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Mitt Romney Palestine

Joshua Hersh

Romney Grabs For Momentum On Foreign Policy Front | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney sought to seize political momentum on a new front Monday, delivering a robust foreign policy speech that included a few new ...

Sam Stein

Romney To Soften Stance On Israel-Palestine Peace Process | Sam Stein | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Days after Mitt Romney backed off his claim, made during a secretly recorded fundraiser, that 47 percent of Americans depend on the gove...

Would Romney Prosperity Pacts Work in Palestine?

Steve Clemons | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Whether Romney is right or not, his jobs talk and the notion of "Prosperity Pacts" are a step ahead of the rhetoric that typecasts instability in the Middle East as a function of Islamic culture and fanaticism.

Joshua Hersh

Bill Clinton Says America Cannot Just Let Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Fester | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.23.2012 | World

Comparing the Israeli-Palestinian standoff in the Middle East to an "abscessed tooth," former President Bill Clinton told CNN's Fareed Zakaria on Sund...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Romney Campaign Pushes Back On Israel, Palestine Comments From Fundraiser Video | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Romney campaign sought to defend Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Wednesday over his controversial comments that a pea...

Mitt Romney: 'Palestinians Have No Interest Whatsoever In Establishing Peace'

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney argued that the Palestinian people ultimately don't want a peaceful settlement with Israelis and that pursuit of such a peace process woul...

Romney, the 'Hand of Providence,' and Israel

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

Culture is an elusive and elastic concept. It can lead outside observers, who may not know much about the region, to make missteps when they venture there.

Debate the Cause and Effects of 'Occupation,' but Not Its Existence

Brent E. Sasley | Posted 10.02.2012 | World
Brent E. Sasley

One can reasonably argue whether these measures are necessary or not, temporary or long-term, the fault of Palestinians themselves or Israel, and so on. But it's such an unreasonable distortion of reality to deny occupation.

Romney's World View

Michael Brenner | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics
Michael Brenner

Mitt Romney's provocative remarks in Jerusalem this week on Palestine and Iran have focused attention on how he thinks about American foreign policy generally. Beyond the immediate controversy, there is fresh reason to puzzle as to who exactly the Republican presidential nominee is and who are the people he relies on for advice.

Romney's Palestinian Gaffe -- How Countries Get Wealthy

Nigel Barber | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics
Nigel Barber

Was the presidential candidate making a fair point about the wealth of nations? Or was he gratuitously insulting Israel's neighbors?

Romney Doubles Down On Controversial 'Culture' Remarks

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney Tuesday evening defended his position on the role of culture in a country's prosperity, writing in the National Review that "culture does ...

Mitt Romney Just Played The Race Card

Peter S. Goodman | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics
Peter S. Goodman

Mitt Romney's latest brush with a quotation requiring further explanation is really an act of political genius -- albeit, one of the cravenly cynical ...