Author Archives: Dr James J Zogby


Dr James J Zogby

A Palestinian vision

Absent, but needed Washington Watch Last week’s news that all the Palestinian factions were meeting might have been a hopeful sign, since Zogby Research Service (ZRS) polling shows that what Palestinians most


Dr James J Zogby

The annexation debate

American and European responsibility Washington Watch With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promising to annex portions of the West Bank, liberal critics here in the US and across Europe are in a


Dr James J Zogby

The end of empire

“And all the King’s horses and all the King’s men couldn’t put Humpty Dumpty back together again.” I am following worldwide commentary about my country’s disastrous handling of the coronavirus pandemic with


Dr James J Zogby

The challenge we face

The right-wing response is against the lockdown I have cautioned that in the face of the severe economic dislocation currently experienced by so many families across the USA, we could expect to


Dr James J Zogby

A lethal brew

Israel’s Racism and the Pandemic While reporting from Israel/Palestine has focused on Israel’s difficulties in forming a new government and on measures being taken by Israelis to deal with the Coronavirus pandemic,


Dr James J Zogby

Angry and Vindicated

Washington Watch In January, the Israeli daily newspaper, Haaretz, ran an article, “Secret Israeli Document Reveals Plan to Keep Arabs Off Their Lands” I found the piece unsettling for several reasons. Given


Dr James J Zogby

Falling out of favour

Lebanese and Iraqi protests confront Iran’s ambitions While popular protests in Iraq and Lebanon have been clearly directed at corruption and worsening economic conditions, there is another factor that should not be


Dr James J Zogby

No good will come of this

Washington Watch Iraqis are tired of both the USA and Iran The US drone attack that assassinated Qassem Soleimani, the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard’s elite Quds Force, represents an unsettling


Dr James J Zogby

Overlooked congressional rebuke

Trump’s Position on Israeli settlements does not go unchallenged Washington Watch  The most stunning rebuke to the Trump Administration’s unilateral effort to legitimize Israeli settlements didn’t come from Arab and European leaders.


Dr James J Zogby

A second Nakba in the making?

The Trump Administration has created the conditions for another slaughter of Palestinians Two years ago Friday, President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. We knew then that this was an

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