Can UN observers end the cycle of violence?
Interview with Hussein Ibish - Al-Jazeera English - April 14, 2012 - 12:00am

As the UN security council debates a resolution to send 30 monitors into Syria to monitor the ceasefire between Syrian government forces and the opposition fighters, the shelling and gunfire continues. On the second day of the UN-backed ceasefire to end the 13-month uprising, protests continued. Both sides are believed to have breached the terms, with several deaths being reported. The violence now makes the UN's next move more important than ever. But as Ahmad Fawzi, Kofi Annan's spokesperson, points out, there is still a long way to go:

Ziad Asali of the American Task For on Palestine on Palestinian Activism and a Palestinian State
Interview with Ziad Asali - Radio Baladi - October 28, 2011 - 12:00am

Listen to Ray Hanania interview ATFP President, Dr. Ziad Asali on Palestinian activism and Palestinian statehood.

The Diane Rehm Show: Palestinian Push for U.N. Membership
Interview with Ziad Asali - National Public Radio (NPR) - September 21, 2011 - 12:00am

Guests: Ziad Asali president and founder of The American Task Force on Palestine. Peter David Washington DC bureau chief, The Economist David Makovsky

Realism and State Building in Palestine: Interview with Hussein Ibish
Interview with Hussein Ibish - Prospect - March 2, 2011 - 1:00am

As another decade is added to the over half-century of conflict in Israel and Palestine, optimism continues to be crushed under the weight of time. The breakdown of direct negotiations last September that resulted from Israel’s refusal to continue the freeze on settlements only made the future bleaker. No matter what side of the issue one sits on, it is clear that the approaches of both sides have failed to produce real solutions. New ideas and approaches are necessary if the conflict is going to be resolved in the foreseeable future.

Dr. Asali Interviewed by Al-Riyadh
Interview with Ziad Asali - Al-Riyadh - December 8, 2010 - 1:00am

Dr. Ziad Asali, in an interview with AL-Riyadh Daily, discusses the peace process, regional developments in the Middle East, and pro-Palestine advocacy in the United States. Click here to download the full interview in Arabic

ATFP President Ziad Asali's Introduction for Sec. Clinton at Fifth Annual ATFP Gala
Speech by Ziad Asali at Washington, D.C. - October 20, 2010 - 12:00am

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Beyond the Occupation: Palestine and the Two-State Solution
Interview with Hussein Ibish - In These Times - July 6, 2010 - 12:00am

In the wake of the Israel Defense Force’s violent interdiction of the Free Gaza movement’s “peace flotilla” on May 30, and Israel’s decision to ease the blockade of Gaza as a result, we present a pro-Palestinian viewpoint that favors peaceful co-existence with the Jewish State.

Asali addresses The Israel Project
Speech by Ziad Asali at National Press Club - June 21, 2010 - 12:00am

Dear Jennifer, Thank you and the board and staff of The Israel Project for inviting me to address this distinguished audience. For those of us working here in the United States towards a reasonable and final end of conflict agreement between Israel and the Palestinians, the challenge is more daunting than in most contexts, and the stakes are higher. Those of us who care deeply about peace, Israel, the Palestinians and, above all, our own country, understand that it is our historic mission at this time to spare no effort and to work together towards achieving this crucial goal.

ATFP Senior Fellow on VOA's Encounter Program on the Gaza Flotilla attack
Interview with Hussein Ibish - Voice of America - June 15, 2010 - 12:00am

Topic: Gaza Blockade Controversy

ATFP Senior Fellow on All Things Considered: Israeli Raid Presents Opportunity For Palestinians
Interview with Hussein Ibish - National Public Radio (NPR) - June 7, 2010 - 12:00am

Full transcript below: GUY RAZ, host:Now, the pro-Israel lobby, AIPAC, is proud of its reputation as one of the most powerful advocacy groups in Washington, D.C.

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