Posted on December 10, 2010 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Posted by Natasha Mozgovaya on December 09, 2010 in News Clips
When former U.S. President George W. Bush wanted to improve the image of the United States in the Arab world, he entrusted the mission to Charlotte Beers, who began her career as a product manager for Uncle Ben's Rice. But clever copywriter's gimmicks - such as an inspiring film clip featuring a female Moroccan Olympic medalist running in shorts, or the Osama Bin Laden "Wanted dead or alive" poster that Beers attempted to place in Arab newspapers - didn't exactly go over big in Arab countries.
After the war began in Iraq, Beers left her job, but to this day,...Read more Original Article
Posted by Howard Arenstein on December 09, 2010 in News Clips
American efforts to get Israel to freeze Jewish settlement construction have collapsed. U.S. officials are scrambling to get Middle East peace talks back on track. But Palestinians are talking about moving ahead on their own toward an independent state.
President Obama's goal of reaching a comprehensive Middle East agreement by next September seems more remote than ever. So, the Palestinians are threatening to dissolve their limited government in the West Bank and act unilaterally to get the United Nations to approve an independent state.
Such a state has already been recognized by Brazil and Argentina. Palestinians say letters of recognition...Read more Original Article
Posted on December 06, 2010 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Posted on November 30, 2010 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Posted on November 27, 2010 in Arab Voices
"The Arab Spring: Roots of Change in the Middle East"C-SPAN, October 23, 2011. Texas Book Festival
"The Arab Spring: Roots of Change in the Middle East" was a presentation of the Texas Book Festival held in the C-SPAN/Book TV Tent. The program opened with a festival overview and schedule information. Authors talked about their books about the Middle East and the series of uprisings during the year. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Richard Dunham moderated. Full Story
9/11 at 10St. Anthony Messenger, September 2011. Vol. 11, No 4