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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Emil Salayta, Lavinia Limon, Aaron Blake
Friday July 01, 2011
Father Emil Salayta, head of the Tribunal Court of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem, Co-founder of the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation, discusses the current status of Christians in the Holy Land.
Lavinia Limon, Former President and Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), discusses refugee issues in the Middle East.
Aaron Blake, National Politics Reporter at the Washington Post discusses developments related to the current GOP presidential field.
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From the desk of Dr. Zogby
Because Arab Americans and American Muslims have been waiting to see when the Obama Administration would finally act to end Bush-era ethnic and religious profiling guidelines and practices, we were troubled to read press accounts this week indicating that Attorney General Eric Holder may be proposing to keep in place many of the programs that have so compromised our rights. 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 »