What to do while no peace is in sight
Media Mention of Ziad Asali In The Times of Israel - June 22, 2017 - 12:00am

Since the end of WWII, and the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948, the US has played a dominant role in decision-making and management of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. The Oslo Accords were signed in Washington. Madrid Peace conference was organized and dominated by the US.


Living with a sloping status quo for 50 years
Media Mention of Ziad Asali In Arab News - June 8, 2017 - 12:00am

It seemed like the original Arab-Jewish conflict came with two bookends. The first fell into place in 1948. The crushing defeat of the Arabs in 1967 should have been the second, but it was not.


Fifty Years Since 1967: What Have We Learned about Arab-Israeli Peacemaking?
Media Mention of Ziad Asali In - June 7, 2017 - 12:00am

Since 1967 the Arab-Israeli confrontation has been shaped by both war-making and peacemaking. What have we learned about the balance of power, the internal politics of the main actors, and the role of outside powers? What lessons from negotiations—both successful and not—can be applied to today’s situation? Join us as four seasoned observers of the Arab-Israeli conflict share their views on these and other matters.


Six-Day War: 50th Anniversary with Ziad Asali
Media Mention of Ziad Asali In - June 7, 2017 - 12:00am

Dr. Ziad Asali, president and founder of the American Task Force on Palestine, provides a Palestinian perspective on the monumental Six-Day War, and discusses the struggles of establishing a Palestinian state.


ATFP bids farewell to its Executive Director Ghaith Al-Omari
Press Release - December 17, 2014 - 1:00am

ATFP bids farewell to its Executive Director Ghaith Al-Omari. Mr. Al-Omari will be joining the Washington Institute for Near East Policy as a Senior Fellow.     “My eight years at ATFP were a tremendous personal and professional experience” said, Mr. Al-Omari. “I was extremely fortunate to have been part of a team that effectively, consistently and passionately advocated for moderation, coexistence and a two-state solution as a US national security interest.


ISIS and Sexual Slavery
Media Mention of Tala Haikal In The Hill - October 3, 2014 - 12:00am




Women in Iraq, Syria need our help
Media Mention of Tala Haikal In The Hill - October 14, 2014 - 12:00am

Women in Iraq, Syria need our help The Oct. 3 opinion piece by Tala Haikal on The Hill’s Congress Blog (“ISIS and Sexual Slavery”) exposes the terrors perpetrated on women and girls in Iraq and Syria.


Confronting ISIL: The Day and Decade "After"
Media Mention of Ziad Asali In The Huffington Post - September 26, 2014 - 12:00am

Confronting ISIL: The Day and Decade "After" 


The Solution to Middle East Chaos
Media Mention of Tala Haikal In The Huffington Post - July 28, 2014 - 12:00am

The Solution to Middle East Chaos


Empathy Is Essential to Humanity
Media Mention of Tala Haikal In The Huffington Post - July 10, 2014 - 12:00am

Empathy Is Essential to Humanity Nelson Mandela once said "you will achieve more in this world through acts of mercy than you will through acts of retribution." If only Mandela were still alive and could guide and inspire Israelis and Palestinians to eschew revenge and violence, especially when it comes to children.



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