As Hamas rises, peace prospects sink, observers say
Media Mention of Hussein Ibish In USA Today - March 18, 2013 - 11:00pm

  President Obama visits Israel and the West Bank capital of Ramallah this week in a Middle East that has changed so dramatically that the two-state solution he has championed seems more than ever a mirage.


Obama’s Israel Itinerary Includes Some Standard Stops, but Not Others
Media Mention of Ghaith al-Omari In The New York Times - March 12, 2013 - 11:00pm

President Obama plans to visit the Church of the Nativity, but not the Western Wall, when he travels to Israel next week. He will speak at Jerusalem’s convention center, but not before the Knesset, Israel’s Parliament.


Kerry's Impromptu Meeting With Abbas
Media Mention of Hussein Ibish In The Daily Beast - March 10, 2013 - 11:00pm

John Kerry’s unscheduled meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Monday during his first official trip abroad was anything but a rogue moment for the new secretary of State.


This Is What the Challenges for Israel and Palestine Look Like
In Print by Ziad Asali - The Atlantic (Opinion) - March 5, 2013 - 12:00am

As President Obama prepares to visit Israel and Palestine later this month, he's facing a set of political and diplomatic impasses that seem virtually insurmountable. Israel and the Palestinians have never been further apart on final-status issues since formal negotiations began more than 20 years ago.


Analysts Assess Chances of Progress on Mideast Peace Under Kerry
Media Mention of Ziad Asali In Voice of America - February 28, 2013 - 12:00am

The U.S. secretary of state is currently traveling in the Middle East, and the president will be travelling there next month.


A campaign to talk up a two-state solution
In Print by Ghaith al-Omari - The Washington Post (Opinion) - March 1, 2013 - 12:00am

 


ATFP Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Announces Oct. 23 Gala
Press Release - February 15, 2013 - 12:00am

  Feb. 15, Washington DC -- The American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) today celebrates the end of its 10th year of operations and the beginning of its second decade. Since its founding in 2003, ATFP has built on a clear mission: to advocate that a negotiated end-of-conflict solution that allows for two states, Israel and Palestine, to live side-by-side in peace, security and dignity is in the American national interest.  


ATFP Welcomes Reports Congress on Track to Release All US Aid to the PA
Press Release - Contact Information: Hussein Ibish - February 14, 2013 - 12:00am

  The American Task Force on Palestine today warmly welcomed reports that following a year of holds and delays, Congress appears to be preparing to release all outstanding US aid, totaling more than $500 million, to the Palestinian Authority. This aid is essential for the PA budget, to meet the payroll for public employees, fund crucial institution-building programs and finance the PA security services. ATFP thanks the Obama administration and leaders in Congress for taking the initiative to release this vital assistance to the Palestinian people.  


ATFP Hosts Washington Briefing on Israeli and Palestinian Schoolbooks
Press Release - Contact Information: Hussein Ibish - February 7, 2013 - 12:00am

  ATFP Hosts Washington Briefing on Israeli and Palestinian Schoolbooks  



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