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 ongoing 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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Arrested in Palestine: Children in Israeli Detention

Arrested in Palestine: Children in Israeli Detention

On July 3, 2014 Tariq Abu Khdeir, a Palestinian American, was brutally beaten by three Israeli police offficers in an the East Jerusalem neighborhood. Unfortunately, Tariq's experience is not unusual. Take a look at how Palestinian children are routinely treated.

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Rising Entrepreneurship in Ramallah

Friday August 01, 2014

Rising Entrepreneurship in Ramallah

By Hanane Lahnaoui
Summer Intern, 2014

TechCamp is an initiative launched by the U.S. Department of State’s office of eDiplomacy. It is part of Hillary Clinton’s Civil Society 2.0 Initiative, which she launched in 2009 as Secretary of State. The purpose of this initiative is to “help grassroots organizations around the world use digital technology to tell their stories, build their memberships and support bases, and connect to their community of peers around the world.” It also urges to strengthen the sense of entrepreneurship in communities and combine it with the use of technology. Read More »

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Clinton International Summer School Sparks a Flame for Young Palestinian

Friday August 01, 2014

Clinton International Summer School Sparks a Flame for Young Palestinian

By Elizabeth Adams
Summer Intern, 2014

On the 28th of June, the Clinton International Summer School welcomed twenty exceptional students from the farthest reaches of the world to their International Summer Program in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The program is an opportunity for young leaders from underserved communities to come together in a show of brilliant diversity to learn about community engagement, business leadership, and entrepreneurship, all while building life-long ties with other future leaders. Read More »

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Free at Last? Anti-Surveillance Legislation Appears Before the Senate

Thursday July 31, 2014

Free at Last? Anti-Surveillance Legislation Appears Before the Senate

By Jad Ireifej
Summer Intern, 2014

AAI was a signee on a letter that encouraged top members of the Senate to swiftly pass the unadulterated form of the USA Freedom Act that was presented Tuesday. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt), the Senate Judiciary Chair, unveiled the Freedom Act and the bill will lead to stricter surveillance restrictions, if passed. Read More »

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In West Bank, Solidarity Turns to Senseless Violence

Thursday July 31, 2014

In West Bank, Solidarity Turns to Senseless Violence

By Emily Cooke
Summer Intern, 2014

A show of solidarity turned to senseless violence on Friday, July 25th, as Israeli security forces open fired on Palestinians demonstrating peacefully in the West Bank town of Beit Ummar. Among the flood of peaceful demonstrators was Hashem Khader Abu Maria, an employee of Defense for Children International-Palestine (DCI), and one of three Palestinians caught in the crossfires of disproportionate Israeli force. Read More »

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