ATFP In the News Feed http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media en Does a Two-State Solution Still Exist? http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ziad_asali/2017/09/25/1506312000 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">September 25, 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Ziad Asali </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-outlet"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Media Outlet:&nbsp;</div> The National Interest </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://nationalinterest.org/feature/does-two-state-solution-still-exist-22444?page=3" target="_blank">http://nationalinterest.org/feature/does-two-state-solution-still-exist-22444?pa...</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 24px;"><strong>Does a Two-State Solution Still Exist?</strong></span></p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ziad_asali/2017/09/25/1506312000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Internal Palestinian Politics Diplomacy Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:32:22 +0000 thaikal 33102 at http://www.americantaskforce.org What to do while no peace is in sight http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ziad_asali/2017/06/22/1498104000 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">June 22, 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Ziad Asali </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-outlet"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Media Outlet:&nbsp;</div> The Times of Israel </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/what-to-do-while-peace-is-out-of-reach/" target="_blank">http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/what-to-do-while-peace-is-out-of-reach/</a> </div> </div> </div> <p itemprop="articleBody" style="margin: 0px 0px 21px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: none; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; font-size: 15px; line-height: 21px; font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">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.</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ziad_asali/2017/06/22/1498104000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Internal Palestinian Politics Diplomacy Peace Based on Two States Palestinian Statehood Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:37:30 +0000 thaikal 33100 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Living with a sloping status quo for 50 years http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ziad_asali/2017/06/08/1496894400 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">June 8, 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Ziad Asali </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-outlet"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Media Outlet:&nbsp;</div> Arab News </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.arabnews.com/node/1111716" target="_blank">http://www.arabnews.com/node/1111716</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; line-height: 1.4; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; font-size: 16px; color: rgb(40, 40, 40); font-family: Roboto_Regular, Arial, Georgia, serif; background-color: rgb(254, 254, 254);">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.</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ziad_asali/2017/06/08/1496894400" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Diplomacy Thu, 08 Jun 2017 14:50:54 +0000 thaikal 33098 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Six-Day War: 50th Anniversary with Ziad Asali http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ziad_asali/2017/06/07/1496808000 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">June 7, 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Ziad Asali </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDhbkPDhu1c" target="_blank">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDhbkPDhu1c</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: &quot;YouTube Noto&quot;, Roboto, arial, sans-serif;">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.</span></p> Internal Palestinian Politics Diplomacy Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:07:52 +0000 thaikal 33092 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Fifty Years Since 1967: What Have We Learned about Arab-Israeli Peacemaking? http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ziad_asali/2017/06/06/1496721600 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">June 7, 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Ziad Asali </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/fifty-years-1967-what-have-we-learned-about-arab-israeli-peacemaking" target="_blank">https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/fifty-years-1967-what-have-we-learned-about-a...</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: rgb(33, 35, 35); font-family: lato, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; text-align: -webkit-center;">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&mdash;both successful and not&mdash;can be applied to today&rsquo;s situation? Join us as four seasoned observers of the Arab-Israeli conflict share their views on these and other matters.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ziad_asali/2017/06/06/1496721600" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Diplomacy Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:10:09 +0000 thaikal 33093 at http://www.americantaskforce.org ATFP bids farewell to its Executive Director Ghaith Al-Omari http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/12/17/1418792400 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">December 17, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div>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. &nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>&ldquo;My eight years at ATFP were a tremendous personal and professional experience&rdquo; said, Mr. Al-Omari. &ldquo;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.