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avatar Evan Barrett
Evan Barrett is the former Deputy Director of the Syrian Emergency Task Force, where he led the organization's political and communications efforts on behalf of the Syrian-American community. Barrett is now working as an independent analyst, advising governments and private firms on issues of human security. Before returning to the United States, Barrett lived in Egypt, Syria and Lebanon.

ARTICLES BY: Evan Barrett


November 3, 2017 2:36 pm
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The Syrian Civil War and the Spread of Anti-Israel Hatred

When I was a young student in the Middle East, signs of hostility toward Israel were everywhere. In Cairo, there were rallies to promote resistance...

July 12, 2017 4:49 pm
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Why Are Some Liberals Silencing the Truth on Iran?

American options for constraining the Islamic Republic of Iran are limited and problematic. Sanctions inevitably hurt regular Iranians more than their government, because the regime...

Culture

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Actor David Schwimmer Bond Over Having Critical Jewish Mothers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and actor David Schwimmer bonded on Friday over their shared...

Features

Knesset Caucus Celebrates ‘Faith-Based Diplomacy’ to Honor Christian Allies

JNS.org - Members of the Knesset celebrated the role of “faith-based diplomacy” in President...

Ebay: Israelis Are World’s Second-Largest Online Shoppers

JNS.org - Israel was the world’s second-largest online commerce consumer per capita in 2017 -- second only to China -- according to e-commerce giant eBay. Israelis bought products...

World

Trump Backs Effort to Improve Gun Background Checks

The White House said on Monday that President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve federal background checks for gun purchases, days after a shooting at a Florida school killed 17 people. Trump spoke to Senator John Cornyn, a Republican, on Friday about a bipartisan bill...

Israel

Netanyahu Confidants Named as Suspects in New Corruption Probe

Israeli police revealed on Tuesday they had arrested the controlling shareholder and CEO of the country's biggest telecoms company, as well as two former officials with close ties to Prime...

Middle East

More Bombs Fall on Syria’s Ghouta After Heaviest Toll in Years

Pro-government forces bombarded Syria's eastern Ghouta on Tuesday, killing at least 49 people, after the heaviest one-day death toll there in three years on Monday, a war monitoring group said. Some...

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