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Viewpoint with James Zogby: John Zogby, Theodore Kattouf, Marwan Muasher
Friday June 03, 2011
John Zogby, Chairman and Chief Insights Officer at IBOPE Zogby International, discussed how Middle East issues affect American voting tendencies and the degree to which they will influence future political contests among candidates and across party lines.
Theodore Kattouf, President of AMIDEAST, discussed recent developments on the ground in Syria and the international effort to put pressure on the Al-Assad regime.
Marwan Muasher, Vice President for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, discussed a wide range of Middle East issues, including Libya, Syria and the GCC states.
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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 »