</p> <div class='sharethis-buttons'><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/12/17/1418792400" st_title="ATFP bids farewell to its Executive Director Ghaith Al-Omari" class="st_facebook_hcount" displaytext="Facebook"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/12/17/1418792400" st_title="ATFP bids farewell to its Executive Director Ghaith Al-Omari" class="st_twitter_hcount" displaytext="Tweet"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/12/17/1418792400" st_title="ATFP bids farewell to its Executive Director Ghaith Al-Omari" class="st_sharethis_hcount" displaytext="ShareThis"></span></div><p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/12/17/1418792400" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:53:15 +0000 thaikal 32709 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Women in Iraq, Syria need our help http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/tala_haikal/2014/10/14/1413259200 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">October 14, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Tala Haikal </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-outlet"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Media Outlet:&nbsp;</div> The Hill </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://thehill.com/opinion/letters/220717-capito-caters-to-coal#.VD52lenpk1Y.twitter" target="_blank">http://thehill.com/opinion/letters/220717-capito-caters-to-coal#.VD52lenpk1Y.twi...</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="margin: 15px 0px; font-size: 15.1999998092651px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 18px; text-align: center;"><strong>Women in Iraq, Syria need our help</strong></p> <p style="margin: 15px 0px; font-size: 15.1999998092651px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 18px;">The Oct. 3 opinion piece by Tala Haikal on The Hill&rsquo;s Congress Blog (&ldquo;ISIS and Sexual Slavery&rdquo;) exposes the terrors perpetrated on women and girls in Iraq and Syria.</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/tala_haikal/2014/10/14/1413259200" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:54:00 +0000 thaikal 32568 at http://www.americantaskforce.org ISIS and Sexual Slavery http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/tala_haikal/2014/10/03/1412308800 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">October 3, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Tala Haikal </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-outlet"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Media Outlet:&nbsp;</div> The Hill </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/civil-rights/219595-isis-and-sexual-slavery" target="_blank">http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/civil-rights/219595-isis-and-sexual-slave...</a> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:57:56 +0000 thaikal 32569 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Confronting ISIL: The Day and Decade "After" http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ziad_asali/2014/09/26/1411704000 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">September 26, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Ziad Asali </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-outlet"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Media Outlet:&nbsp;</div> The Huffington Post </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ziad-j-asali-md/confronting-isil-the-day_b_5888346.html" target="_blank">http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ziad-j-asali-md/confronting-isil-the-day_b_5888346...</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="color: rgb(33, 33, 33); font-family: 'Segoe UI', 'Segoe WP', 'Segoe UI WPC', Tahoma, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 15.4545450210571px; line-height: normal; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 24px;"><strong>Confronting ISIL: The Day and Decade &quot;After&quot;</strong></span><br />&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ziad_asali/2014/09/26/1411704000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:02:56 +0000 thaikal 32508 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Iraq’s Kurds reach a fork in the road http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/tala_haikal/2014/09/05/1409889600 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">September 5, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Tala Haikal </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-outlet"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Media Outlet:&nbsp;</div> The Daily Star </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Opinion/Commentary/2014/Sep-05/269575-iraqs-kurds-reach-a-fork-in-the-road.ashx?utm_source=Magnet&amp;utm_medium=Entity%20page&amp;utm_campaign=Magnet%20tools#axzz3DQ6jeF5E" target="_blank">http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Opinion/Commentary/2014/Sep-05/269575-iraqs-kurds-re...