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Ziad Asali’s Statement at the UN Conference on the Question of Palestine in Ecuador http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/03/26/1395806400 <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">March 26, 2014</span> </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/pr/Mar%2026%202014%20-%203%3A58pm/ziadpic.jpg" alt="" title="" width="78" height="64" class="imagecache imagecache-teaser_image imagecache-default imagecache-teaser_image_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p style="text-align: center;">UNITED NATIONS INTERNATIONAL MEETING&nbsp;ON THE QUESTION OF PALESTINE</p> <p style="text-align: center;">March 25, 2014 Quito, Ecuador</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>ATFP Pres. Ziad Asali&rsquo;s Statement at the Conference</strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;">Advancing Peace between Israelis and Palestinians: Obstacles and Opportunities<br />&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Introduction:</strong></p> <div class='sharethis-buttons'><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/03/26/1395806400" st_title="ATFP Pres. Ziad Asali’s Statement at the UN Conference on the Question of Palestine in Ecuador" class="st_facebook_hcount" displaytext="Facebook"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/03/26/1395806400" st_title="ATFP Pres. Ziad Asali’s Statement at the UN Conference on the Question of Palestine in Ecuador" class="st_twitter_hcount" displaytext="Tweet"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/03/26/1395806400" st_title="ATFP Pres. Ziad Asali’s Statement at the UN Conference on the Question of Palestine in Ecuador" class="st_sharethis_hcount" displaytext="ShareThis"></span></div><p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/03/26/1395806400" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Diplomacy Peace Based on Two States International Community Palestinian Statehood Wed, 26 Mar 2014 19:58:45 +0000 aawadh 31963 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Check out the video we found as Dr. Asali's birthday present http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/02/28/1393563600 <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">February 28, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p class="p1">Dear friends:</p> <div class='sharethis-buttons'><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/02/28/1393563600" st_title="Check out the video we found as Dr. Asali&#039;s birthday present" class="st_facebook_hcount" displaytext="Facebook"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/02/28/1393563600" st_title="Check out the video we found as Dr. Asali&#039;s birthday present" class="st_twitter_hcount" displaytext="Tweet"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/02/28/1393563600" st_title="Check out the video we found as Dr. Asali&#039;s birthday present" class="st_sharethis_hcount" displaytext="ShareThis"></span></div><p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2014/02/28/1393563600" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arabs in Israel Internal Palestinian Politics Diplomacy Fri, 28 Feb 2014 22:03:05 +0000 aawadh 31876 at http://www.americantaskforce.org ATFP Hopes Iran Deal Will Enhance Middle East Stability and Security http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/11/26/1385442000 <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">November 26, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <p style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.800000190734863px; line-height: normal;">Nov. 26, Washington DC -- The American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) today praised the efforts of the international community, led by the United States, and welcomed the interim &quot;first step&quot; agreement with Iran to prevent that country from developing nuclear weapons. In addition to its importance in preventing nuclear proliferation, the Task Force believes that this agreement has the potential to initiate major and historic changes in the Middle East.</p> <div class='sharethis-buttons'><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/11/26/1385442000" st_title="ATFP Hopes Iran Deal Will Enhance Middle East Stability and Security" class="st_facebook_hcount" displaytext="Facebook"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/11/26/1385442000" st_title="ATFP Hopes Iran Deal Will Enhance Middle East Stability and Security" class="st_twitter_hcount" displaytext="Tweet"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/11/26/1385442000" st_title="ATFP Hopes Iran Deal Will Enhance Middle East Stability and Security" class="st_sharethis_hcount" displaytext="ShareThis"></span></div><p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/11/26/1385442000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 20:10:51 +0000 thaikal 31587 at http://www.americantaskforce.org French ‘hawkishness’ on show from Africa to the Middle East http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2013/11/18/1384750800 <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">November 18, 2013</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.gulf-times.com/uk-europe/183/details/371915/-french-%E2%80%98hawkishness%E2%80%99-on-show-from-africa-to-the-middle-east" target="_blank">http://www.gulf-times.com/uk-europe/183/details/371915/-french-%E2%80%98hawkishn...