Author Archives: Dr James J Zogby


Dr James J Zogby

Why I dissent

Born of necessity   This week, nearing the end of four years of service as an Obama Presidential appointee to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), I felt compelled to


Dr James J Zogby

The Trump divide

Will this one be too far to bridge? “What is most worrisome about Trump is Trump himself. He is a man so unpredictable, so reckless, so petulant, so full of blind self-regard,


Dr James J Zogby

Elevating Palestinians

It was 40 years ago that I co-founded the Palestine Human Rights Campaign (PHRC) and wrote “Palestinians, the Invisible Victims”. I was concerned that in the American mind the Israeli-Palestinian conflict had


Dr James J Zogby

Big day at the United Nations

What will the consequences be?     There was considerable drama leading up to the passage of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 (UNSCR 2334) reaffirming the illegality of Israeli settlements.    


Dr James J Zogby

What Democrats must do

The party faces an internal challenge We went into this election cycle knowing that both political parties faced real challenges. Republicans had created and fostered a radical populist movement they had intended


Dr James J Zogby

What Will Trump Do?

Really, who knows?   Commentary on the US elections has shifted from postmortems to predictions; from how did Donald Trump win, to what will he do now that he has won. Projecting


Dr James J Zogby

That fateful day

Looking back on another September    September 11, 2001 was a lovely day in Washington. I was driving to work, stopped at a red light. I looked over at the woman in

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