ATFP In the News Feed http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media en 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="field field-type-filefield field-field-teaser-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/teaser_image/mm/Jul%2019%202014%20-%206%3A26pm/z%20msnbc.png" alt="" title="" width="78" height="64" class="imagecache imagecache-teaser_image imagecache-default imagecache-teaser_image_default"/> </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 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 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 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 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 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="field field-type-filefield field-field-teaser-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/teaser_image/mm/Jul%2018%202014%20-%201%3A52pm/Screen%20shot%202014-07-18%20at%201.48.26%20PM.png" alt="" title="" width="78" height="64" class="imagecache imagecache-teaser_image imagecache-default imagecache-teaser_image_default"/> </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 Self-fulfilling prophecies are a danger to Iraq and Syria http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/07/29/1406606400 <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 29, 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/thenationalconversation/comment/selffulfilling-prophecies-are-a-danger-to-iraq-and-syria" target="_blank">http://www.thenational.ae/thenationalconversation/comment/selffulfilling-prophec...</a> </div> </div> </div> <h1 itemprop="name" style="font-size: 25px; font-family: Georgia; line-height: normal;">Self-fulfilling prophecies are a danger to Iraq and Syria</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/2014/07/29/1406606400" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religious Extremism Security Terrorism U.S.-Arab Relations Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:20:05 +0000 thaikal 32281 at http://www.americantaskforce.org ATFP Exec. Dir. Ghaith al-Omari's Remarks at Presbyterian meeting http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ghaith_alomari/2014/06/14/1402718400 <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 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> 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://vimeo.com/98224528" target="_blank">http://vimeo.com/98224528</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Source Link(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://vimeo.com/98224531" target="_blank">http://vimeo.com/98224531</a> </div> </div> </div> <p class="p1"><span style="font-size: 13px;">On&nbsp;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.&nbsp;</span></p> <p>Introduction by John Wimberly and remarks by Ghaith al-Omari:<span class="s1"> </span></p> <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/98224528">http://vimeo.com/98224528</a></p> <p>PFMEP Panel Discussion:</p> <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/98224528">http://vimeo.com/98224531</a><br />&nbsp;</p> Arabs in Israel Border Crossings and Security Diplomacy One State Solution Peace Based on Two States Hamas Humanitarian Internal Israeli Politics International Community Israeli Military Action Palestinian Society Palestinian Statehood Palestinian Unity Peace Negotiations Refugees Religion Security Settlements Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:56:49 +0000 thaikal 32248 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Crisis in Iraq Risks Regional Conflagration http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ziad_asali/2014/06/11/1402459200 <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 11, 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> Al-Hayat </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/crisis-in-iraq-risks-regi_b_5485966.html" target="_blank">http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ziad-j-asali-md/crisis-in-iraq-risks-regi_b_548596...</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;">Crisis in Iraq Risks Regional Conflagration</h1> <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: b</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ziad_asali/2014/06/11/1402459200" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:27:49 +0000 aawadh 32242 at http://www.americantaskforce.org The knowledge constituency versus the ignorance lobby http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/06/10/1402372800 <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 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> 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/550810-the-knowledge-constituency-versus-the-ignorance-lobby" target="_blank">https://now.mmedia.me/lb/en/commentaryanalysis/550810-the-knowledge-constituency...</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;">The knowledge constituency versus the ignorance lobby</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: 17p</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/06/10/1402372800" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Palestinian Society Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:41:04 +0000 thaikal 32282 at http://www.americantaskforce.org ATFP Hopes New Palestinian Government is First Step Toward Genuine Reunification http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/06/02/1401681600 <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">June 2, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>ATFP Hopes New Palestinian Government is First Step Toward Genuine Reunification</strong></p> <div class='sharethis-buttons'><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/06/02/1401681600" st_title="ATFP Hopes New Palestinian Government is First Step Toward Genuine Reunification" class="st_facebook_hcount" displaytext="Facebook"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/06/02/1401681600" st_title="ATFP Hopes New Palestinian Government is First Step Toward Genuine Reunification" class="st_twitter_hcount" displaytext="Tweet"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/06/02/1401681600" st_title="ATFP Hopes New Palestinian Government is First Step Toward Genuine Reunification" class="st_sharethis_hcount" displaytext="ShareThis"></span></div><p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/06/02/1401681600" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Internal Palestinian Politics Palestinian Elections Fatah Hamas Palestinian Unity Mon, 02 Jun 2014 17:12:41 +0000 aawadh 32126 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Don't squander the Pope's pro-Palestinian message http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/05/27/1401163200 <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">May 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> 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/548989-dont-squander-the-popes-pro-palestinian-message" target="_blank">https://now.mmedia.me/lb/en/commentaryanalysis/548989-dont-squander-the-popes-pr...</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;">Don&#39;t squander the Pope&#39;s pro-Palestinian message</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:</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/05/27/1401163200" target="_blank">read more</a></p> International Condemnation Peace Based on Two States International Community Palestinian Society Religion Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:56:06 +0000 thaikal 32283 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Attacks on dissenting journalists show how scared Hezbollah really is http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/05/20/1400558400 <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">May 20, 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="http://now.mmedia.me/lb/en/commentaryanalysis/548020-attacks-on-dissenting-journalists-show-how-scared-hezbollah-really-is" target="_blank">http://now.mmedia.me/lb/en/commentaryanalysis/548020-attacks-on-dissenting-journ...</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;">Attacks on dissenting journalists show how scared Hezbollah really is</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)</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2014/05/20/1400558400" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Religious Extremism Terrorism Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:59:57 +0000 thaikal 32284 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Experts Outline Challenges, Propose Solutions for Gaza at ATFP-UNRWA Briefing http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ghaith_alomari/2014/05/19/1400472000 <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">May 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> 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="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8D7wNE1pAFI" target="_blank">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8D7wNE1pAFI</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>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 (<a href="http://sendgrid.atfp.net/wf/click?upn=SXYfstTyYKhh626CoZF3nDyWPOPr8-2Bt1EDlyYVJ2GIaVlwkrI2uo7VppEu9JmdyTM4Qvj2CFQuq6KplFQllxzjTMaEWoWNa5-2BvmQmglQtjNQRGJwtkBFmgspeXYS9CPPM9AnIKVGxGyJA4Z8Xk4pNA-3D-3D_60QjP3SGObScniJEdHGwIqY839y5zXgLnyrfSrnboRfxypgXDeXUm0D4096TPA5p59AzUQ70j51yVOA1NjEbbLVhk5IJH-2Fw04umPu7MnXJxMsXvzNonz7JpfnRcZ8T57XCisSQqySEiHbOHFpkMdFGh9mljuy5T-2FCV8bEi6DQ</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ghaith_alomari/2014/05/19/1400472000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gaza Economic Development Gaza Humanitarian Aid Internal Palestinian Politics East Jerusalem International Relief Agencies International/US Economic Development Aid Diplomacy UNRWA USAID Economic Development Humanitarian International Community Palestinian Society Palestinian Statehood Peace Negotiations Refugees Security Water Rights Settlements Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:10:12 +0000 thaikal 32250 at http://www.americantaskforce.org