</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: rgb(82, 82, 82); font-family: tahoma; line-height: normal;">On the frontline in Libya and Mali, hawkish on Syria, uncompromising on Iran: France, long critical of the US&rsquo; role as the world&rsquo;s policeman, is emerging as the most interventionist of Western states.&nbsp;</span><br style="color: rgb(82, 82, 82); font-family: tahoma; line-height: normal;" /><span style="color: rgb(82, 82, 82); font-family: tahoma; line-height: normal;">France&rsquo;s uncharacteristically aggressive stance on the international scene comes at a time of apparently diminished influence,</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2013/11/18/1384750800" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 21:11:42 +0000 thaikal 31563 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Arab-Americans must embrace success over victimhood http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/in_print/2013/11/12/1384232400 <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"> Author:&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-text field-field-article-type"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Type:&nbsp;</div> Opinion </div> </div> </div> <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:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">November 12, 2013</span> </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/520312-arab-americans-must-embrace-success-over-victimhood" target="_blank">https://now.mmedia.me/lb/en/commentaryanalysis/520312-arab-americans-must-embrac...</a> </div> </div> </div> <h2 class="article_title" style="margin: 0px 0px 11px; padding: 0px; outline: none; font-family: IntervalSansPro-Bold, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-weight: normal; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; font-size: 33px; line-height: 34px; letter-spacing: -1px;"><span class="art_title" id="Content_Content_Content_lblArticleTitle" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; outline: none; left: 0px;">Arab-Americans must embrace success over victimhood</span></h2> <h3 class="article_headline" style="margin: 0px 0px 24px; padding: 0px; outline: none; font-family: IntervalSansPro-Regular, Helvetica, sans-serif; </p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/in_print/2013/11/12/1384232400" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 17:23:46 +0000 hibish 31552 at http://www.americantaskforce.org ATFP Mourns the Passing of Board Member Dr. Mohammed K. Shadid http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/11/06/1383714000 <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">November 6, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <p class="p1" style="text-align: center;"><strong style="font-size: 18px;">ATFP Mourns the Passing of Board Member Dr. Mohammed K. Shadid</strong></p> <p class="p1" style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <p class="p1" style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/imce/medium_shadid3.jpg" style="width: 120px; height: 120px;" /></p> <p class="p1">The American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) expressed great sorrow at the death of long-serving ATFP Board Member Dr. Mohammed K. Shadid, who passed away yesterday after a prolonged illness.</p> <div class='sharethis-buttons'><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/11/06/1383714000" st_title="ATFP Mourns the Passing of Board Member Dr. Mohammed K. Shadid" class="st_facebook_hcount" displaytext="Facebook"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/11/06/1383714000" st_title="ATFP Mourns the Passing of Board Member Dr. Mohammed K. Shadid" class="st_twitter_hcount" displaytext="Tweet"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/11/06/1383714000" st_title="ATFP Mourns the Passing of Board Member Dr. Mohammed K. Shadid" class="st_sharethis_hcount" displaytext="ShareThis"></span></div><p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/11/06/1383714000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Palestinian Society Wed, 06 Nov 2013 20:29:36 +0000 aawadh 31540 at http://www.americantaskforce.org ATFP Mourns the Passing of Board Member Dr. Mohammed K. Shadid http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/11/06/1383714000_0 <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">November 6, 2013</span> </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/pr/Nov%206%202013%20-%206%3A34pm/atfp%20logosss%20%20for%20fc.jpg" alt="" title="" width="78" height="64" class="imagecache imagecache-teaser_image imagecache-default imagecache-teaser_image_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 20px;">The American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) expressed great sorrow at the death of long-serving ATFP Board Member Dr. Mohammed K. Shadid, who passed away yesterday after a prolonged illness.