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Social Media: Middle East/Caucasus: Middle East: Israel

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Bringing Hamas into the Peace Camp
To ensure stability in Gaza, Hamas needs to be encouraged in its momentous shift from jihadism to political participation. By Shlomo Ben-Ami (7/14/2005) Read More...

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We can't win this war the old way
The author argues that the current "war on terrorism" cannot be won by armies, but must be waged by skilled intelligence at home, a solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict, etc. By Timothy Garton A... Read More...

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The author discusses the prospect of the use of nuclear weapons by Islamic terrorists on the U.S. Pakistan's nuclear arsenal is focused on specifically as a likely source of nuclear materials for suc... Read More...

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If It's a Muslim Problem, It Needs a Muslim Solution
The author provides an argument that a solution must come from within the Muslim "village" in order to halt terrorist attacks which are increasing the isolation and mistrust between the West and Musli... Read More...

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China, Israel discuss expanding defense ties
In talks between Chinese and Israeli officials, both sides are working to increase their ties in terms of "defense, trade, tourism, education, and culture." This in the wake of U.S. calls against Isr... Read More...

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The Right Path to Arab Democracy
Albright and Weber recommend a democratic evolution, not a revolution, in the Middle East. Middle Eastern leaders should outline clear paths to reform, with benchmarks along the way. By Madeleine Albr... Read More...

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Reaping What It Sowed
Friedman writes that the spate of suicide attacks in Iraq and across the Arab world is the outgrowth of the anti-Israel suicide bomb movement, now turning against Arab masters. By Thomas L. Friedman. ... Read More...

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If the Settlers Want to Stay, Let Them
A former director of the Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies at Tel Aviv University & advisor to Prime Minister Ehud Barak argues that Jewish settlers choosing to live under Palestinian sovereignty ma... Read More...

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Rooting for the Good Guys
Friedman writes that political turmoil in Israel, the Palestinian territories, Iraq, and Lebanon all pose the question of whether democracy can take root and thrive in the Middle East. By Thomas L. F... Read More...

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Bank probe reaches Russian mogul
Russian-Jewish media mogul Vladimir Gusinsky has been questioned by Israeli police as part of a probe into money laundering allegations. BBC News 4 April 2005. Read More...

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Book Review: The Missing Peace: The Inside Story of the Fight for Middle East Peace
No one is more qualified to recount and examine the on-again, off-again Middle East peace process than Dennis Ross, who served as Middle East envoy and the chief peace negotiator under both George H.W... Read More...

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Israel and Europe - Options for future relations
H.E. Dr. Oded Eran, Israel’s Ambassador to the EU makes a plea for “membership minus”, which would involve closer cooperation between Israel and the EU in the field of research, security, and possible... Read More...

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Media violence and terrorism
This publication attempts to reveal some of the profound changes in the way that fundamental liberties such as freedom of expression and press freedom have been affected by terrorism and the efforts b... Read More...

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Hamas manoeuvres in wake of truce
The smiles and the handshakes at the Palestinian-Israeli summit were barely over before Hamas delivered its bleak verdict. Mistrust is keeping Palestinian militants from committing to a ceasefire. By... Read More...

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Mid-East Leaders Announce Truce
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon have announced a cease-fire at a summit in Egypt on Tuesday, representing the greatest prospect for peace since the beginnin... Read More...

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Israel to Hand Over Several West Bank Cities
Representing a tangible aspect of the continued high-level negotiations between the administrations of Ariel Sharon and Mahmoud Abbas, Israel will hand over security control of several West Bank citie... Read More...

IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Mohammed Abu-Nimer
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Mohammed Abu-Nimer
Dr. Mohammed Abu-Nimer, Associate professor at the American University's School of International Service in International Peace and Conflict Resolution, Director of the Peace Building and Development... Read More...

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Cheney Says Israel Might 'Act First' on Iran
In an interview with Don Imus, the Vice President outlines the prospect of Israeli action against Iran. By David E. Sanger. (New York Times, 1/21/2005) Read More...

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Cheney Says Iran Tops List of Trouble Spots
Vice President Dick Cheney said on Thursday that Iran was at the top of the administration's list of world trouble spots and expressed concern that Israel "might well decide to act first" to eliminate... Read More...

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A World Without Israel
Imagine that Israel never existed. Would the economic malaise and political repression that drive angry young men to become suicide bombers vanish? Would the Palestinians have an independent state? Wo... Read More...

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Whither the Persian-Jewish alliance?
There is a romantic suggestiveness to the relations between Persians and Jews that has survived the hostility between Iran and Israel. Today, the same forces that once brought the two together are fue... Read More...

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World Bank urges Israel to end Palestinian closures
Article discusses the World Bank's plea to Israel to reduce restrictions on trade between Israel and Palestine. Also discusses what the World Bank thinks Palestine should do to help their economy. (Th... Read More...

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World Bank: Disengagement Alone Won't Help PA Economy
Discusses what Israel needs to do in order to ensure their own safety as well as help the Palestinian economy. By Ora Coren (Haaertz.com, 11/3/04) Read More...

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Russian FM welcomes Israeli cooperation on terror
Israeli newspaper reports co-operation and support to Russia in light of recent terrorist attacks. Also discusses foreign policy issues between the two states. (Haaretz International, 9/6/04) Read More...

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US Christian Right's grip on Middle East policy
Discusses the U.S. right-wing Protestant fundamentalist movement and its influence in US support for the policies of the rightist Likud government in Israel. By Stephen Zunes. (Asia Times, 7/8/2004) Read More...

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Think Again: Al Qaeda
The mere mention of al Qaeda conjures images of an efficient terrorist network guided by a powerful criminal mastermind. Yet al Qaeda is more lethal as an ideology than as an organization. “Al Qaedais... Read More...

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Israeli debate: Bring the settlers home
Discusses the settlers and forces of the extreme right who won the referendum on Ariel Sharon's disengagement plan. (International Herald Tribune, 5/13/2004) Read More...

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The Disintegration of Palestine
In the New York Review of Books, Edward R. F. Sheehan discusses the plight of the Palestinian. With a road map that nobody seems to be following what hopes can the Geneva Accords bring to the situati... Read More...

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Arafat attacks Sharon's Gaza plan
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has reacted angrily to President Bush's decision to endorse the Israeli prime minister's plan for the Middle East. (4/15/2004 BBC News) Read More...

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