</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><header class="post-header cf"><br /> <h1 class="post-title" id="bodyHolder_divTitle" itemprop="name">Iraq&rsquo;s Kurds reach a fork in the road</h1> <p></header></p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/tala_haikal/2014/09/05/1409889600" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:59:02 +0000 thaikal 32467 at http://www.americantaskforce.org ATFP Welcomes Gaza Ceasefire Announcement http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/08/26/1409025600 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">August 26, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size:18px;"><strong>ATFP Welcomes Gaza Ceasefire Announcement</strong></span></p> <div class='sharethis-buttons'><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/08/26/1409025600" st_title="ATFP Welcomes Gaza Ceasefire Announcement" class="st_facebook_hcount" displaytext="Facebook"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/08/26/1409025600" st_title="ATFP Welcomes Gaza Ceasefire Announcement" class="st_twitter_hcount" displaytext="Tweet"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/08/26/1409025600" st_title="ATFP Welcomes Gaza Ceasefire Announcement" class="st_sharethis_hcount" displaytext="ShareThis"></span></div><p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/08/26/1409025600" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gaza Humanitarian Aid Isareli Military Action in Gaza Hamas Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:20:51 +0000 thaikal 32424 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Al-Omari calls for leveraging Gaza war toward ending Israeli-Palestinian conflict http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ghaith_alomari/2014/07/31/1406779200 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">July 31, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Ghaith al-Omari </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://xray.fm/broadcasts/view/2708" target="_blank">http://xray.fm/broadcasts/view/2708</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://xray.fm/broadcasts/view/2708">ATFP Executive Director Ghaith Al-Omari spoke today with Carl Wolfson host of Carl in the Morning at Xray.fm in Oregon about the need to leverage the ongoing war in Gaza toward reaching a long-lasting end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.</a></p> <p><a href="http://xray.fm/broadcasts/view/2708" title="http://xray.fm/broadcasts/view/2708">http://xray.fm/broadcasts/view/2708</a></p> Gaza Humanitarian Aid Internal Palestinian Politics Isareli Military Action in Gaza Diplomacy Peace Based on Two States Hamas Palestinian Society Palestinian Statehood Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:21:02 +0000 thaikal 32348 at http://www.americantaskforce.org The Solution to Middle East Chaos http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/tala_haikal/2014/07/28/1406520000 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">July 28, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Tala Haikal </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-outlet"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Media Outlet:&nbsp;</div> The Huffington Post </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tala-haikal/the-solution-to-middle-ea_b_5614685.html" target="_blank">http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tala-haikal/the-solution-to-middle-ea_b_5614685.ht...</a> </div> </div> </div> <h1 class="title" style="box-sizing: border-box; font-size: 32px; margin-bottom: 10px; padding: 0px; direction: ltr; font-family: Georgia, Century, Times, serif; color: rgb(17, 17, 17); text-rendering: optimizelegibility; line-height: 36px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">The Solution to Middle East Chaos</h1> <p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; direction: ltr; font-family: Georgia, Century, Times, serif; font-size: 15.1999998092651px; line-height: 21px; text-rendering: optimizelegibility; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);"> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/tala_haikal/2014/07/28/1406520000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:33:31 +0000 thaikal 32474 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Israel’s rhetoric exposes some disturbing moral grey areas http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/07/27/1406433600 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">July 27, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Hussein Ibish </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-outlet"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Media Outlet:&nbsp;</div> The National </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.thenational.ae/opinion/israels-rhetoric-exposes-some-disturbing-moral-grey-areas" target="_blank">http://www.thenational.ae/opinion/israels-rhetoric-exposes-some-disturbing-moral...</a> </div> </div> </div> <h1 itemprop="name" style="font-size: 25px; font-family: Georgia; line-height: normal;">Israel&rsquo;s rhetoric exposes some disturbing moral grey areas</h1> <div class="articleinfo" style="float: left; margin-top: 10px; font-family: arial; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal;"> <p class="authname" style="margin-bottom: 0.5em; margin-top: 0px; font-size: 12px;"><span itemprop="author" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/Person" style="margin: 0px;"><span itemprop="name" style="margin: 0px;"><a href="http://www.thenational.ae/authors/Hussein-Ibish" itemprop="url" rel="author" style="color: </p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/07/27/1406433600" target="_blank">read more</a></p> International Condemnation Isareli Military Action in Gaza Qassam Rocket Attacks Civilian Deaths Hamas Humanitarian International Community Israeli Military Action Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:27:17 +0000 thaikal 32332 at http://www.americantaskforce.org The Conflict in Gaza: Recalculating the Political-Military Equation http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ghaith_alomari/2014/07/23/1406088000 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">July 23, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Ghaith al-Omari </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-outlet"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Media Outlet:&nbsp;</div> Washington Institute for Near East Policy </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/the-conflict-in-gaza-recalculating-the-political-military-equation#.U87TqevNxXo.twitter" target="_blank">http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/the-conflict-in-gaza-rec...