‘They Wonder Why America Hates Them’

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,...

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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Qubad Talabani, Ori Nir, Christopher Boucek, Christopher Calabrese

Posted on November 30, 2010 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Qubad Talabani, Kurdistan Regional Government representative in the United States; Ori Nir, spokesman for the newspaper Peace Daily and for Americans for Peace Now; Christopher Boucek, an associate in the Carnegie Endowment Middle East program; Christopher Calabrese, legislative council for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
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Washington Post:  Bush’s Selective Use of Evidence

Posted by on November 18, 2010 in Blog
The Washington Post reports on President Bush's selective use of evidence in the lead up to the Iraq war.
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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Norm Ornstein, Joost Hiltermann, Frank Donatelli

Posted on October 08, 2010 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Air Date: Oct. 7, 2010 Norm Ornstein, Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI); Joost Hiltermann, Deputy Program Director for the Middle East and North Africa at the International Crisis Group (ICG); Frank Donatelli, Chairman of GOPAC.
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“Mr. Smith” Leaves Washington

Posted on September 27, 2010 in Washington Watch
This past Thursday, I hosted Congressman Brian Baird on my weekly television program, "Viewpoint" (on Abu Dhabi TV, across the Middle East and Europe, and Link TV and Mhz Networks here in the U.S.).
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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Brian Baird, Shane D’Aprile

Posted on September 24, 2010 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Air Date: Sept. 23, 2010 On Thursday's edition of Viewpoint with James Zogby: Congressman Brian Baird, 6-term Democrat from Washington's 3rd district; Shane D'Aprile, campaign reporter for The Hill newspaper
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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Josh Kraushaar, Laith Kubba, Keith Ellison

Posted on September 17, 2010 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Air Date: Sept. 16, 2010 On Thursday's edition of Viewpoint with James Zogby: Josh Kraushaar, Executive Editor of The Hotline, the National Journal; Laith Kubba, senior director for the Middle East and North Africa program at the National Endowment for Democracy; Congressman Keith Ellison, second term Democrat from the state of Minnesota and first Muslim elected to Congress.
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Lies and the War that Has Not Ended

Posted on September 06, 2010 in Washington Watch
During the past week, as President Barack Obama announced the withdrawal of U.S. combat forces from Iraq, there was considerable media commentary focusing on the lies that had been utilized to build public support for the war.
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The Big Question: Did the U.S. Succeed in Iraq?

Posted by on August 19, 2010 in Blog
This war has been a calamity on too many levels. It has devastated and decimated the Iraqi people (leaving an untold number killed and one-fifth of the population either refugees or internally displaced due to a brutal ethnic cleansing campaign).
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The Big Question: Did the U.S. Succeed in Iraq?

Posted by on August 19, 2010 in Blog
This war has been a calamity on too many levels. It has devastated and decimated the Iraqi people (leaving an untold number killed and one-fifth of the population either refugees or internally displaced due to a brutal ethnic cleansing campaign).
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