Ibish in Iowa University of Iowa Arab Student Association Forum Features Ibish
May 27, 2009

Dr. Hussein Ibish, senior fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP), delivered a presentation titled “Is Obama Ready for a Middle East Change?” at the University of Iowa.

US President Barack Obama and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas Obama Deserves Palestinian Support
May 27, 2009

Advocacy Director at the American Task Force on Palestine blogs for the Israeli Policy Forum

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas Palestinians still want peace
May 27, 2009

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas: 'We hope the Israelis will understand that we are working hard to achieve peace and that we will do everything we can to reach that goal.'

French President Nicolas Sarkozy Sarkozy says Palestinian state vital to Mideast peace
May 26, 2009

French President Nicolas Sarkozy: "No one would think seriously about peace in the Middle East without giving the Palestinians a state they have been persevering for years. It is their legitimate right."

Israel and the Palestinian Territories Pain and hope
May 22, 2009

Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish: "There is a Palestinian nation and an Israeli nation, and I care about both sides. Those players who oppose peace are not permanent players."

Settlement Construction in the West Bank Clinton calls on Israel to halt 'any kind' of settlement activity
May 21, 2009

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: "We want to see a stop to settlement construction - additions, natural growth, any kind of settlement activity - that is what the president has called for."

ATFP Advocacy Director Ghaith al Omari at a Wilson Center panel Breakthrough or Breakdown: The Obama Administration and the Arab-Israeli Peace Process
May 21, 2009

Mr. Al-Omari maps the current Palestinian political scene, the schism between Hamas and Fatah, forming a new PA government, and internal Fatah dynamics at a Wilson Center panel

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Clinton: Palestinians deserve 'viable state'
May 20, 2009

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: "the president was very clear yesterday in his statement that he wants to see a stop to the settlements."

Israeli Settlements Near Jerusalem Emphasis Differs for Obama, Netanyahu
May 19, 2009

President Obama: Israeli settlements "will have to be stopped in order for us to move forward."

Obama and Netanyahu  Meet Obama Meets with Netanyahu
May 18, 2009

President Obama: "I believe, in the interests not only of the Palestinians but also the Israelis and the United States and the international community to achieve a two-state solution in which Israelis and Palestinians are living side by side in peace and security."

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