</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8aI6tsRVgA">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8aI6tsRVgA</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ghaith_alomari/2014/07/23/1406088000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arabs in Israel International Condemnation Isareli Military Action in Gaza Civilian Deaths Diplomacy Peace Based on Two States Hamas Humanitarian Internal Israeli Politics International Community Israeli Military Action Palestinian Society Palestinian Statehood Palestinian Unity Peace Negotiations Refugees Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:49:18 +0000 thaikal 32302 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Israel's latest self-inflicted wound http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/07/22/1406001600 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">July 22, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Hussein Ibish </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-outlet"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Media Outlet:&nbsp;</div> NOW Lebanon </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://now.mmedia.me/lb/en/commentaryanalysis/556955-israels-latest-self-inflicted-wound" target="_blank">https://now.mmedia.me/lb/en/commentaryanalysis/556955-israels-latest-self-inflic...</a> </div> </div> </div> <h1 class="article_title" style="margin-bottom: 11px; padding: 0px; outline: none; font-size: 33px; line-height: 34px; letter-spacing: -1px; clear: left; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;"><span class="art_title" id="Content_Content_Content_lblArticleTitle" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: none; left: 0px;">Israel&#39;s latest&nbsp;<br style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: none;" />self-inflicted wound</span></h1> <h3 class="article_headline" style="margin: 0px 0px 24px; padding: 0px; outline: none; font-family: IntervalSansPro-Regular, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-weight</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/07/22/1406001600" target="_blank">read more</a></p> International Condemnation Isareli Military Action in Gaza Civilian Deaths Diplomacy Hamas Humanitarian Israeli Military Action Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:05:08 +0000 thaikal 32290 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Gaza crisis reveals regional splits over the Brotherhood http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/07/19/1405742400 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">July 19, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Hussein Ibish </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-outlet"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Media Outlet:&nbsp;</div> The National </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.thenational.ae/opinion/comment/gaza-crisis-reveals-regional-splits-over-the-brotherhood" target="_blank">http://www.thenational.ae/opinion/comment/gaza-crisis-reveals-regional-splits-ov...</a> </div> </div> </div> <h1 itemprop="name" style="font-size: 25px; font-family: Georgia; line-height: normal;">Gaza crisis reveals regional splits over the Brotherhood</h1> <div class="articleinfo" style="float: left; margin-top: 10px; font-family: arial; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal;"> <p class="authname" style="margin-bottom: 0.5em; margin-top: 0px; font-size: 12px;"><span itemprop="author" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/Person" style="margin: 0px;"><span itemprop="name" style="margin: 0px;"><a href="http://www.thenational.ae/authors/Hussein-Ibish" itemprop="url" rel="author" style="color: rgb(21, </p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/07/19/1405742400" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Internal Palestinian Politics Diplomacy Hamas Terrorism Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:04:25 +0000 thaikal 32280 at http://www.americantaskforce.org MSNBC's Last Word interview with ATFP President Ziad Asali http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ziad_asali/2014/07/18/1405656000 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">July 18, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Ziad Asali </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-outlet"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Media Outlet:&nbsp;</div> MSNBC </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.msnbc.com/the-last-word/watch/who-supports-hamas-308278339883" target="_blank">http://www.msnbc.com/the-last-word/watch/who-supports-hamas-308278339883</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="attached-processed" id="TPVideoPlayerTitle" style="box-sizing: border-box; text-rendering: optimizelegibility; color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-size: 27px; font-family: NeueHaasGroteskTextPro-75Bold; margin: 10px 0px; line-height: 24.000059127807617px;"> <p>Who supports Hamas?</p> <p>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.