Stealth Provision Offers War Blank Check

Posted by on May 12, 2011 in Blog
Last night, the House Armed Service Committee finished marking up the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Buried deep within the Act is a provision, added by committee chairman Rep. Buch McKeon (R-CA), which seemingly offers a blank check for the executive branch to wage war without geographic, time, or justificatory constraints. According to a press release by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU),
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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Ziad AbuZayyad, Mark Quarterman, Ayman Mohyeldin

Posted on May 06, 2011 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Air Date: 5/5/2011 Ziad AbuZayyad, Co-Founder and Co-Editor Palestine/Israel Journal; Mark Quarterman, Senior Adviser and director of the Program on Crisis, Conflict, and Cooperation at the Center for Strategic International Studies; Ayman Mohyeldin, Correspondent for Al Jazeera.
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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Amb. Chas Freeman Jr., Colonel Morris Davis, David Mark

Posted on April 29, 2011 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Amb. Chas Freeman Jr., former U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia; Colonel Morris Davis, former chief prosecutor at Guantanamo Bay; David Mark, Senior Editor at Politico and moderator of "The Arena."
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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Daniel Levy, Tom Malinowski, Ahmed Ahmed

Posted on April 22, 2011 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Air Date: 4/21/2011 Daniel Levy, Co-Director of the Middle East Task Force; Tom Malinowski, Washington Director of the Human Rights Watch; Ahmed Ahmed, Arab American comedian
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HOPE continues humanitarian mission at 4th annual banquet

Posted by Nick Meyer on April 16, 2011 in News Clips

DEARBORN  —  As airstrikes on the blockaded Gaza Strip have continued and general civilian populations in Palestine have continued to suffer under an internationally-condemned occupation, the need for humanitarian aid has remained high to say the least.

The University of Michigan-Dearborn's Humanitarian Organization for Palestinian Equality (HOPE) in recognition of this need held its 4th annual "United for Freedom" banquet at The Dearborn Inn in  support of Palestinian civilians on Friday, April 8 as a large crowd raised money for the United Palestinian Appeal organization.  Proceeds from the night were expected to go to the Samouni Community Center and Classroom...

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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Nabeel Khoury, Tarik Yousef, Khalid Abdulla-Janahi

Posted on April 15, 2011 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Air Date: 4/14/2011 Nabeel Khoury, Director of the Near East South Asia Office of the State Department’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research; Tarik Yousef, founding Dean of the Dubai School of Government; Khalid Abdulla-Janahi, Co-Chair Global Agenda Middle East council, World Economic Forum.
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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Matthew Hoh, Lara Friedman, Jim Rosapepe

Posted on April 08, 2011 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Air date: 4/7/2011 Matthew Hoh, Director, Afghan Study Group, Center for International Policy; Lara Friedman, Director of Policy and Government Relations for Americans for Peace Now; Jim Rosapepe, Maryland state Senator.
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James Zogby and Arab Voices on “The Diane Rehm Show”

Posted by WAMU on April 07, 2011 in News Clips

James Zogby joined Host Diane Rehm, guests Aaron David Miller and Greg Myre for a discussion on the affect of the Middle East uprisings on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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Share Your News With Us

Posted by on April 04, 2011 in Blog
Given the situation in the Middle East, there is a growing need for Arab Americans to be in the media and weigh in on the issues that matter. During the height of the revolution in Egypt we put a number of individuals in contact with various media outlets to ensure Arab American voices were heard. It is extremely important to AAI and to the community that Arab Americans are represented in the media. Please continue to share your news with us and let us know what you are doing. Additionally, if you need any help in contacting the media, we have several tools available and would be happy to assist. Here are some appearances of Jim on a few programs we'd like to share with you. You can also share your news with us by...
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Durbin’s Hearings Send an Important Message

Posted by on April 01, 2011 in Blog
On Tuesday, Democratic Party Whip Senator Dick Durbin (IL) convened a hearing on the civil rights of American Muslims. Viewed widely as a counterweight to Representative Peter King's (R-NY) hearings on "radicalization" in the American Muslim community, Durbin's hearing did not garner nearly as much attention from the media. Despite the relative lack of coverage, the message Senator Durbin's hearings sent to the American Muslim community and to the general American public at large was an extremely important and positive one.
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