June 4, 2009 - 10:56am ATFP Warmly Welcomes President Obama’s Historic Cairo Speech
June 4, 2009

"President Obama's address in Cairo today was a bold and brilliant articulation of what all parties -- the United States, Israel, the Palestinians and the Arab states -- must do to secure a peace agreement"

President Barack Obama delivers a speech in Cairo on June 4 2009 VIDEO: Watch President Obama's Historic Speech in Cairo
June 4, 2009

“Israelis must acknowledge that just as Israel's right to exist cannot be denied, neither can Palestine's.”

Ghaith al Omari at After the Visits: What Next for Middle East Peace? AFTP Advocacy Director Joins Panel on "After the Visits: What Next for Middle East Peace?"
June 2, 2009

Ghaith Al-Omari joined M.J. Rosenberg and Geoffrey Aronson on a panel at the Carnegie Foundation

June 2, 2009 - 1:03pm Obama Talks of Being 'Honest' With Israel
June 2, 2009

President Obama: "Part of being a good friend is being honest. We do have to retain a constant belief in the possibilities of negotiations that will lead to peace. I've said that a freeze on settlements is part of that."

1948 Palestinian Exodus ATFP Original Translation: The Nakba Narrative
June 2, 2009

An ATFP original translation of Hassan Khader's Nakba Narrative explores the continuing role of al nakba in shaping political, ideological and social considerations among Palestinians

June 1, 2009 - 2:02pm "Resolving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict would make the US troops less threatened"
June 1, 2009

CENTCOM Commander General David Petraeus: "I think a lot of things would be better if [the Israeli-Palestinian conflict] were resolved."

Settlements in the West Bank Obama Pushes Israel On Settlement Issue
May 29, 2009

Obama: "I was very clear about the need to stop settlements, to make sure that we are stopping the building of outposts . . . to alleviate some of the pressures that the Palestinian people are under in terms of travel and commerce."

US President Barack Obama Meets with Palestinian Authority President Abbas ATFP Welcomes President Obama’s Strong Support for Palestinian Statehood, Israeli Settlement Freeze
May 28, 2009

President Obama delivers statements of strong support for Palestinian state, complete freeze to all Israeli settlement activity.

Palestinian Students Begin to Recieve their OLPC Laptops ACP Begins Delivery of $200,000 Worth of Laptop Computers to Palestinian Schools
May 28, 2009

American Charities for Palestine has initiated the delivery of laptop computers to schools in Palestine.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: Settlements must stop Israeli Settlement Growth Must Stop, Clinton Says
May 28, 2009

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: “He [President Obama] wants to see a stop to settlements — not some settlements, not outposts, not ‘natural growth’ exceptions.”

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