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Middle East Relations

Mr. President: Share The Armenian Orphan Carpet With The American People

Keith David Watenpaugh | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Keith David Watenpaugh

More than just evidence of genocide, the carpet is a symbol of the immense generosity that the American people once demonstrated to the children of the Middle East. It is a superb work of art and a poignant reminder of a time when the relationship between America and the Middle East was much different from today and built around education, humanitarian relief and cooperation.

Values and Voting Systems

Souad Mekhennet | Posted 04.22.2013 | World
Souad Mekhennet

If indeed the White House looked at events in the Middle East with a different view, a transition to stable societies that value fundamental rights would be much more likely. It's about time we took an honest look into the fact that Iraq, Afghanistan, Egypt, Libya and Tunisia are not good examples for democracies.

Jason Linkins

Ha'aretz Columnist Asks Obama To Stop "Sucking Up To Israel" | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Israeli newspaper Ha'aretz, doesn't have some of the same editorial traditions of our own media, in which nationalist exceptionalism is not to be ...