Policy Analysis

  • The times, they are-a changing on American-Israeli policy

    February 9, 2018
    A UN High Commissioner for Human Rights report concluded that: “The violations of human rights associated with the settlements are pervasive and devastating, reaching every facet of Palestinian life.”

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  • The State of a Fragmented Union

    February 1, 2018
    “Tonight, I am extending an open hand to work with members of both parties — Democrats and Republicans — to protect our citizens of every background, color, religion, and creed.” On Tuesday, President Trump delivered his first State of the Union to a divided nation.

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  • Pitting Poor Children Against DREAMers

    January 26, 2018
    Last week, Congress failed to pass a continuing resolution -- short term federal government funding -- before the January 19 deadline. The government shut down for three days, until Monday when the House and Senate both passed appropriations measures to fund the government for three additional weeks.

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  • Trump Cannot Continue to Hold DREAMers Hostage

    January 9, 2018
    Rather than voting before the winter break on a clean DREAM Act -- bipartisan legislation that would provide a pathway to citizenship for nearly 800,000 undocumented youth who were brought to the U.S. as children, lawmakers kicked it down the road to 2018.

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  • Trump’s National Security Strategy is No Strategy at All

    December 21, 2017
    On Monday, President Trump released the details of his National Security Strategy (NSS), outlining “America First” priorities that will drive U.S. domestic and foreign policy. Again, he has favored politics over policy.

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  • Resilient Communities Best Defense Against Acts of Violence

    December 14, 2017
    On Monday, a pipe bomb was detonated at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City. Fortunately, no one was killed in the attack. Whenever an attack like this happens, the country reflects on what can be done to prevent violence. Are there tangible steps that communities, civil society, and elected officials can take to protect the public?

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  • Trump derailed the Israeli-Palestinian peace process

    December 6, 2017
    Today, President Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. He is also planning a year-long process of moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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  • Trump’s words — and tweets — are dangerous to the very ideals of our nation

    November 30, 2017
    Most racists, especially in more sophisticated circles, have learned to tamp down their views because they have found it expedient not to be seen for what they are.

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  • YouTube is Right to Take Down Violent Content

    November 16, 2017
    Although the U.S. government killed Anwar al-Awlaki, the most influential English-speaking extremist Muslim cleric over six years ago, more than 70,000 of his videos continued to be available on YouTube -- serving as a powerful tool for recruiting violent extremists.

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  • The Struggle for Free Speech on Campus

    November 9, 2017
    On Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing titled, "Examining Anti-Semitism on College Campuses” to discuss the sharp rise in anti-Semitism at universities.

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