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Rashid Khalidi

Boycotting Israel's Universities Is Wrong

Carlo Strenger | Posted 05.13.2014 | College
Carlo Strenger

For academic institutions everywhere, shutting off open discussion runs counter to the very foundations of academic life.

Ex-Obama Friend: What Obama Israel Trip Is REALLY About

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.19.2013 | World

Former Obama family friend and Columbia University professor Rashid Khalidi joined HuffPost Live in anticipation of President Obama's trip to Israel t...

Why Israeli-Palestinian Peace Is So Difficult to Reach

David Harris | Posted 05.17.2013 | World
David Harris

To know why the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has proved so intractable, it's worth reading the two op-eds published by the New York Times on March 13, in advance of President Obama's much-anticipated visit to the region.

Israel Reroutes Its Barrier, But Many Question if This is a Real Victory for Palestinians

Christopher Alessi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Alessi

Since 2002, Israel has been building a massive concrete partition in the Palestinian-controlled West Bank. Israelis call it the "security barrier." For Palestinians, it is the "apartheid wall."

Sexy New Drama of Ideas

Erica Abeel | Posted 02.11.2010 | Politics
Erica Abeel

When was the last time you got someone to change their mind about a challenging issue?

The Manhattan Peace Process on Israel and Palestine

Betwa Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Betwa Sharma

A year after the Gaza War - two Israelis and a Palestinian gather in a small church in Manhattan to talk about Operation Cast Lead, carried out by the Israeli Defense Forces.

The State of Denial Has Zero Electoral Votes -- But It Seems to Be Winning

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Gellman

Apparently in addition to being a socialist, a terrorist, a Kenyan, a Nazi, a granny killer, and like Hitler -- Obama is not even really our president. The whole thing was just a big liberal lie.

For GOP, Scary is as Scary Does

Monroe Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Monroe Anderson

Pity the poor right. The party faithful's fear and smear machine that has worked in the past--quicker than you could say Swift boating or Willie Horton--just doesn't possess that same old white magic.

Rashid Khalidi: The Republicans' Latest Smear of Obama

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

What may indeed be behind these right-wing campaigns is not derailing Obama's almost inevitable election as president, but limiting his policy options after he becomes president.

Careful, Mudslingers: This Mud Votes

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Zogby

Despite all of the muck thrown about this year, and all of the slights and blunders on all sides, Obama will likely win near identical huge majorities of both Arab American and Jewish voters.

This Bad Era Will Soon Be Over

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daoud Kuttab

Not that professor Rashid Khalidi of Columbia University needs my help, but I couldn't help staying quiet as the Republican smear machine picked on this... American of Palestinian origin.

John McCain's 'Idiot Wind' Campaign: Dylan Nails It Again

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

The Washington Post asked the latest GOP bogeyman Rashid Khalidi, what he thinks of the current uproar. He wrote back briefly, "I will stick to my policy of letting this idiot wind blow over."

Obama Camp: Robo-Calls? Feh! Try Rabbi-Calls!

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Michael Goldfarb: We All Know Which Anti-Semite I'm Talking About

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jeez. Can somebody please tell these dorks to do their frickin' homework before they go on television? If one is the McCain Campaign National Spokesman, one should at least do that.

I Am Professor Khalidi (Why John McCain Doesn't Get to Pick My Halloween Costume)

David Quigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Quigg

Khalidi is a big-time professor. Which is to say that, until quite recently, he was someone most of us had never heard of. But then John McCain picked Professor Khalidi's new Halloween costume.

Obama's Team Needs to Drop Phobia Towards Arab-Americans and Muslims

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

America needs Arab-Americans and Muslim-Americans in positions of responsibility in our government -- and not just dealing with Arab-American and Muslim issues.

The Rashid Khalidi, Iran, Anti Israel Bogeymen

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Taylor Marsh

by Taylor Marsh Let's start with Juan Cole's "McCain Racism, Hypocrisy on Khalidi Issue." He gives an explanation that is continually ignored no ma...

Jason Linkins

Rick Sanchez V. Michael Goldfarb: McCain Spokesman Wusses Out On CNN | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Oh, dear. Michael Goldfarb, who's clearly better off blogging about ABBA and criticizing people for playing Dungeons and Dragons, just pooped his pan...

Seth Colter Walls

McCain Camp Pushes New ACORN Outrage | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

McCain campaign manager Rick Davis held a conference call on Thursday to dish out some more press criticism and fan the flames of a new alleged ACORN-...

Dear John McCain, A Farewell...

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wajahat Ali

Is this how you really want to go out? Do you want the following hate-filled gems to be the final symbol of your failed campaign? Is this how you want to be remembered?

Seth Colter Walls

McCain Funded Work Of Palestinian His Campaign Hopes To Tie To Obama | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The latest guilt-by-association target that the McCain campaign is using to hit Barack Obama could carry some collateral damage for its own candidate....

How Stupid Do They Think Jews Are?

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

Nonetheless, it is time for Jews to demand that it stop. This constant (and nauseating) pandering on Israel coupled with invoking the Holocaust and bashing Arabs is insulting to us.

Breaking News: Obama Met Palestinian Intellectuals Ten Years Ago

Jon Wiener | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jon Wiener

Ten years ago, Barack Obama went to a lecture by Columbia Professor Edward Said, the prominent Palestinian intellectual. That rates Page One news today for the LA Times.