Key US panel chief candidate is pro-Israel
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The National
by Sharmila Devi - November 4, 2010 - 11:00pm


EW YORK // Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the likely head of the foreign affairs committee in the House of Representatives, has taken some conservative Republican stances on the Middle East and the Muslim world in the decades since she became the first Cuban-American to be elected as a congresswoman in 1989.


Saudi prince rules out engagement with Israel until Arab land is returned
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Washington Post
by Glenn Kessler - November 3, 2010 - 11:00pm


Saudi Arabia will refuse to "directly or indirectly engage Israel" until it leaves all land captured during the 1967 Six-Day War, a leading member of the Saudi royal family said Thursday, dashing any hopes the Obama administration might have had for rapprochement before a final peace deal.



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