Tag: Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar

Israel’s Ban Of U.S. Politicians Short-Sighted

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Israel’s Ban Of U.S. Politicians Short-Sighted

Donald Trump barked and Benjamin Netanyahu caved in. One may be excused for wondering whether Israel is a banana republic, doing the bidding of its master. Israel’s decision to ban U.S. Democratic congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the Israeli-occupied West Bank on a four-day fact-finding trip to examine the conditions of Palestinians […]

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Newcomers In U.S. Congress Challenge Pro-Israel Policy

Filed in Middle East by on February 7, 2019 0 Comments
Newcomers In U.S. Congress Challenge Pro-Israel Policy

A new wave of Democrats swept into the U.S. Congress last month after mid-term elections in November, wresting control of┬áthe House of Representatives from the Republicans. Among the novices are the first two Muslim women ever to serve in Congress — Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, who have been respectively assigned […]

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