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Alon Ben-Meir: Bernie Sanders and the French initiative

Throughout the primary campaign, only Senator Bernie Sanders had a position on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that was fresh, balanced, and welcome.

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Alon Ben-Meir: Deradicalization in refugee camps and beyond

The influx of millions of Syrian refugees to Europe is more than likely to become another source of radicalization.

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Alon Ben-Meir: How Turkey became a de facto dictatorship

The resignation of Turkey Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu suggests he will tolerate no one in his government to deviate from his positions.

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Alon Ben-Meir: The global crisis of leadership

A question often raised is: are leaders a reflection of their time, or are they individuals who rise to answer the call of the hour?

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Alon Ben-Meir: How Syria was swept by the merchants of death

Syria became nothing but a pawn in the hands of the merchants of death, the states and various extremist groups.

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Alon Ben-Meir: The unraveling of Turkey’s democracy

A few months after Turkey raided the offices of the Koza Ipek Media Group, the Turkish police assaulted early this month the offices of Feza Publications.


A plea for reason: An open letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu

I write this letter to you with a heavy heart as it pains me deeply to see the beautiful dream of a strong and proud Israel now losing its reason for being.


Alon Ben-Meir: Iraqi Sunni state is prerequisite to defeating ISIS

One of the main prerequisites to defeating ISIS in Iraq and stabilizing the country is the establishment of an independent Sunni Iraqi state.


Alon Ben-Meir: Erecting a giant prison for all Israelis

The demagoguery of Prime Minster Netanyahu seems to have no limit—in a sense that he says and acts on anything to buttress Israel’s hold on the West Bank.

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Alon Ben-Meir: In the grip of powerful illusions

The belief that by expanding the settlements Israel will augment its national security and maintain its hold on the entire land is an illusion of tomorrow.

NYU sociology professor to lecture about the nature of race

Ann Morning, associate professor of sociology at New York University, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Sept. 22, at 4:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.