Fawaz Turki

Fawaz Turki

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

The trail of DREAMers

“Dreamers dream because they know that if they throw their dreams into space like a kite,” wrote Anais Nin, the well-known essayist and poet, who was born in France to Cuban parents, but......

Justice catches up with a CIA agent

Here’s a blast from the past, reminding us of the days when the CIA ran amuck with its ‘extraordinary rendition’ program: Earlier this week, Portuguese authorities detained Sabrina......

Future of Palestine in the changing world order

The mainstream American media were in full agreement: President Trump’s shift on the two-state solution, as evinced in his remarks last Wednesday during a white House press conference with......

Syria’s suffering must remain on our conscience

The consequence of experiences like torture reach far beyond the immediate pain the victim feels while incarcerated...

Tears down the cheeks of lady liberty

What is it about refugees that seems to scare America, a nation of immigrants, ‘a nation of nations’ as it calls itself ...

OPINION: Trump’s noxious ‘new vision’

Fawaz Turki reflects on the reality of President Donald Trump and says his popularity was at an all time low before entering the White House...

In Paris, grappling with Palestine

It will not, of course, be an event comparable in range to the Paris Peace Conference in January 1919, whose end result was the emergence of a new world order, and at whose venue in Versailles then......

Conspiratorial thinking in the public debate

It’s always been hard in the Middle East to have a rational discussion about seminal events, especially events that come with a bitter pill to swallow. The reason? Logic gets in the way. That is......