Tag Archives: Mahmoud Abbas

Analysis: Obama: An Innocent Abroad

Jerusalem Post- 21/05/2009 The London-based Arabic newspaper Al-Quds al-Arabi has published what it claims are key details of the new Middle East peace plan to be presented by President Obama in his speech in Cairo on June 4. Details of … Continue reading

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Democratic Converts in Borrowed Array

Haaretz-11/03/2005 Euphoria is back. Democracy, it appears, is about to experience a late birth in our region. The Berlin Wall of the Arabs has fallen, and all will shortly be transformed. But the new and emerging political language in the … Continue reading

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Don’t Expect Peace Soon

The Guardian- 08/12/2006 Don’t expect peace soon: Hostile forces have to be defeated before any meaningful Middle East talks can take place. Internal politics and wider regional strategy largely explain the sudden re-emergence of talk about conflict resolution between Israelis … Continue reading

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Reinforcing Failure

The Guardian-29/06/2007 Israeli responses to the news that Tony Blair has accepted the post of Quartet Middle East Envoy have ranged from the warmly supportive, via the mildly bemused, to the downright opposed. The former British prime minister is generally … Continue reading

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