</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ziad_asali/2014/07/18/1405656000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Isareli Military Action in Gaza Qassam Rocket Attacks Hamas Israeli Military Action Peace Negotiations Sat, 19 Jul 2014 22:26:04 +0000 aawadh 32259 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Bibi's First War http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/07/16/1405483200 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">July 16, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Hussein Ibish </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-outlet"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Media Outlet:&nbsp;</div> Foreign Affairs </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/141641/hussein-ibish/bibis-first-war" target="_blank">http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/141641/hussein-ibish/bibis-first-war</a> </div> </div> </div> <div id="content-header" style="color: rgb(43, 56, 65); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Vera Serif', serif; line-height: 20.000499725341797px;"> <div class="article-title-header" style="border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: solid; border-bottom-color: rgb(35, 31, 32); width: 798px; padding-bottom: 10px; border-top-width: 4px; border-top-style: solid; border-top-color: rgb(35, 31, 32); margin-top: 12px;"><h1 class="title" style="font-size: 48px; line-height: 49px; font-family: WilliamsCaslonText, Arial, sans-serif; margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 10px; color: rgb(26</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/07/16/1405483200" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gaza Humanitarian Aid Hamas Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:16:53 +0000 aawadh 32244 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Operation Protective Edge: The spreading conflagration in the Middle East http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ghaith_alomari/2014/07/16/1405483200 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">July 16, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Ghaith al-Omari </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.aei.org/events/2014/07/16/operation-protective-edge-the-spreading-conflagration-in-the-middle-east/" target="_blank">http://www.aei.org/events/2014/07/16/operation-protective-edge-the-spreading-con...</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style=""><strong>Event Summary</strong></p> <p style="">On Tuesday, as Palestinian militants launched rockets and Israel resumed airstrikes, Egypt&#39;s proposal for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas collapsed. On Wednesday morning, AEI&#39;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.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ghaith_alomari/2014/07/16/1405483200" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arabs in Israel Border Crossings and Security Hamas/Fatah Reconciliation Internal Palestinian Politics International Condemnation Isareli Military Action in Gaza Civilian Deaths Diplomacy One State Solution Peace Based on Two States Fatah Hamas Humanitarian Internal Israeli Politics International Community Israeli Military Action Palestinian Society Palestinian Statehood Palestinian Unity Peace Negotiations Refugees Security U.S.-Arab Relations U.S.-Israel Relations Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:50:47 +0000 thaikal 32246 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Why Hamas' military wing scuttled a ceasefire with Israel http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/07/15/1405396800 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">July 15, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Hussein Ibish </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.vox.com/2014/7/15/5901365/hamas-egypt-israel-cease-fire" target="_blank">http://www.vox.com/2014/7/15/5901365/hamas-egypt-israel-cease-fire</a> </div> </div> </div> <h2 class="m-entry__title" data-remote-admin-entry-id="5665406" data-remote-headline-edit="title" data-remote-headline-promo-headine="Why Hamas' military wing scuttled the ceasefire" style="box-sizing: border-box; font-size: 3em; margin: 0px; font-family: Balto, sans-serif; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; text-rendering: optimizelegibility; line-height: 1.2; max-width: 90%; padding-bottom: 0px; color: rgb(76, 78, 77); background-color: rgb(241, 243, 242);">Why Hamas&#39; military wing scuttled a ceasefire with&nbsp;Israel</h2> <p class="m-entry__byline" style="box-sizing: border-box; margi</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/07/15/1405396800" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Internal Palestinian Politics Isareli Military Action in Gaza Qassam Rocket Attacks Civilian Deaths Hamas Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:12:26 +0000 thaikal 32251 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Has Netanyahu closed the door on peace? http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/07/15/1405396800_1 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">July 15, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Hussein Ibish </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-outlet"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Media Outlet:&nbsp;</div> NOW Lebanon </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://now.mmedia.me/lb/en/commentaryanalysis/555893-has-netanyahu-closed-the-door-on-peace" target="_blank">https://now.mmedia.me/lb/en/commentaryanalysis/555893-has-netanyahu-closed-the-d...</a> </div> </div> </div> <h1 class="article_title" style="margin-bottom: 11px; padding: 0px; outline: none; font-size: 33px; line-height: 34px; letter-spacing: -1px; clear: left; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;"><span class="art_title" id="Content_Content_Content_lblArticleTitle" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: none; left: 0px;">Did Netanyahu close the door on peace?</span></h1> <h3 class="article_headline" style="margin: 0px 0px 24px; padding: 0px; outline: none; font-family: IntervalSansPro-Regular, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-weight: normal; color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-size: 17px; line-height:</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/07/15/1405396800_1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> One State Solution Peace Based on Two States Internal Israeli Politics Palestinian Statehood Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:55:33 +0000 thaikal 32278 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Gaza conflict sidelines Abbas, but U.S. still betting on Palestinian leader http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ghaith_alomari/2014/07/15/1405396800 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">July 15, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Ghaith al-Omari </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-outlet"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Media Outlet:&nbsp;</div> Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.jta.org/2014/07/15/news-opinion/israel-middle-east/gaza-conflict-sidelines-abbas-but-u-s-still-betting-on-palestinian-leader#ixzz37pWgGaoU" target="_blank">http://www.jta.org/2014/07/15/news-opinion/israel-middle-east/gaza-conflict-side...