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David Ignatius on Peace in Afghanistan

Encouraging Signs Toward Peace in Afghanistan By David Ignatius Washington Post “In this season of good will, there is a rare bit of good cheer about the prospects for peace with the Taliban in Afghanistan. The reason seems to be … Continue reading

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Nicholas Burns on cease-fire

With Cease-fire, Examining Prospects for Lasting Peace in Middle East Interview with Nicholas Burns PBS NewsHour “Will the cease-fire reached Wednesday between Israel and Hamas hold? Ray Suarez talks to former State Department official Nicholas Burns and Hisham Melham of … Continue reading

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Juliette Kayyem on The Iron Dome

The Iron Dome; Israel’s missile defense system bought time for crucial negotiations By Juliette Kayyem Boston Globe “Iron Dome, Israel’s rocket defense system, fundamentally altered the dynamic between Israel and the Palestinians in Gaza. The system intercepted about 90 percent … Continue reading

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Chuck Freilich on Mideast peace

Renew the Mideast Peace Process? Not Now. By Chuck Freilich Los Angeles Times “Israelis cynically refer to the repeated rounds of violence with the Arabs as ‘happiness,’ as in ‘it’s happy today.’ Before the cease-fire, as Hamas fired 1,000 rockets … Continue reading

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LISTEN – Rami Khouri discusses Gaza-Israel conflict

Rami Khouri speaks with NPR’s “Talk of the Nation” to discuss the Gaza-Israel conflict.

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Chuck Freilich on U.S. and Israeli-Palestinian Peace Efforts

U.S. Should Stay Out of Israeli-Palestinian Peace Efforts, For Now By Chuck Freilich Global Post “Thursday November 15, at 6:45pm on a commuter train in Tel Aviv, a rocket alert sounds, the train stops, and we are told to get … Continue reading

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Nicholas Burns on peace

Talking About Peace By Nicholas Burns Morning Prayers at Appleton Chapel “When I first came to Harvard, I found this chapel a welcome reservoir of rest and hope at the start of busy days. So, I thought this might be the … Continue reading

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