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Middle East Diplomacy

Can the U.S. and Iran Become Trustworthy Rivals?

Bahman Baktiari | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics
Bahman Baktiari

It is time to end 35 years of wasteful cold war and mutual satanization with Iran. Both nations must instead focus their full diplomatic powers on stabilizing the deteriorating security conditions in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and beyond.

Pope Francis' Holy Land Visit Marks Major Moment For Diplomacy

AP | Nicole Winfield | Posted 05.23.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis insists his weekend pilgrimage to the Middle East is a "strictly religious" commemoration of a key turning point in C...

Can the Arab Spring Bring Peace to the Middle East?

Steven Strauss | Posted 06.15.2012 | World
Steven Strauss

The Arab Spring presents a unique opportunity to envision a better Middle East, joining the global community with dignity and prosperity.

Obama To Meet Abbas On Wednesday

AP | Posted 11.20.2011 | World

NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama will meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (mahk-MOOD' ah-BAHS') on Wednesday as the push to head off a Mid...

Democracy? They'll Get Back to You on That

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

In consideration of the recent developments which have been extensively chronicled, and in light of the present situation causing widespread concerns...

Obama And Middle East

Bloomberg | Jonathan Ferziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"The Prime Ministers: An Intimate Narrative of Israeli Leadership." This vivid memoir shows that friction has always characterized U.S.-Israeli relati...

Obama's Diplomatic Strategy Consists Of Rounding Up Anti-Iranian Posse: Analysis

Jerusalem Post | Herb Keinon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

New US President Barack Obama has made it clear that his is a much different style. Not cut in the lone, solitary sheriff mold, Obama favors the posse...

Even Bigger than The Hype: Obama's Candidacy as World-Historical

Shahid Buttar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shahid Buttar

But even though racial inequities persist, there is no doubt that the first black President will be a milestone, a watershed seemingly unthinkable before Obama's meteoric candidacy.