Dr. Alon Ben-Meir

Kosovo—Toward True Independence

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Kosovo became the youngest country in Europe when it declared independence in 2008. Sadly though, Kosovo continues to suffer from mounting problems, including a lack of experience in governing, rampant corruption (especially at the top echelons of the national government), dislocation of human and natural resources, bitter political rivalries, and undue influence by foreign powers.

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Serbia-Kosovo Agreement Falls Far Short Of Ending Their Conflict

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The recent agreement between Kosovo and Serbia, brokered by the US, to normalize economic relations between the two countries fell short of the needed reconciliation process that would lead to full recognition of Kosovo’s independence by Serbia.

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The Inevitable Emergence Of An Israeli-Arab Alliance

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The Inevitable Emergence Of An Israeli-Arab Alliance

I am addressing this article to the Palestinian Authority with a warning—having missed so many opportunities in the past to settle their conflict

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The Inevitable Emergence Of An Israeli-Arab Alliance

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The Inevitable Emergence Of An Israeli-Arab Alliance

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America’s Prisons Are Outrageously Unjust

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America’s Prisons Are Outrageously Unjust
Even a cursory review of our prison system reveals the outrageous inhumanity to which hundreds of thousands of prisoners, especially young adults, are subjected to, many of whom are imprisoned for non-violent crimes, sometimes for life.

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How Did We Get To This Dire State Of Affairs?

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How Did We Get To This Dire State Of Affairs?



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The Pandemic Of Racism In America

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The Pandemic Of Racism In America
The rage, desperation, and determination which continue to bring tens of thousands of Americans to the streets in protest against racism and injustice hopefully will be just the beginning.

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'It’s Time To Tame Erdogan

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During his nearly 20 years in power, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has violated human rights in his own country of Turkey and destabilized and exploited others in order to promote his nationalist agenda abroad.

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Do Not Squander The Last Vestiges Of A Fading Opportunity

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Do Not Squander The Last Vestiges Of A Fading Opportunity

Dear President Abbas;

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