Alon Ben-Meir

Senior Fellow at New York University’s Center for Global Affairs and Senior Fellow at the World Policy Institute [United States]

Why Was I Ever Born? Yemen — A Poem Article

While tens of thousands of Yemeni men, women and children are dying from starvation and disease, the world is shamelessly watching with deafening silence.

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I Want My American Dream Back

Never has it occurred that one man, in four short years, would nearly shatter everything that the US stood for.

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US Prisons: Outrageously Unjust

The time is overdue to reform the US prison system. It reflects very poorly on the country‘s moral values.

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J’Accuse Erdogan

The weaker Recep Tayyip Erdogan is at home politically, the longer the list of the Turkish President’s transgressions gets.

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The Saudis’ War in Yemen Is a Crime Against Humanity

For Saudi Arabia, which leads the Sunni Muslim world, to act as brutally as it has in Yemen is a gross violation of Islam and constitutes crimes against humanity.

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I Am Proud To Be a Socialist

If valuing human rights and dignity is “socialist,” then sign me up.

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U.S.-Iran: The Soleimani Killing and Global Order

What sort of global order will we have left if the leaders of one country eliminate the leaders of another? Nothing but global chaos would ensue.

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Middle East: Ever More Unstable

A review of seven Mideast conflicts, each one ever more intractable.

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How to Spell Out Donald J. Trump?

Trump has brought shame and dishonor to the most prestigious office in the world—the US Presidency. This is how his name is really spelled.

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Trump and the Kurds: An Act of Betrayal and Infamy

Trump abandoning the Kurds will damage the U.S. and embolden its foes. It amounts to nothing less than treason.

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