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Richardson Urges All Americans to Support Obama in Quest for Mideast Peace
Fresh from his recent mission to Cuba, NM Gov Bill Richardson has decided to engage on the Israel-Palestine crisis and is urging that all Americans support the President as he tries to secure peace.
Raj Purohit 09/24/2009 6 4 - 29
Religious Leaders Support President Obama's Efforts to Bring Peace to the Middle East
President Obama met with Israeli leader Netanyahu and Palestinian leader Abbas today and once again made clear that he is committed to securing a final status agreement between the Israelis and the ...
Raj Purohit 09/22/2009 12 5 - 8
Advice from Down Under: Senate sends Obama a fillip on health care
Just wanted to share this bit of solidarity from our Aussie friends: The Australian Senate has passed ...
Raj Purohit 09/16/2009 6 5 - 6
Why Avaaz is Running this Ad re: Obama, Bibi and Middle East Peace
Friends, I just wanted to give you a heads up that over at we have decided to run this Ad ahead of the Obama-Netanyahu face-off ...
Raj Purohit 05/15/2009 36 11 - 2
Escalation of Drone Use Risks Fueling Militancy and Increasing Instability in Pakistan
Friends, as you know I have raised the issue of strike drone use by the U.S. in Pakistan on a few occasions. I am currently working on this issue, and a few others, ...
Raj Purohit 05/05/2009 22 4 - 6
Chas Freeman's Full Statement - a MUST read (and a poll) - update
Freeman sent a note to FP and I've also received it via email. Here is the link . I was going to let ...
Raj Purohit 03/11/2009 60 32 - 22
Chas Freeman and Debating the Tough Foreign Policy Issues
Slowly but surely Washington, DC is becoming a place where all the foreign policy challenges we face can be seriously debated. Perhaps it was inevitable that the backlash against the groupthink and ...
Raj Purohit 03/10/2009 5 5 - 5
ICC Acts on Darfur - A Role for Richardson?
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has just issued an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir. This action has historical implications with al-Bashir becoming the first sitting head ...
Raj Purohit 03/04/2009 2 - - 16
Stanford - another Madoff? And Cricket
In a stunning development that has rocked global cricket it has been announced that Sir Allen Stanford, the ...
Raj Purohit 02/17/2009 2 1 - -
Will Obama Act to End Darfur Tragedy?
I wanted to take a couple of minutes to share an op-ed that I co-aurthored with my friend Howard Salter. It ran in the Baltimore Sun today (...
Raj Purohit 02/06/2009 3 1 - 5
International Justice Systems and the Muslim World: Why Bashir is Wrong
Friends - I hope you find this joint effort with my friend Amjad Atallah of interest. Amjad is the Director of the Middle East Task Force at the New America Foundation. International Justice ...
Raj Purohit 01/28/2009 5 6 - 5
Bush Leaves Door Open for Obama on Darfur
C-posted at American Chronicle Two weeks before he vacated the White House, President Bush finally took limited action to address ...
Raj Purohit 01/19/2009 12 16 - 163
Media, Bush and Torture
Over the past few days I have noticed another spike in media talking heads suggesting that the Obama administration will find it tough to roll back the Bush admin torture/interrogation policies. The ...
Raj Purohit 01/14/2009 8 6 - 2
Amnesty in Kenya and a New American President
Last night, on the way home from dinner with friends, I bumped into another friend and colleague I had not seen in some time. This individual, who first came to the U.S. as a political refugee from ...
Raj Purohit 05/20/2008 4 2 - -
Why is a Torture Enabler Teaching at Berkeley?
Many of you have probably followed the debate at the University of Berkeley re: the position of Professor John Yoo. Briefly, Yoo is deemed to be one of the chief enablers of the U.S. torture ...
Raj Purohit 05/19/2008 22 12 - 72
Appeasement v Diplomacy - Bush v Obama…and Bush
When President Bush attacked presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee Barack Obama before the Israeli Knesset for his determination to engage America’s enemies, he triggered a fierce ...
Raj Purohit 05/16/2008 7 4 - -
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