Press Release
Contact Information: Hussein Ibish
October 9, 2009 - 12:00am

National Security Advisor James Jones to Address ATFP Gala Oct. 15

Media contact: Hussein Ibish, (202) 438-7297

Washington, DC, Oct. 9 – ATFP is pleased to announce that National Security Advisor to the President, General James Jones, USMC (Ret), will be the featured keynote speaker at the Fourth Annual Gala of the American Task Force on Palestine. Prior to his appointment as National Security Advisor, General Jones served as the State Department’s Special Envoy for Middle East Regional Security.

Entitled “Palestine Alongside Israel: Liberty, Security, Prosperity,” the Gala will be held on Oct. 15 in Washington, DC, and will honor Dr. Najat Arafat Khelil, Dr. Shibley Telhami, and Dr. Fuad Jubran for their contributions to the fields of Conflict Resolution, Scholarship, and Science & Medical Education. At the Gala ATFP will also present a Special Recognition to Amb. Robert H. Pelletreau commemorating 20 years of US-Palestinian diplomacy.

Who:  National Security Advisor James Jones
What:  American Task Force on Palestine Fourth Annual Gala
Where:  Ritz-Carlton, 1150 22nd street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037
When:  Thursday, October 15, 6:30PM
Attire:  Black tie

The Gala will feature a silent auction of approximately 150 works of art and crafts.
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