July 24th

A Nuclear Deal Inspires More Questions Than Answers
Media Mention of Ghaith al-Omari In - December 3, 2013 - 1:00am

What Are All the Implications That Spin Out From Agreement By Ghaith Al-Omari

Stateless and Starving
Media Mention of Hussein Ibish In Foreign Policy - March 7, 2014 - 1:00am

Prospects for Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations
Media Mention of Ghaith al-Omari In - March 19, 2014 - 12:00am

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The real impact of Israel's "Jewish state" demand
Media Mention of Hussein Ibish In NOW Lebanon - March 11, 2014 - 12:00am

The real impact of Israel's "Jewish state" demand

J Street U speakers discuss Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the 2-state solution
Media Mention of Ghaith al-Omari In - April 29, 2014 - 12:00am

J Street U speakers discuss Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the 2-state solution Olivia Exstrum, ReporterApril 29, 2014 J Street U Northwestern, a student group which promotes a two-state solution in the Middle East, hosted an event on Tuesday focused on how to effectively discuss the conflict by allowing both sides to voice their opinions.

Panel Talks Palestine Peace
Media Mention of Ghaith al-Omari In - March 28, 2014 - 12:00am

Panel Talks Palestine Peace March 28, 2014 by Sydney Winkler

How many times must the Palestinians recognize Israel?
Media Mention of Hussein Ibish In Haaretz - March 3, 2014 - 1:00am

How many times must the Palestinians recognize Israel? Netanyahu’s new 'Jewish state' mantra negates the fact that Palestinians recognized Israel more than twenty years ago.

The Conflict in Gaza: Recalculating the Political-Military Equation
Media Mention of Ghaith al-Omari In Washington Institute for Near East Policy - July 23, 2014 - 12:00am



Gaza fighting continues amid ceasefire efforts. (AP/Ha’aretz)

The Palestinian death toll in Gaza reaches 734. (Ma’an/PNN)

Israeli troops arrest 150 Palestinians in southern Gaza. (JTA/Times of Israel)

Israeli occupation forces detain 10 Palestinians in Nablus and Hebron. (Ma’an)

The Al-Qassam Brigades claim to have killed eight Israeli soldiers in an attack in Gaza. (Ma’an)

The Israeli military says five rockets fired from Gaza were intercepted over Tel Aviv. (Ma’an/JTA/Ynet)

The Egyptian army thwarts two attacks against Israel. (Jerusalem Post)

Hamas says progress has been made in negotiations to end the Gaza conflict. (AFP)

Sec. Kerry is pressing Turkey and Qatar to secure Hamas’s agreement for a ceasefire. (Ha’aretz)

Jordan proposes a ceasefire resolution at the UNSC. (Jordan Times)

The UN Human Rights Council votes to establish an inquiry into human rights violations in Gaza. (New York Times/Times of Israel/The National)

Israel calls for the rejection of the UN Human Rights Council inquiry.(JTA/Ynet)

Israel is reviving the debate about whether Hamas uses civilian shields. (New York Times)

The FAA lifts its ban on US flights in and out of Israel. (AP/Reuters/New York Times)

European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv-bound flights. (AP)

The Obama administration asks Congress to fast-track Israel’s request for an additional $225 million for the Iron Dome anti-missile system. (JTA)

The majority of Israelis back the destruction of all Gazan tunnels. (The Media Line)

Foreign correspondents in Israel complain of intimidation against journalists who are reporting on the fighting in Gaza. (New York Times)

France announces an 11-million-euro aid package to Gaza. (AFP)

Brazil recalls its ambassador in Tel Aviv to protest the “disproportionate use of force by Israel" in Gaza. (Ha’aretz)

The Iraqi parliament elects senior Kurdish politician Fouad Masoum as president. (Washington Post/Reuters/The National)

The OPCW says all toxic chemicals removed from Syria have been delivered to destruction facilities outside the country.  (Reuters)

IS attacks parts of a besieged army base in northern Syria. (AP)

IS orders female genital mutilation in Iraq. (Reuters)


Michael Young says from a political perspective, Hamas has gained more from the Gaza war than Israel. (Daily Star)

Roger Cohen says the peoples of the Holy Land are “condemned” to each other. (New York Times)

Gershon Baskin says the only way that Hamas can be defeated is when the Palestinian people will decide to get rid of them. (Jerusalem Post)

Yasmeen Serhan says anti-Semitism has no place in Palestine advocacy. (972)

Khaled Diab says peaceful resistance will deliver the greatest dividend in Palestine. (The National)

Ha’aretz says one of the harsh consequences of “Operation Protective Edge” is the damage this war is causing to relations between Jewish and Palestinian citizens of Israel. (Ha’aretz)l

Nahum Barnea says, after removing the tunnel threat, Israel should take its forces out of Gaza but maintain military freedom of action. (Ynet)

Shlomi Eldar says no organization could be more dangerous to Israel than Hamas. (Al-Monitor)

The Washington Post says the US should push for disarming Hamas in Gaza. (Washington Post)

Stephen Games asks if the BBC can really report from Gaza. (Ha’aretz)

Michael Young says the decline of Christianity in Iraq and the Arab world has been a reality for some time, with no sign of stopping. (The National)

The New York Times says minorities in Iraq need to be able to return to their communities and live in peace. (New York Times)

Madeleine Albright and David Miliband say the international community could be on the cusp of a humanitarian breakthrough in Syria. (Foreign Policy)

Jeffrey Goldberg says the Muslim world seems more interested in Arabs who are killed by Jews than in Arabs killed by Arabs. (The Atlantic)

Joyce Karam says Congress is attempting to track Hezbollah’s sophisticated web of funding. (Al Arabiya)

Eyad Abu Shakra looks at the impact of regional developments on Lebanon’s political scene.  (Asharq al-Awsat)

July 22nd

Ziad Asali expresses confidence about success of Kerry's push for peace talks
Media Mention of Ziad Asali In Al-Arabiya - July 19, 2013 - 12:00am

American Task Force on Palestine - 1634 Eye St. NW, Suite 725, Washington DC 20006 - Telephone: 202-262-0017