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Ray Hanania

Ray Hanania is an award-winning former Chicago City Hall political reporter and columnist. He can be reached on his personal website at www.Hanania.com.

Twitter: @RayHanania 

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Assessing Arafat’s legacy, 15 years after his death

No individual sacrificed more, risked more or accomplished more for the just cause of the Palestinian people than Yasser Arafat, who died 15 years ago this week.

November 15, 2019

UN lectern offers leaders chance to set agenda 

The UN General Assembly held its 74th session last week and I left there with some new appreciation for the international organization’s members.

October 02, 2019

Omar needs to make a choice: Serve as an Arab or a Muslim




Rep. Ilhan Omar tears up as she speaks about Trump administration policies towards Muslim immigrants. (Reuters)

April 18, 2019