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April 30th

ATFP Senior Fellow Addresses Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism
Press Release - Contact Information: Hussein Ibish - April 28, 2009 - 11:00pm

On April 22, ATFP Senior Fellow Hussein Ibish addressed the question of Israeli-Palestinian peace at the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino. Ibish said that the Gaza war had again proven that neither Israelis nor Palestinians could achieve their fundamental aims or secure their national interests through the use of violence, and that a decent future for both peoples depends on an end-of-conflict agreement that allows a Palestinian state to live alongside Israel in peace and security.


ATFP Senior Fellow and Israel’s Consul General in “Mock Peace Summit” on NPR
Press Release - Contact Information: Hussein Ibish - April 29, 2009 - 11:00pm

On Tuesday, April 28 2009, ATFP Senior Fellow Hussein Ibish and Jacob Dayan, the Consul General of Israel to the Southwest US, took part in a “mock peace summit" at the Japanese American National Museum in downtown Los Angeles. The program was broadcast on KPCC-FM’s AirTalk show and was hosted by the noted radio journalist Larry Mantle. The event was co-hosted by Community Advocates Inc., a nonprofit organization that advocates innovative approaches to human relations and race relations in Los Angeles.


April 27th

ATFP Senior Fellow Debates ADL’s Dallas Director on Middle East Peace
Press Release - Contact Information: Hussein Ibish - April 26, 2009 - 11:00pm

On April 21, ATFP Senior Fellow Hussein Ibish debated the Dallas regional director of the Anti-Defamation League, Mark L. Briskman, on the future of peace and conflict between Israel and the Palestinians at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Ibish emphasized the strong need both parties have for a peace agreement and the important role the Obama administration should play in helping them move forward. Ibish said the conflict was driven by the occupation and that ending it was the key to any viable peace agreement. Mr.


April 23rd

ATFP hosts Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish
Press Release - Contact Information: Mohammed Maraqa - April 22, 2009 - 11:00pm

Washington, DC, April 21, 2009 – The American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) hosted a meeting with Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, a Palestinian doctor who tragically lost three daughters and a niece during Israel’s military incursion into Gaza last January. The meeting was attended by ATFP board members and supporters.


April 17th

ATFP Senior Fellow speaks at Towson University
Press Release - Contact Information: Hussein Ibish - April 16, 2009 - 11:00pm

ATFP senior fellow Hussein Ibish spoke at Towson University on April 16 on the subject of “a third intifada or peace?” Dr. Ibish told the audience that peace was vital to both the Israeli and Palestinian national interests, and that a “third intifada” might be a predictable outcome of the long-term failure of peace talks, but would likely be a disaster for both sides. “In contrast to the largely nonviolent first intifada, the militarized second intifada was a disaster for the Palestinian national movement” he said.


April 10th

ATFP President Ziad Asali Speaks at Annual Conference on World Affairs
Press Release - Contact Information: Hussein Ibish - April 6, 2009 - 11:00pm

Ziad Asali, President of the American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP), spoke at several panels at the Sixty-first Annual Conference on World Affairs at the University of Colorado, Boulder, held from April 6 –10.



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