Below is a living archive of AAI President Dr. James Zogby's articles, speeches, and media appearances.
- Washington Watch. Dr. Zogby's weekly column covering important developments from Washington, DC.
- Viewpoint. Dr. Zogby's weekly tv and radio show. Viewpoint ran weekly from from 2010-2012, and with the partnership and support of New York University, Viewpoint aired again from October 2015-2016.
- Speeches & Appearances. An archive of James Zogby on the record.
Posted on February 09, 2019
By Dr. James J. Zogby
This past week, I delivered one of the opening addresses at a conference in Abu Dhabi dedicated to creating understanding and building relationships and mutual respect among the world's religious leaders. The conference coincided with Pope Francis' historic visit to the United Arab Emirates and his signing with the Sheikh al Azhar, Ahmed al Tayyeb, of a document committing them both to working to build "Human Fraternity." I was pleased to have been there and to have had the opportunity to participate in these events –because if I had to rely on the Washington Post's...Read more
Posted on February 02, 2019
By Dr. James J. Zogby
We’re off to the races - the 2020 presidential races, that is. Since the beginning of the year, at regular intervals, new candidates have been coming forward to announce their intention to compete for the presidency. Some are interesting and/or exciting, while others frankly leave me scratching my head and asking “What are they doing? How on earth do they think they’re going to be elected?”
While reading reports on the proposed strategies and “visions” of these fledgling presidential aspirants, I have been struck by two quotes that are important because they define two fundamentally flawed...Read more
Posted on May 31, 2016
Nathan Guttman joins James Zogby to talk about changes in Israeli leadership.
Nathan Guttman is the Forward’s Washington bureau chief. He joined the staff in 2006 after serving for five years as Washington correspondent for the Israeli dailies Ha’aretz and The Jerusalem Post. In Israel, he was the features editor for Ha’aretz and chief editor of Channel 1 TV evening news. He was born in Canada and grew up in Israel. He is a graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Viewpoint airs every Wednesday. Watch below:Read more
Posted on May 24, 2016
Bill Press joins James Zogby to talk about Bernie Sanders and the Democratic Party.
Bill Press began his career as a political insider and media commentator on KABC-TV and KCOP-TV, both in Los Angeles. Over the years, he has received numerous awards for his work, including four Emmys and a Golden Mike Award. The host of radio’s nationally syndicated Bill Press Show (Monday-Friday from 6-9am ET), Press attends the daily White House press briefing and writes a syndicated newspaper column, distributed weekly by Tribune Media Services.Read more
Posted on May 16, 2016
Arjun Sethi joins James Zogby to talk about CVE programming.
Arjun Sethi is a writer and attorney based in Washington, D.C., and a frequent commentator on civil rights and civil liberties related issues. He is currently Director of Law and Policy at The Sikh Coalition. Prior to joining The Sikh Coalition, he served as national legislative counsel for human rights and national security related affairs at the American Civil Liberties Union and was an associate at the international law firm of Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C.Read more
Posted on January 25, 2019
On the evening of January 24, 2019, Jim Zogby and Avraham Burg were invited by NYU Washington D.C. to engage in a discussion about the possibilities for solutions in the Israeli Palestinian conflict.
Their candid and wide-ranging conversation was live-streamed and is available here.
A round-up of the conversation is also available on our Twitter.Read more
Posted on February 21, 2018
I first visited Jerusalem 23 years ago. I was there in my capacity as co-Chair of Builders for Peace, an American initiative launched by then Vice President Al Gore of Jewish and Arab American business leaders working to find ways to grow the Palestinian economy.
We stayed at the Palestinian-owned Ambassador Hotel—from which we could see the Dome of the Rock and the Mount of Olives. Early in my visit, I made a point of going to the Old City, walking its narrow passage ways. And I visited the Church of...Read more
Posted on September 14, 2016
CAMEO Past-President Abby Mina presented Dr. James Zogby with a CAMEO community award.Read more