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James J. Zogby
By James J. Zogby - Aug 14,2017
It is fascinating to watch some US senators tripping over themselves as they attempt to defend their support for or opposition to proposed legislation that would make it a federal crime to support the international campaign to Boycott, Divest, or Sanction (BDS) Israel for its con
By James J. Zogby - Aug 07,2017
Immigration is a personal matter for me, as it is for many Americans.
By James J. Zogby - Jul 31,2017
We are only a little more than six months into the Trump presidency and I am already becoming emotionally exhausted by the antics of the president and his underlings.What I am beginning to suspect is that this may be the reaction Trump is seeking to elicit from his opponents.
By James J. Zogby - Jul 24,2017
During the past century, Arab Americans faced significant obstacles on the way to securing their place in the political mainstream — from pervasive media-projected negative stereotypes to the political pressures used by some groups to deny them a seat at the table.In addition to
By James J. Zogby - Jul 17,2017
Over a week ago, a pro-Israel media monitoring group accused me of making “an unsubstantiated charge that Israel supporters are responsible” for discrimination, hate crimes, and the political exclusion of Arab Americans.Because this issue is so important to Arab Americans and bec
By James J. Zogby - Jul 10,2017
While, as president, Donald Trump has worked to cultivate a relationship with Arab leaders, the antipathy towards Arabs and Muslims that he and his party have cultivated in recent years continues to have a worrisome impact on American public opinion and policy.Recent polling, con
By James J. Zogby - Jul 03,2017
Fred Rotondaro, an Italian American leader, died on June 26. He was, by every measure, a remarkable man.On hearing of his passing away, my brother John commented: “Fred was a creation God would be proud of.
By James J. Zogby - Jun 20,2017
In June 1967 I was in the midst of my final weeks in college when the war broke out.At the time, I knew little about the Middle East, since I was more engaged in the anti-war and civil rights movements.And so, as I watched the UN Security Council debates that preceded and followe
By James J. Zogby - Jun 13,2017
While most of Washington was eagerly awaiting former FBI director James Comey’s Thursday appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee, they may have missed an important confirmation hearing that had occurred a day earlier.On Wednesday, Russell Vought, President Donald Trum
By James J. Zogby - Jun 05,2017
The recent horrific massacre of 29 Egyptian Coptic Christian pilgrims served as a tragic reminder of the vulnerability of minority faith communities in many parts of the Middle East.As a Maronite Catholic with family and friends in the Middle East, a PhD in comparative religion a



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