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Fawaz Turki
Fawaz Turki

Fawaz Turki is a Palestinian-American journalist, lecturer and author based in Washington, DC.

Historical imperatives knocking on Israel’s door

How does one commemorate the semi-centennial of a political cataclysm? What does one feel when one ponders the fact that four out of every 5 Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza were born, grew up...

Murdering innocents and sullying Islam

When will this monstrous movement, called ISIS, that has sullied Islam by purporting to speak in its name, be deracinated, root and branch, not just from our region, but from the face of the earth?...

Donald Trump’s grand ambitions in the region

He brags. And he does it with impressive ease. As a case in point, President Donald Trump proclaimed recently that his first 100 days in office have been among “the most productive in US...

In Gaza, only the people suffer

Ever since 1879, when Thomas Edison publicly displayed an incandescent light -- which later became commonly known as the bulb -- at Menlo Park in New Jersey, electricity has been associated with...

The fate of their prisoners touches Palestinians to the core

Palestinian society, like any other human community, is imbued with a great many ideological currents and political sensibilities. and thus its members never think in lockstep. But one issue they all...

Routinizing evil in Syria

"I will tell you that attack on children yesterday had a big impact on me, a big impact," President Trump told reporters in the White House Rose Garden, describing the chemical weapons...

Britain’s coming woes

Does the United Kingdom face a bleak future, even perhaps a predictable fracture? This is certainly not an altogether strange question to ask at this time.Last Wednesday, in an effort to put the...

European populism on the march

Don’t breathe a sigh of relief – not just yet – at the news that the ethno-nationalist, openly Islamophobic politician Geert Wilders lost in the Dutch general election on March 15....