</a> </div> </div> </div> <h1 class="loop-entry-title" itemprop="headline">Gaza conflict sidelines Abbas, but U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ghaith_alomari/2014/07/15/1405396800" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Border Crossings and Security Hamas/Fatah Reconciliation Internal Palestinian Politics Diplomacy Hamas Internal Israeli Politics International Community Palestinian Statehood Peace Negotiations Security U.S.-Arab Relations Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:35:05 +0000 thaikal 32245 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Rihanna's #FreePalestine Tweet Deleted Minutes After It Was Posted http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/07/15/1405396800_0 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">July 15, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Hussein Ibish </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.newsmax.com/thewire/rihanna-free-palestine-tweet-deleted/2014/07/15/id/582843/" target="_blank">http://www.newsmax.com/thewire/rihanna-free-palestine-tweet-deleted/2014/07/15/i...</a> </div> </div> </div> <h1 class="article" style="margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 5px; padding: 0px; font-size: 35px; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; line-height: normal;">Rihanna&#39;s #FreePalestine Tweet Deleted Minutes After It Was Posted</h1> <div class="artImageContainer" id="imageMid" style="margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; width: 600px !important;">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; float: left;"><p class="artPgDate" style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times </p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/07/15/1405396800_0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:03:03 +0000 thaikal 32249 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Palestinians die in the most cynical of all military games http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/07/13/1405224000 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">July 13, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Hussein Ibish </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-outlet"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Media Outlet:&nbsp;</div> The National </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.thenational.ae/opinion/comment/palestinians-die-in-the-most-cynical-of-all-military-games" target="_blank">http://www.thenational.ae/opinion/comment/palestinians-die-in-the-most-cynical-o...</a> </div> </div> </div> <h1 itemprop="name" style="font-size: 25px; font-family: Georgia; line-height: normal;">Palestinians die in the most cynical of all military games</h1> <div class="articleinfo" style="float: left; margin-top: 10px; font-family: arial; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal;"> <p class="authname" style="margin-bottom: 0.5em; margin-top: 0px; font-size: 12px;"><span itemprop="author" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/Person" style="margin: 0px;"><span itemprop="name" style="margin: 0px;"><a href="http://www.thenational.ae/authors/Hussein-Ibish" itemprop="url" rel="author" style="color: rgb(21</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/07/13/1405224000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hamas/Fatah Reconciliation Isareli Military Action in Gaza Civilian Deaths Humanitarian Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:29:50 +0000 thaikal 32254 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Empathy Is Essential to Humanity http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/tala_haikal/2014/07/10/1404964800 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">July 10, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Tala Haikal </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-outlet"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Media Outlet:&nbsp;</div> The Huffington Post </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tala-haikal/empathy-is-essential-to-h_b_5574226.html" target="_blank">http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tala-haikal/empathy-is-essential-to-h_b_5574226.ht...</a> </div> </div> </div> <h1 class="title" style="text-align: center;">Empathy Is Essential to Humanity</h1> <p>Nelson Mandela once said &quot;you will achieve more in this world through acts of mercy than you will through acts of retribution.&quot; 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.