</p> <div class='sharethis-buttons'><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/11/06/1383714000_0" st_title="ATFP Mourns the Passing of Board Member Dr. Mohammed K. Shadid" class="st_facebook_hcount" displaytext="Facebook"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/11/06/1383714000_0" st_title="ATFP Mourns the Passing of Board Member Dr. Mohammed K. Shadid" class="st_twitter_hcount" displaytext="Tweet"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/11/06/1383714000_0" st_title="ATFP Mourns the Passing of Board Member Dr. Mohammed K. Shadid" class="st_sharethis_hcount" displaytext="ShareThis"></span></div><p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/11/06/1383714000_0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 22:20:06 +0000 thaikal 31541 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Remarks by White House Coordinator Phil Gordon at ATFP Oct. 29 Gala http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/10/31/1383192000 <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">October 31, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <p align="center"><strong>Remarks by Phil Gordon, White House Coordinator </strong></p> <p align="center"><strong>for the Middle East, North Africa, and the Gulf (AS PREPARED)</strong></p> <p align="center"><strong>American Task Force On Palestine (ATFP)</strong></p> <p align="center"><strong>10<sup>th</sup> Anniversary Gala, October 29, 2013</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class='sharethis-buttons'><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/10/31/1383192000" st_title="Remarks by White House Coordinator Phil Gordon at ATFP Oct. 29 Gala" class="st_facebook_hcount" displaytext="Facebook"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/10/31/1383192000" st_title="Remarks by White House Coordinator Phil Gordon at ATFP Oct. 29 Gala" class="st_twitter_hcount" displaytext="Tweet"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/10/31/1383192000" st_title="Remarks by White House Coordinator Phil Gordon at ATFP Oct. 29 Gala" class="st_sharethis_hcount" displaytext="ShareThis"></span></div><p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/10/31/1383192000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boundaries International/US Economic Development Aid Land Swap Diplomacy Peace Based on Two States West Bank Economic Development International Community Palestinian Society Palestinian Statehood Peace Negotiations Security Settlements U.S.-Arab Relations U.S.-Israel Relations Thu, 31 Oct 2013 10:26:43 +0000 hibish 31530 at http://www.americantaskforce.org At ATFP Gala, White House Reaffirms Commitment to Palestinian State, Opposition to Settlements and Settler Violence http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/10/30/1383105600 <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">October 30, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="font-size: small; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; line-height: normal;">October 30, 2013 -- The Obama administration and the President personally remain fully committed to the creation of an independent Palestinian state&nbsp;White House Middle East Coordinator&nbsp;<strong>Philip Gordon</strong>&nbsp;told a capacity-crowd of 650 at last night&#39;s 10th Anniversary Gala of the American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) in Washington, DC. Dr. Gordon read a letter of congratulations and support that had already been delivered to ATFP from&nbsp;<strong>Pres.</p> <div class='sharethis-buttons'><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/10/30/1383105600" st_title="At ATFP Gala, White House Reaffirms Commitment to Palestinian State, Opposition to Settlements and Settler Violence" class="st_facebook_hcount" displaytext="Facebook"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/10/30/1383105600" st_title="At ATFP Gala, White House Reaffirms Commitment to Palestinian State, Opposition to Settlements and Settler Violence" class="st_twitter_hcount" displaytext="Tweet"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/10/30/1383105600" st_title="At ATFP Gala, White House Reaffirms Commitment to Palestinian State, Opposition to Settlements and Settler Violence" class="st_sharethis_hcount" displaytext="ShareThis"></span></div><p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/10/30/1383105600" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peace Based on Two States Peace Negotiations Settlements Wed, 30 Oct 2013 12:33:44 +0000 hibish 31528 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Malek Jandali to Perform at ATFP 10th Anniversary Gala http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/09/30/1380513600 <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">September 30, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="line-height: normal; font-size: 14px;">The American Task Force on Palestine is proud to announce that the renowned Syrian-American composer and pianist Malek Jandali will be performing at ATFP&#39;s<span style="color: rgb(173, 216, 230);"> </span><a href="http://sendgrid.atfp.net/wf/click?upn=SXYfstTyYKhh626CoZF3nDyWPOPr8-2Bt1EDlyYVJ2GIaVlwkrI2uo7VppEu9JmdyTM4Qvj2CFQuq6KplFQllxzjTMaEWoWNa5-2BvmQmglQtjOFJoidn4lA2DPOx9jq61XEb00r-2BQdh208HmL-2BYYWRjnw-3D-3D_h6YjV2zpB6YBuKgpsyc8dqOuMbmIprCj398Gqjtr3BeteqnHQWaKnJBWscgMxgjMRK2nep</p> <div class='sharethis-buttons'><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/09/30/1380513600" st_title="Malek Jandali to Perform at ATFP 10th Anniversary Gala " class="st_facebook_hcount" displaytext="Facebook"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/09/30/1380513600" st_title="Malek Jandali to Perform at ATFP 10th Anniversary Gala " class="st_twitter_hcount" displaytext="Tweet"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/09/30/1380513600" st_title="Malek Jandali to Perform at ATFP 10th Anniversary Gala " class="st_sharethis_hcount" displaytext="ShareThis"></span></div><p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/09/30/1380513600" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 20:25:35 +0000 thaikal 31481 at http://www.americantaskforce.org ATFP on Peace Talks: Media Coverage http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/08/02/1375416000 <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">August 2, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div><strong>ATFP on Peace Talks: Media Coverage</strong></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>With the resumption of Palestinian-Israeli peace talks, ATFP staff have been heavily featured in the media. Below is a list of the American and international TV, Radio and print media featuring ATFP President Dr.