Posts Tagged “terrorism”

Oslo and the peace process were never really the problem

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Oslo and the peace process were never really the problem

Oslo and the peace process were never really the problem Critics who assert that the Oslo Peace Accords failed because they were flawed are actually the extremists who engaged in a campaign to block the success of the Oslo Peace Accords. The very people attacking the Oslo Peace Accords and the Two-State Solution are the…

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Victims of hate in the post-Sept. 11, 2001 America

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Victims of hate in the post-Sept. 11, 2001 America

Victims of hate in the post-Sept. 11, 2001 America This column was published in 2007 and addresses the fight to recognize the victims of the reprisals that stemmed from the Sept. 11, 2001. Many Americans refused to recognize the Americans, Arab, Muslims and “Middle East looking” who were attacked in revenge assaults in the weeks…

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Ray Hanania speech to Inland Press Assn after Sept. 11, 2001

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Ray Hanania speech to Inland Press Assn after Sept. 11, 2001

Ray Hanania speech to Inland Press Assn after Sept. 11, 2001 A year after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, I was quickly signed by Creators Syndicate to distribute my column, which I described as “defining the moderate Arab Voice.” The column was tough on governments, tough on extremists and tough on “truth”. On…

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News media complicit in Israeli violence in Gaza

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News media complicit in Israeli violence in Gaza

News media complicit in Israeli violence in Gaza The violent reaction of the Israeli government to protesters demonstrating against Israel’s oppressive policies in the occupied territories and against Christian and Muslim citizens inside Israel is being enabled by a biased mainstream American and Israeli news media that plays down Israeli atrocities while exaggerating Palestinian crimes….

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Confronting Iran cornerstone to confronting extremism

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Confronting Iran cornerstone to confronting extremism

Confronting Iran cornerstone to confronting extremism Iran is the cornerstone of increasing extremism in the Middle East and the failure of the Arab World to unite to confront Israeli atrocities. Palestine won’t be free until extremism and extremists are destroyed. By Ray Hanania Arab News, Dec. 21, 2017 – In his National Security and Defense…

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Rauner to give Israel names of Arab activists in new deal

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Rauner to give Israel names of Arab activists in new deal

Rauner to give Israel names of Arab activists in new deal Racist Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner promises to provide Israel, a foreign country, with intelligence information on American citizens living in Illinois as a part of anti-Terrorism security measures. The Governor made the promises during a weeklong visit to Israel this week. By Ray Hanania…

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Violence by Israel is not justification for Palestinian violence

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Violence by Israel is not justification for Palestinian violence

Violence by Israel is not justification for Palestinian violence A recent surge in violence by Palestinians against Israeli military, police and civilians is not justified even in the face of increasing terrorism and violence by Israelis against Palestinians. The knife attacks by Palestinians are only undermining the larger interests of Palestinians to achieve freedom from…

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Presidents Obama, Trump and the “complacency of hope”

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Presidents Obama, Trump and the “complacency of hope”

Presidents Obama, Trump and the “complacency of hope” Why change needs to be defined not by eloquent and inspiring promises, but by a new energy in the Arab World to define itself, defend itself and fight for its own justices. The Arab World can’t rely on American presidents, inspirational words or on foreign powers Published in the…

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Real threat facing the Middle East is Iranian extremism

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Real threat facing the Middle East is Iranian extremism

Real threat facing the Middle East is Iranian extremism Published in the Arab News, Oct. 13, 2016 By Ray Hanania Although much is made of the rising threat of ISIS and al-Qaeda in the Middle East, one axis more threatening, is the violent coalition of Syria and Hezbollah, led by Iran. Iran is one of…

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Arabs need to get their public relations together

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Arabs need to get their public relations together

Arabs need to get their public relations together By Ray Hanania Three times in the past, Israel and Hamas have battled and each time thousands of innocent civilians, mostly on the Palestinian side, have been killed. In 2008, 2012 and now, 2014. The conflicts follows the same pattern. Israel claims that Hamas has fired rockets…

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