20/04/2008 News

Carter Meeting Sparks New Debate Over Engaging Hamas

Tags: Bush Administration, Dialogue, Diplomacy, Hamas, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Uncategorized

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Mark Perry (Conflicts Forum) and Robert Satloff (Washington Institute for Near East Policy), NewsHour, PBS, April 18, 2008 Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter met Friday

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01/04/2008 Article

Thoughts on the American Role in Palestinian-Israeli Peacemaking

A transcript of a paper presented at the Palestine Center

/ Frederic C Hof

Tags: Annapolis Conference, Bush Administration, Hamas, Israeli-Palestinian conflict


Remarks of Frederic C. Hof, The Palestine Center of the Jerusalem Fund, March 20, 2008 Fred Hof, a keen Middle East observer and former member

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22/01/2008 Article

Nasrallah Forecasts the Prospect of Coming Conflict


Tags: Bush Administration, Gaza, Hezbollah, Iran, Israel, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Lebanon, Middle East, Syria


On January 15, the Secretary General of Hezbollah Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah delivered a speech celebrating the death anniversary of Shi’i Imam Al-Husayn. The following is

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03/12/2007 Interview

Bottom-up Peacebuilding in the Occupied Territories

Tags: Dialogue, Fatah, Hamas, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Occupied Territories


Alastair Crooke interviewed by Aisling Byrne, Projects Co-ordinator with Conflicts Forum, Beirut, November, 2007 Alastair Crooke, former special Mid-East adviser to European Union’s Foreign Policy

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11/11/2007 Article

Mish’al’s speech to Arab Intellectuals


Tags: Fatah, Gaza, Hamas, Israel, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, PLO


On November 5, Hamas Political Bureau Chief Khalid Mish’al gave a speech to Arab intellectuals gathered at the Palestine Culture Institute in Damascus. The following

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07/11/2007 Publication

Hamas and al-Qaida: The Prospects for Radicalization in the Palestinian Occupied Territories

/ Khalid Amayreh

Tags: Al Qaeda, Gaza, Hamas, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Occupied Territories

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The rise of the Islamic Resistance Movement — Hamas — in the Palestinian Occupied Territories of the West Bank and Gaza provided a challenge for

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01/11/2007 Publication

“Follow Us Not Them” — The Ramallah Model: Washington’s Palestinian Failure

/ Geoffrey Aronson

Tags: Bush Administration, Diplomacy, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Palestinians

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George Bush’s “vision” of a resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is based on the supremacy of the “Ramallah model” over the “Gaza model.” U.S. policy

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07/10/2007 Article

Secularism and Islamism in the Arab World

/ Sukant Chandan

Tags: Al Qaeda, Al Qaeda in Iraq, Fatah, Hamas, Hezbollah, Intifada, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Middle East, Muslim Brotherhood, Palestinians, Political Islam, Secularism


Secularism in the political leadership in the Arab world has had a very short life-span if put into historical context. It became a dominant political

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19/08/2007 Article

The Great Middle East Peace Process Scam

/ Henry Siegman

Tags: Bush Administration, Hamas, Israel, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Palestinians


London Review of Books, August 19, 2007 When Ehud Olmert and George W. Bush met at the White House in June, they concluded that Hamas’s

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