Transition, U.S. Policy and Regional Response to Gaza

Wednesday July 23, 2014

Jim Zogby and Shadi Hamid Discuss Egypt’s Transition, U.S. Policy and Regional Response to Gaza

As Egypt contends with new political realities and is center stage in the Gaza ceasefire talks, AAI President Jim Zogby and Dr. Shadi Hamid from the Brookings Institution sat down for a live streamed discussion and Q&A on Egypt’s transition, U.S. policy options, the regional response to the Gaza crisis, and recent Zogby polls that shed light on Egyptian opinions of the United States. Read More »

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The Illusion of Self Defense

Tuesday July 22, 2014

The Illusion of Self Defense

By Nadeem Istfan
Summer Intern, 2014

The Israelis and Palestinians have entered another vicious cycle of violence in the name of “self-defense”. With over five hundred Palestinians killed and hundreds of rockets landed in Israel, a long-term peace agreement could not be further away. Read More »

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