</p> <div class='sharethis-buttons'><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/08/02/1375416000" st_title="ATFP on Peace Talks: Media Coverage" class="st_facebook_hcount" displaytext="Facebook"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/08/02/1375416000" st_title="ATFP on Peace Talks: Media Coverage" class="st_twitter_hcount" displaytext="Tweet"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/08/02/1375416000" st_title="ATFP on Peace Talks: Media Coverage" class="st_sharethis_hcount" displaytext="ShareThis"></span></div><p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/08/02/1375416000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peace Based on Two States Peace Negotiations U.S.-Israel Relations Fri, 02 Aug 2013 20:40:18 +0000 thaikal 31313 at http://www.americantaskforce.org ATFP Welcomes New Direct Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/07/29/1375070400 <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 29, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div style="font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: 20px;"> <div style="font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;</div> <div style="font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: 20px;">July 29, Washington DC -- The American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) welcomes&nbsp;<a href="http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2013/07/212503.htm" target="_blank">today&#39;s scheduled resumption</a>&nbsp;of direct Israeli-Palestinian negotiations for the first time since 2010.</p> <div class='sharethis-buttons'><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/07/29/1375070400" st_title="ATFP Welcomes New Direct Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations" class="st_facebook_hcount" displaytext="Facebook"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/07/29/1375070400" st_title="ATFP Welcomes New Direct Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations" class="st_twitter_hcount" displaytext="Tweet"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/07/29/1375070400" st_title="ATFP Welcomes New Direct Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations" class="st_sharethis_hcount" displaytext="ShareThis"></span></div><p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/07/29/1375070400" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peace Based on Two States Peace Negotiations Mon, 29 Jul 2013 14:58:33 +0000 hibish 31290 at http://www.americantaskforce.org ATFP Condemns Slanderous Attacks on NFL’s Oday Aboushi http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/07/12/1373601600 <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 12, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.800000190734863px; line-height: normal;"><img alt="" src="http://www.americantaskforce.org/sites/default/files/Oday_NFL.jpg" style="width: 260px; height: 375px;" /></div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.800000190734863px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</div> <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.800000190734863px; line-height: normal;">July 12, Washington DC -- The American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) strongly condemns a </p> <div class='sharethis-buttons'><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/07/12/1373601600" st_title="ATFP Condemns Slanderous Attacks on NFL’s Oday Aboushi" class="st_facebook_hcount" displaytext="Facebook"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/07/12/1373601600" st_title="ATFP Condemns Slanderous Attacks on NFL’s Oday Aboushi" class="st_twitter_hcount" displaytext="Tweet"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/07/12/1373601600" st_title="ATFP Condemns Slanderous Attacks on NFL’s Oday Aboushi" class="st_sharethis_hcount" displaytext="ShareThis"></span></div><p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/07/12/1373601600" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 15:34:33 +0000 hibish 31245 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Chaos in Middle East Grows as the U.S. Focuses on Israel http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ghaith_alomari/2013/07/01/1372651200 <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 1, 2013</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> The New York Times </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.nytimes.com/2013/07/02/world/middleeast/mideast-chaos-grows-as-us-focuses-on-israel.html?ref=middleeast&amp;_r=0" target="_blank">http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/02/world/middleeast/mideast-chaos-grows-as-us-foc...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="articleBody" style="margin-top: 1.5em; margin-bottom: 1.7em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: georgia, 'times new roman', times, serif; font-size: 10px; line-height: 15px;"><nyt_text><br /> <p itemprop="articleBody" style="margin: 0px; font-size: 1.5em; line-height: 1.467em; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">WASHINGTON &mdash; In Damascus, the Syrian government&rsquo;s forces are digging in against rebels in a bloody civil war that is swiftly approaching the grim milestone of 100,000 dead.