Day: January 27, 2017

What does it mean to be at war with “radical Islam”? On the attractions and dangers of a vague term

MARKAZ Daniel L. Byman Wednesday, January 4, 2017 MARKAZ Editor’s Note:President-elect Donald Trump and some of his senior advisors have stressed the need to focus on radical Islam and criticized President Obama for avoiding that specific label, writes Dan Byman. It is tempting to dismiss the newcomers’ views as naïve and bigoted, but […]

The disastrous ripple effects of Trump’s executive action on refugee resettlement

ORDER FROM CHAOS The disastrous ripple effects of Trump’s executive action on refugee resettlement Elizabeth Ferris Thursday, January 26, 2017 The international refugee system, constructed in the aftermath of World War II, has enabled millions of refugees in every region to find safety in other countries. President Trump’s expected action to […]

Jordan: Another milestone in relations

Jan 26,2017 – JORDAN TIMES EDITORIAL His Majesty King Abdullah’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday was another milestone in relations between the two countries and underpinned the fact that the two leaders have a shared vision on many issues and, most importantly, on regional conflicts, […]

Trump vs America

Source: Dawn No matter how much he tries to portray himself as a champion of the white working class, US President Donald Trump is pitting himself against his country’s heritage with his latest executive orders against immigrants. Given his way, which is now a foregone conclusion that he will get, […]