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Walid Jawad
Walid Jawad

 Walid Jawad is a former Senior Policy Analyst at U.S. Department of State and a former Washington, DC correspondent. He covered American politics for a number of TV outlets since 1997. Walid holds an undergraduate degree (B.A) in Decision Science and Management Information Systems and a Masters in Conflict Analysis and Resolution. You can follow him @walidaj

US embassy to Jerusalem: The Aftermath

There are a number of statements that we can agree on: recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and moving the American embassy to it is a shortsighted, irresponsible decision by US President...

How far is the Trump administration willing to fight for its travel ban?

How far is the Trump administration willing to fight for its travel ban? Last week, the third iteration of the travel ban suspending travel from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria,...

The Dreamers’ nightmare: Trump rescinds DACA

President Donald Trump has rescinded the Deferred Actions for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). An executive order by former president Obama in 2012 dealing with roughly 800,000 illegal immigrants who were...

Is Trump walking the US back to social strife and inequality?

Soldiers of conscience have never won by waving roses in front of well-armed adversaries. Yet, waging a war for peace is not only ineffective, it is also an oxymoron. But in the eternal struggle...

Nothing but hammer in Trump’s Afghanistan toolbox

In a rare primetime address to the nation on Monday, US President Donald Trump gave shape to his administration’s foreign policy approach toward Afghanistan.In an embarrassing about-face, Trump...

American impotence and the ‘Born in Jerusalem’ law

The Mideast’s destroyed pottery barn is America’s to fix...

‘The American Lawrence of Arabia’s’ life goes on show in the U.S.

“The exhibition illustrates the rich and complex history as well as the cultural heritage of Yemen,” one expert said...

To finally see the invisible Israelis before our eyes

A 30-member delegation of Israeli mayors spent a week in Washington, DC and New York this past week...