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Diplomacy

A Comprehensive Strategy for the Middle East

Report 5 March 2009
Fewer than 50 days into his Presidency, Barack Obama has begun to set a different framework for how America deals with the Middle East. There is no question that today America’s choices and flexibility in the region are far greater than they were only 50 days ago.
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The U.S. Must Engage in the Middle East Peace Process

Report 7 January 2009
News out of Gaza this morning seems to have taken a more hopeful turn with some progress toward an Egyptian-French plan that is being offered to generate a ceasefire – though the situation remains unclear. Moreover, Israel has declared a three hour a day truce to allow humanitarian aid to enter Gaza and Hamas officials are saying they will not fire rockets during those three hours.  There are some welcome indications that the Bush administration may be working with Egyptian and French negotiators behind the scenes, but the reality is that the US remains conspicuously absent.
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The U.S. Must Engage in the Middle East Peace Process

Press Release Washington, D.C. 7 January 2009

War in Gaza Exposes Failed Bush Legacy

Report 6 January 2009
As fighting erupted in Gaza over the last few weeks, the Bush administration was in a familiar place: on the sidelines.  As foreign leaders from around the world immersed themselves in the conflict, with at least three different shuttle diplomacy initiatives underway, the Bush administration was largely absent.
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Terrorism & National Security

The Myth of "Islamofascism"

Report 14 November 2007
The simplistic term “Islamofascism,” which is consistently used by conservatives, undermines America’s national security.
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