Storify: #FreePalestine

Storify: #FreePalestine

In the midst of Israel's bombardment on Gaza, social media increasingly boasts encouraging displays of support from renowned actors, athletes, singers, journalists and even politicians on the world stage. Check out our collection of these important posts.

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AAI President Jim Zogby on Gaza

AAI President Jim Zogby on Gaza

Read Dr. Zogby's most recent columns and listen to his latest interviews on the crisis in Gaza here.

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New AAI Poll: American Attitudes Toward Arabs and Muslims

New AAI Poll: American Attitudes Toward Arabs and Muslims

A new poll from AAI provides a critical update on previous polling in 2010 and 2012 tracking attitudes toward Arabs and Muslims. Download the latest poll here.

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No Humanity in Congress’s Version of “Moral Decency”: Congress’s Approval of Funds for Israel

Monday August 18, 2014

No Humanity in Congress’s Version of “Moral Decency”: Congress’s Approval of Funds for Israel

By Elizabeth Adams
Summer Intern, 2014

In a frenzied hurry before the Hill entered its five week long recess, Senators and Congressmen rushed to pass H.J. Res. 76, “Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Resolution, 2014”. This bill is the vehicle that legalizes giving U.S. aid in the sum of 225 million dollars to Israel for its much celebrated “Iron Dome” missile defense system. The Iron Dome is lauded among Israelis and Westerners alike, being seen as the only thing stopping Hamas’s rockets from causing wanton death and destruction within Israel. Read More »

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If I Did It: Foreign Policy by Hillary Clinton

Monday August 18, 2014

If I Did It: Foreign Policy by Hillary Clinton

By Jad Ireifej
Summer Intern, 2014

In a recent Interview with the Atlantic’s Jeffery Goldberg, Hillary Clinton made it clear that if she was president, American foreign policy would look different. Read More »

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Dearborn Awarded Second Place in a Race to the Bottom

Thursday August 14, 2014

Dearborn Awarded Second Place in a Race to the Bottom

By Emily Cooke
Summer Intern, 2014

The indiscriminate finger-pointing and senseless name-calling traditionally reserved for elementary school playgrounds is apparently lent a certain credibility in Washington—the kind that allows government agencies to designate terror suspects without regard for concrete facts or irrefutable evidence. The details of classified government documents revealing the scope of the United States’ Terrorist Screening Database were brought to light in an article published by the Intercept just last week. Read More »

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AAI Hosts Emergency Leadership Summit in DC

Tuesday August 12, 2014

AAI Hosts Emergency Leadership Summit in DC

Last week, together with the Coalition of Palestinian American Organizations and several other community organizations, AAI convened an emergency summit that brought together 60 leaders from 13 states.The summit was a direct response to the ongoing humanitarian and political crises across the Middle East. As these crises continue to deepen, AAI acted swiftly to open an direct line of engagement with the policymakers to challenge the prevailing policy and narratives about the Middle East that reflect willful ignorance and an unwillingness to act--even when we all know it is counter to our own national security interest. Read More »

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