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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


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

Jewish ‘Kidney Matchmaker’ Unites New York Rabbi Donor With Needy Recipient

A Jewish "kidney matchmaker" brought together a New York rabbi and...

‘Menashe’ Presents a Rare Authentic, On-Screen Depiction of Hasidic Judaism

By Jane Hanser/JNS.org JNS.org - In the film Menashe, which debuts across America on July 28, director...

Features

CAIR Loses San Diego Schools Partnership

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) tries to have it both ways -- claiming to be a civil rights organization when...

Ex-Israeli Diplomats: US State Department Whitewashes Palestinian Incitement

JNS.org - Two prominent former Israeli diplomats are charging that the US State Department...

Former Congressman: Saudi Curriculum Used in US Still Promotes Radicalization

Saudi Arabia has made progress in ridding its school textbooks and curricula of comments...

World

Senate Rejects Obamacare Repeal Bill in Late-Night Vote

The Senate has dealt a devastating setback to Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare, defeating a GOP "skinny repeal" bill early Friday morning. Sens. John McCain, Lisa Murkowski and Susan...

Israel

Palestinian Shot Dead After Trying to Stab IDF Soldiers in West Bank

A Palestinian man wielding a knife rushed at IDF soldiers at the Gush Etzion Junction in the West Bank Friday and was shot dead, the army said. “The Palestinian arrived at...

Middle East

US Says Iran Missile Test Breaches UN Security Council Resolution

Iran successfully tested a rocket that can deliver satellites into orbit, state television reported on Thursday, an action the United States said breaches a UN Security Council resolution because of...

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