Dr. Alon Ben-Meir

The Danger To Our Democracy

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The Danger To Our Democracy Is The Republican Party

While I cheer Biden’s victory in the presidential election, I lament the state of the union Trump is leaving behind.

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Normalization Alone Is Not A Path For Israeli-Palestinian Peace

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The normalization of relations between Israel and Sudan is another step forward toward the establishment of a comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace. This development, following the normalization of relations between Israel and the UAE and Bahrain, is extremely important, as any peaceful solution between adversaries that reduces the chances of violent conflict and promotes peace should be embraced.

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Erdogan’s Calamitous Authoritarianism

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Turkey’s President Erdogan is becoming ever more dangerous as he continues to ravage his own country and destabilize scores of states in the Middle East, the Balkans, and North Africa, while cozying up to the West’s foremost advisories.

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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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