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Syria Israel Talks

Sy Hersh: Syria Still Wants Peace With Israel, Despite Gaza Operation

The New Yorker | Seymour M. Hersh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When the Israelis' controversial twenty-two-day military campaign in Gaza ended, on January 18th, it also seemed to end the promising peace talks betw...

Syria's Assad Praises Obama, Asks For Meeting

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — Syrian President Bashar Assad has expressed worry over what he sees as Israeli society's turn to the right, according to a newspaper inte...

Iran: Strategy and Tactics

Richard Klass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Klass

Iraq, Israel-Syria talks, Gaza and Lebanon all affect and are affected by the US-Iran imbroglio. The Middle East is one of the most interwoven political webs on the globe.

Israeli-Syrian Negotiations: The Need For A Bold Move

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alon Ben-Meir

Despite the White House statements indicating that the US will not participate in talks with Syria, reaching an agreement between Israel and Syria will have a dramatically positive ripple effect throughout the Middle East.

Seth Colter Walls

Former NSC Official: Israel Ignored Bush's Knesset Speech

HuffingtonPost.com | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According to 29-year CIA veteran and former NSC official Bruce Riedel, Wednesday's announcement of joint peace negotiations between Israel and Syria r...