April is Arab American Heritage Month, and this year, we’re recognizing it by sharing a story each week of an Arab American hero on the frontline of community service in the fight against COVID-19. Meet Nora Shehadah George of Florida. Nora Shehadah George is an American hero. Nora is an...
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Washington Watch: A Word About Polling
by James Zogby in Washington Watch
Last week, the Middle East Institute released our new book, “The Tumultuous Decade.” It presents the findings of a decade of Zogby Research Services’ (ZRS) polling across the Middle East and North Africa. Because there are often questions asked about how we poll, what we poll about, and the usefulness of the data we gather, I thought it might be useful to discuss these matters with you, my readers.
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