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All Posts Tagged With: "Daniel Levy"

Arab League gives Abbas green light for indirect talks

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Arab League gives Abbas green light for indirect talks

Arab foreign ministers from 14 nations meeting in Cairo gave Palestinian President Abbas four months to pursue indirect negotiations with Israel. An Israeli government spokesman welcomed the news, saying he hoped Israeli-Palestinian peace talks would resume soon. For more, Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Daniel Levy.

Posted: March 3, 2010 16:52   Comments: 87
Obama and the World: Middle East Peace Process

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Obama and the World: Middle East Peace Process

Although President Obama came to office pledging to make the Middle East a priority, little progress has been made in negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians. Martin Savidge speaks with Daniel Levy and Amjad Atallah, the co-directors of the Middle East Task Force at the New America Foundation about the issue.

Posted: January 21, 2010 14:03   Comments: 17
U.S. sends mixed signals about Israeli settlement policy

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U.S. sends mixed signals about Israeli settlement policy

Political commentators are debating whether Secretary of State Hillary Clinton provided excessive praise for Israel's move to restrain -- rather than end -- settlement building in the West Bank. The state department contends that the U.S. has not actually modified its policy stance. Daljit Dhaliwal talks with Daniel Levy about the latest developments.

Posted: November 2, 2009 10:58   Comments: 143
Israel’s West Bank expansion defies President Obama

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Israel’s West Bank expansion defies President Obama

Defense Minister Ehud Barak said that the building of Jewish settlements in the West Bank is "a national necessity." Daniel Levy of the Middle East Task Force at the New America Foundation discusses the issue of settlements and whether or not there will be a freeze on settlement construction.

Posted: September 8, 2009 18:07   Comments: 37
Israel indicates a military strike on Iran is possible

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Israel indicates a military strike on Iran is possible

In a critical week for U.S.-Israeli relations, four prominent American officials are in Israel to discuss key topics such as Iran's nuclear threat and Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Daniel Levy of the New American Foundation discusses developments out of the Middle East.

Posted: July 27, 2009 16:03   Comments: 22
Israel may be open to a freeze on settlement building

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Israel may be open to a freeze on settlement building

On Tuesday, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak is set to meet with George Mitchell, President Obama's special envoy to the Middle East, about a freeze on settlement building. Daniel Levy of the New America Foundation discusses the importance of the settlement issue to the peace process.

Posted: June 29, 2009 11:13   Comments: 23
Netanyahu endorses two-state solution, with strings attached

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Netanyahu endorses two-state solution, with strings attached

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has endorsed the idea of a Palestinian state for the first time, but with tough conditions and a refusal to stop building in Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Daniel Levy of the New America Foundation discusses the announcement and Israel's reaction to the Iranian election.

Posted: June 15, 2009 15:56   Comments: 9
U.S. envoy to greet new Israeli leaders on Mideast trip

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U.S. envoy to greet new Israeli leaders on Mideast trip

The Obama administration's special envoy to the Middle East, George Mitchell, is on his first mission to Israel since Benjamin Netanyahu became prime minister. Daniel Levy of the New America Foundation discusses what may come of this delicate diplomatic mission.

Posted: April 15, 2009 14:13   Comments: 2
Israeli Labor joins hardliner to form coalition government

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Israeli Labor joins hardliner to form coalition government

They are an odd couple of Israeli politics -- but on Tuesday, hardliner Benjamin Netanyahu and Ehud Barak, head of the much more liberal Labor Party, joined together to form a new government. Daniel Levy of the New America Foundation discusses how the coalition was formed.

Posted: March 24, 2009 16:15   Comments: 1
Hard-liner Netanyahu to become Israeli prime minister

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Hard-liner Netanyahu to become Israeli prime minister

Daniel Levy of the New America Foundation discusses Benjamin Netanyahu, the leader of the hard-line Likud Party who has been asked by the president to form Israel’s next government and become its prime minister.

Posted: February 20, 2009 14:27   Comments: 1

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