ATFP Welcomes New Direct Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations
Press Release - Contact Information: Ghaith al-Omari - July 29, 2013 - 12:00am

  July 29, Washington DC -- The American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) welcomes today's scheduled resumption of direct Israeli-Palestinian negotiations for the first time since 2010.


The Conflict in Gaza: Recalculating the Political-Military Equation
Media Mention of Ghaith al-Omari In Washington Institute for Near East Policy - July 23, 2014 - 12:00am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8aI6tsRVgA


MSNBC's Last Word interview with ATFP President Ziad Asali
Media Mention of Ziad Asali In MSNBC - July 18, 2014 - 12:00am

Who supports Hamas? Nearly 300 Palestinians have died in the conflict between Hamas and Israel as both sides trade rockets and the blame. But who supports Hamas? Ziad Asali discusses.


Operation Protective Edge: The spreading conflagration in the Middle East
Media Mention of Ghaith al-Omari In - July 16, 2014 - 12:00am

Event Summary On Tuesday, as Palestinian militants launched rockets and Israel resumed airstrikes, Egypt's proposal for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas collapsed. On Wednesday morning, AEI's Danielle Pletka hosted Elliott Abrams of the Council on Foreign Relations and Ghaith al Omari of the American Task Force on Palestine for a conversation on the recent escalation of conflict in Israel and the Gaza Strip. 


Gaza conflict sidelines Abbas, but U.S. still betting on Palestinian leader
Media Mention of Ghaith al-Omari In Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) - July 15, 2014 - 12:00am

Gaza conflict sidelines Abbas, but U.S.


ATFP Exec. Dir. Ghaith al-Omari's Remarks at Presbyterian meeting
Media Mention of Ghaith al-Omari In - June 14, 2014 - 12:00am

On Saturday June 14, Ghaith Al-Omari, ATFP Executive Director, spoke at a panel organized by Presbyterian for Middle East Peace. Two other panelists participated in the discussion.  Introduction by John Wimberly and remarks by Ghaith al-Omari: http://vimeo.com/98224528 PFMEP Panel Discussion: http://vimeo.com/98224531 


Experts Outline Challenges, Propose Solutions for Gaza at ATFP-UNRWA Briefing
Media Mention of Ghaith al-Omari In - May 19, 2014 - 12:00am

A group of prominent experts identified a number of key challenges facing the Gaza Strip and its Palestinian residents, and ways to address them, at a briefing jointly hosted by the American Task Force on Palestine (


J Street U speakers discuss Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the 2-state solution
Media Mention of Ghaith al-Omari In - April 29, 2014 - 12:00am

J Street U speakers discuss Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the 2-state solution Olivia Exstrum, ReporterApril 29, 2014 J Street U Northwestern, a student group which promotes a two-state solution in the Middle East, hosted an event on Tuesday focused on how to effectively discuss the conflict by allowing both sides to voice their opinions.


Panel Talks Palestine Peace
Media Mention of Ghaith al-Omari In - March 28, 2014 - 12:00am

Panel Talks Palestine Peace March 28, 2014 by Sydney Winkler


ATFP President Ziad Asali says US Seeking to Salvage Peace Talks
Media Mention of Ziad Asali In Al-Arabiya - March 19, 2014 - 12:00am

Speaking to Al-Arabiya TV, Asali emphasized that current Israeli demands ask more than Pres. Abbas can deliver based on Palestinian public opinion.



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