Our Democracy Faces The Gravest Danger

Unless the Republicans and Democrats put the nation above their party and personal interests, our democracy will face the gravest danger in more than a hundred years. Authoritarianism will creep in, leading to the collapse of American political institutions and the demise of our democracy as we know it. Righting the Wrong On January 6,…

January 4, 2022 Read more

America Faces A Fateful Crossroad In 2022

Righting the Wrong When my assistant handed me copy expressing my greetings and good wishes for 2022 for approval, I paused, thinking, “is that all I can say, just hope for a better, brighter new year?” How much happier and sunnier can next year be, when we still suffer from the deep scars and bleeding…

December 20, 2021 Read more

An Open Letter To President Erdogan

Righting the Wrong Dear President Erdogan, I send this open letter to you because it pains me to see a country like Turkey, which could have reached the pinnacle of power and influence, envied by her adversaries and revered by her friends, has fallen into disgrace, thanks to your corrupt and misguided leadership. I admired…

December 1, 2021 Read more

Can The Retreat Of Democracy Be Reversed?

Righting the Wrong The Summit for Democracy that President Biden is spearheading in December, at which scores of countries will be in in attendance, is certainly timely and necessary. I do not expect revolutionary and immediate measures to be adopted at the summit to save democracies from their rapid erosion in so many countries. The…

November 19, 2021 Read more

The Occupation Severely Endangers, Not Enhances, Israel’s National Security

The Israeli argument against the establishment of a Palestinian state on the grounds of national security concerns is baseless as it not only defies the reality on the ground but also renders any argument in support of the occupation completely false and misleading. Righting the Wrong For decades, Israeli leaders have been engaged in a…

September 17, 2021 Read more

Biden Can Change The Course Of The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

It takes bold US leadership to effect a change in the Israeli-Palestinian discourse, and Biden may well be the right president at the right time that will ultimately serve the Israelis as much if not more than the Palestinians. Righting the Wrong The summit between President Biden and Prime Minister Bennett came at a time…

September 1, 2021 Read more

We Must Not Allow The Republicans To Destroy Our Basic Values

By Alon Ben-Meir and Sam Ben-Meir Righting the Wrong We have been criticizing the Republican leadership over many issues, beginning with the fact that they have systematically opposed any legislation advanced by Democrats that would better the lives of American people, from healthcare to housing, minimum wages, renewable energy, labor unions, and more. Making the…

August 26, 2021 Read more

Where Did We Go So Wrong In Afghanistan?

President Biden’s decision to finally withdraw US forces from Afghanistan was the correct decision and certainly overdue. However, the lack of preparation to do so orderly and safely was yet another terrible mistake in a string of mistakes that have plagued the US from day one. Righting the Wrong In his address to the nation…

August 18, 2021 Read more

“From The River To The Sea”

Although the Palestinians have every right to establish an independent state of their own, nothing has so tragically undermined their cause in the eyes of Israelis than their calls to have a state that extends from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea, which means the eventual extinction of Israel Righting the wrong One would…

August 13, 2021 Read more
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