</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/tala_haikal/2014/07/10/1404964800" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:07:21 +0000 thaikal 32469 at http://www.americantaskforce.org ATFP Calls for De-Escalation between Israel and the Palestinians http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/07/08/1404792000 <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-user"> <div class="field-label">PR Contact:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> galomari </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">July 8, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size:18px;"><strong>ATFP Calls for De-Escalation between Israel and the Palestinians</strong></span></p> <div class='sharethis-buttons'><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/07/08/1404792000" st_title="ATFP Calls for De-Escalation between Israel and the Palestinians" class="st_facebook_hcount" displaytext="Facebook"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/07/08/1404792000" st_title="ATFP Calls for De-Escalation between Israel and the Palestinians" class="st_twitter_hcount" displaytext="Tweet"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/07/08/1404792000" st_title="ATFP Calls for De-Escalation between Israel and the Palestinians" class="st_sharethis_hcount" displaytext="ShareThis"></span></div><p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/07/08/1404792000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Isareli Military Action in Gaza Hamas Security Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:51:00 +0000 aawadh 32212 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Whither the Palestinians http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/07/07/1404705600 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">July 7, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Hussein Ibish </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-outlet"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Media Outlet:&nbsp;</div> Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/whither-the-palestinians" target="_blank">http://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/whither-the-palestinians</a> </div> </div> </div> <h2 class="subtitle" style="margin: 0px 0px 5px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(51, 117, 179); font-size: 17px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(244, 244, 237);"><span style="color: rgb(177, 153, 65); font-size: 27px; font-weight: normal;">Events</span></h2> <div class="field field-name-field-event-date field-type-datetime field-label-hidden" style="font-size: 11px; margin-top: 5px; margin-bottom: 5px; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(244, 244, 237);"> <div class="field-items"><div class="field-</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/07/07/1404705600" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arabs in Israel Internal Palestinian Politics Palestinian Elections Economic Development Peace Based on Two States West Bank Economic Development Elections Fatah Hamas International Community Palestinian Society Palestinian Statehood Palestinian Unity Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:19:06 +0000 thaikal 32252 at http://www.americantaskforce.org BBC Video of Pres. Asali on the Violence in Palestine and Israel http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ziad_asali/2014/07/02/1404273600 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">July 2, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Ziad Asali </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-outlet"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Media Outlet:&nbsp;</div> BBC World News </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPCDKPZrzhI" target="_blank">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPCDKPZrzhI</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/video/2014/07/02/bbc_american_dr_ziad_asali_ongoing_violence_palestine_israel" target="_blank">http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/video/2014/07/02/bbc_american_dr_ziad_...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node" style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;"> <div class="content" style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;"> <p style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;"><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPCDKPZrzhI" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imce/Screen shot 2014-07-18 at 1.53.10 PM.png" style="width: 565px; height: 320px;" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ziad_asali/2014/07/02/1404273600" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Isareli Military Action in Gaza Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:52:43 +0000 thaikal 32243 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Israeli Intel Chief: Hamas Is Just Like ISIS http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/06/30/1404100800 <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date Posted:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">June 30, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-atfp-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Mentioned:&nbsp;</div> Hussein Ibish </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-media-outlet"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Media Outlet:&nbsp;</div> The Daily Beast </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/06/30/israel-blames-palestinian-bigs-for-murdered-teens.html" target="_blank">http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/06/30/israel-blames-palestinian-bigs-...</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><header class="content-header" style="box-sizing: border-box; outline: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; text-rendering: optimizelegibility; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 19.200000762939453px;"><h1 class="title multiline" style="box-sizing: border-box; outline: 0px; margin-top: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 54px; vertical-align: baseline; text-rendering: optimizelegibility; font-weight: 400; font-family: TitlingGothicFBMediumComp, 'Arial Narrow', Arial, sans-serif; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inher</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/06/30/1404100800" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Internal Palestinian Politics Isareli Military Action in Gaza Religious Extremism Civilian Deaths Israeli Military Action in the West Bank Hamas Israeli Military Action Palestinian Statehood Palestinian Unity Terrorism Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:13:12 +0000 thaikal 32279 at http://www.americantaskforce.org