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News from the Middle East: Obama, football, and intifada

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News from the Middle East: Obama, football, and intifada

Worldfocus' Mohammad Al-Kassim looks at headlines from Middle East news outlets, including: a talk-show host's critical assessment of President Obama's first year in office; a legendary football rivalry; and a prediction about a third intifada.

Posted: January 27, 2010 12:51   Comments: 3
Renewed momentum for the Middle East peace process

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Renewed momentum for the Middle East peace process

One of President Obama's first major initiatives was to revive the Middle East peace process. A year later there is some movement toward a resumption of talks. To take a deeper look at the issues, Alon Ben-Meir, a senior fellow at New York University's School of Global Affairs, joins Daljit Dhaliwal.

Posted: January 7, 2010 16:04   Comments: 22
U.S., Israel discuss thorny issue of Israeli settlements

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U.S., Israel discuss thorny issue of Israeli settlements

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. Middle East envoy George Mitchell failed to reach an agreement about Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Daniel Levy of the New America Foundation discusses prospects for a broader Middle East peace deal. Tell us what you think.

Posted: August 26, 2009 12:16   Comments: 136
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
Iran question looms ahead of major U.S. talks in Israel

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Iran question looms ahead of major U.S. talks in Israel

Next week, the Obama administration is sending three high-ranking officials to Israel. Iran and its nuclear program are expected to be high on the agenda. Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies discusses the possibility that Israel might attack Iranian nuclear sites.

Posted: July 24, 2009 11:50   Comments: 2
Palestinians eye high-level talks on Israeli settlements

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Palestinians eye high-level talks on Israeli settlements

On Tuesday, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak and George Mitchell, the Obama administration's special envoy to the Middle East, met in New York. Israel may be open to a freeze on settlement building. Ghassan Shabaneh of Marymount Manhattan College discusses how Palestinians view the settlement issue.

Posted: June 30, 2009 10:24   Comments: 38
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
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
Week in review: Davos, George Mitchell and Afghanistan

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Week in review: Davos, George Mitchell and Afghanistan

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine discusses the week’s top stories: The economic forum in Davos, George Mitchell's mission in the Middle East and the situation in Afghanistan.

Posted: January 30, 2009 15:49   Comments: 8
Obama expands communication with Middle East

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Obama expands communication with Middle East

Daniel Levy of the New America Foundation discusses President Barack Obama's approach to the Middle East, from broadcasting to the Muslim world that "Americans are not your enemy" to trying to help create a lasting cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza.

Posted: January 27, 2009 16:13   Comments: 20

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