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All Posts Tagged With: "Ghassan Shabaneh"

Tentative talks resume in the Middle East

Interview

Tentative talks resume in the Middle East

After 14 months of silence, Israeli and Palestinian leaders are set to hold indirect peace talks. For more, Daljit Dhaliwal speaks to Ghassan Shabaneh, assistant professor of international studies at Marymount Manhattan College, and Steven Cook, senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.

Posted: March 9, 2010 17:58   Comments: 82
Egypt installing metal wall to block Gaza Strip smugglers

Interview

Egypt installing metal wall to block Gaza Strip smugglers

With U.S. help, Egypt is erecting a massive iron wall to prevent smugglers from entering Gaza. The tunnel network is used to import civilian goods and military weaponry. The decision to step up anti-smuggling efforts came after Operation Cast Lead. For more on recent events in the Palestinian territories, Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Ghassan Shabaneh.

Posted: December 14, 2009 13:08   Comments: 145
Netanyahu proposes 10-month West Bank settlement freeze

Interview

Netanyahu proposes 10-month West Bank settlement freeze

Today Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu proposed a 10-month freeze on settlement construction. For more on the latest announcement, Martin Savidge speaks with Ghassan Shabaneh about how Netanyahu might be trying to prop up Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and why the Palestinians have already rejected Israel's offer.

Posted: November 25, 2009 17:10   Comments: 29
Numerous Arab nations fear a nuclear Iran

Interview (video)

Numerous Arab nations fear a nuclear Iran

A war of words between the United States and Iran is growing, just days before the two countries are scheduled to hold their first direct negotiations in three decades. Ghassan Shabaneh of Marymount Manhattan College discusses how Arab nations view Iran.

Posted: September 28, 2009 14:39   Comments: 10
Symbols, not breakthroughs, stem from Mideast summit

Interview (video)

Symbols, not breakthroughs, stem from Mideast summit

U.S. President Barack Obama brought together the Israeli and Palestinian leaders in New York on Tuesday. Ghassan Shabaneh of Marymount Manhattan College discusses the significance of the meeting for the peace process.

Posted: September 22, 2009 11:32   Comments: 20
Palestinians eye high-level talks on Israeli settlements

Interview (video)

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
U.S. releases Iraqi militant suspected in five soldier deaths

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U.S. releases Iraqi militant suspected in five soldier deaths

Ghassan Shabaneh of Marymount Manhattan College discusses the U.S. military's release of Shiite militant Laith al-khazali, suspected of killing five American soldiers in 2007.

Posted: June 9, 2009 11:51   Comments: 3
U.S. demands an end to Israeli settlements

Interview (video)

U.S. demands an end to Israeli settlements

The U.S. is demanding that Israel stop building Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Ghassan Shabaneh of Marymount Manhattan College discusses the dispute, what steps the Obama administration can take and Obama's meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

Posted: May 28, 2009 14:50   Comments: 23
Tune in: Online radio show on the roots of the Gaza war

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Tune in: Online radio show on the roots of the Gaza war

Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge hosts a webcasted radio show to discuss the historical roots of the current war in Gaza and the Israeli-Hamas conflict. Listen here.

Posted: January 12, 2009 16:44   Comments: 4
Arabs respond to war in Gaza

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Arabs respond to war in Gaza

Ghassan Shabaneh discusses the Arab world's response to Israeli air strikes in Gaza.

Posted: December 31, 2008 16:26   Comments: 2

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