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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Matthew Hoh, Lara Friedman, Jim Rosapepe
Friday April 08, 2011
Matthew Hoh, Director, Afghan Study Group, Center for International Policy, discussed the war in Afghanistan and the current status of U.S. strategy on the ground.
Lara Friedman, Director of Policy and Government Relations for Americans for Peace Now, discussed Israeli settlements, The Goldstone Report and the status of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Jim Rosapepe, Maryland state Senator, discussed the budget debate and the consequences of a potential federal government shutdown on state government.
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From the desk of Dr. Zogby
Next week, Arab American leaders and activists from a dozen key electoral states will convene in Washington to map out a political strategy for 2016. Despite the very real challenges facing the leaders who will gather, this generation of Arab Americans can approach the future with some confidence given the progress that has been made the last three decades.Thirty years ago, the obstacles confronting the community were quite different. Back then, Arab Americans, as an organized constituency, were excluded from the mainstream of American political life. Read More »
Air Date: 5/31/2012
Fellows from Syracuse University’s “Leaders for Democracy Fellowship Program (LDF); Bill Press, Host of the “Bill Press Show” and author of the new book, The Obama Hate Machine: The Lies, Distortions, and Personal Attacks on the President---and Who Is Behind Them. Read More »
The story of Arab Americans coming of age as an organized community is a classic American tale of immigrants seeking opportunity, benefiting from America’s freedoms, but also experiencing, at times, the dark side of exclusion and discrimination that has so often been a part of our nation’s history. Read More »