</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ghaith_alomari/2013/07/01/1372651200" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peace Negotiations U.S.-Arab Relations Tue, 02 Jul 2013 15:56:56 +0000 thaikal 31193 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Available Now: Video of Feb 6 Palestinian and Israeli Textbook Study Briefing http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/06/24/1372046400 <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"> thaikal </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 24, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Dear friends and supporters of ATFP,</p> <p>On February 6<sup>th</sup>, The American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) hosted a briefing presenting the findings of the first definitive, scientific study of Israeli and Palestinian textbooks at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The findings of the 3-year study were presented by Professors Sami Adwan (Bethlehem University), Daniel Bar-Tal (Tel-Aviv University) and Bruce E. Wexler (Yale University).</p> <p><a href="http://youtu.be/XdMgrvuEGHw">http://youtu.be/XdMgrvuEGHw</a></p> <div class='sharethis-buttons'><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/06/24/1372046400" st_title="Available Now: Video of Feb 6 Palestinian and Israeli Textbook Study Briefing" class="st_facebook_hcount" displaytext="Facebook"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/06/24/1372046400" st_title="Available Now: Video of Feb 6 Palestinian and Israeli Textbook Study Briefing" class="st_twitter_hcount" displaytext="Tweet"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/06/24/1372046400" st_title="Available Now: Video of Feb 6 Palestinian and Israeli Textbook Study Briefing" class="st_sharethis_hcount" displaytext="ShareThis"></span></div><p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/06/24/1372046400" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 18:02:32 +0000 thaikal 31181 at http://www.americantaskforce.org ATFP Expresses Pride in Mohammed Assaf, the Peaceful Palestinian "Rocket" http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/06/19/1371614400 <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"> hibish </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 19, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div><span style="font-size:22px;"><strong>ATFP Expresses Pride in Mohammed Assaf, the Peaceful Palestinian &quot;Rocket&quot;</strong></span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>June 19, Washington DC &ndash; Noting the stellar performances of young Palestinian singer Mohammed Assaf on the &ldquo;Arab Idol&rdquo; singing contest, the American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) urges its friends and supporters to join us in <a href="http://www.mbc.net/ar/programs/arab-idol-s2/voting.html" target="_blank">voting for Assaf</a>.</p> <div class='sharethis-buttons'><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/06/19/1371614400" st_title="ATFP Expresses Pride in Mohammed Assaf, the Peaceful Palestinian &quot;Rocket&quot;" class="st_facebook_hcount" displaytext="Facebook"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/06/19/1371614400" st_title="ATFP Expresses Pride in Mohammed Assaf, the Peaceful Palestinian &quot;Rocket&quot;" class="st_twitter_hcount" displaytext="Tweet"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/06/19/1371614400" st_title="ATFP Expresses Pride in Mohammed Assaf, the Peaceful Palestinian &quot;Rocket&quot;" class="st_sharethis_hcount" displaytext="ShareThis"></span></div><p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/06/19/1371614400" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Palestinian Society Wed, 19 Jun 2013 16:03:11 +0000 hibish 31162 at http://www.americantaskforce.org ATFP Alarmed by "Price Tag" Violence, Welcomes Israeli and Jewish-American Condemnation http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/06/19/1371614400_0 <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"> thaikal </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 19, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div style="font-family:Arial,Tahoma,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size:12.727272033691406px; line-height:20px; color:rgb(0,0,0)">June 19, Washington DC -- The American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) reiterates its concern about ongoing and escalating violence against Palestinians by Israeli extremists, and welcomes statements condemning these attacks by Israeli officials and leading Jewish-American groups.</p> <div class='sharethis-buttons'><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/06/19/1371614400_0" st_title="ATFP Alarmed by &quot;Price Tag&quot; Violence, Welcomes Israeli and Jewish-American Condemnation " class="st_facebook_hcount" displaytext="Facebook"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/06/19/1371614400_0" st_title="ATFP Alarmed by &quot;Price Tag&quot; Violence, Welcomes Israeli and Jewish-American Condemnation " class="st_twitter_hcount" displaytext="Tweet"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/06/19/1371614400_0" st_title="ATFP Alarmed by &quot;Price Tag&quot; Violence, Welcomes Israeli and Jewish-American Condemnation " class="st_sharethis_hcount" displaytext="ShareThis"></span></div><p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/06/19/1371614400_0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:07:13 +0000 thaikal 31169 at http://www.americantaskforce.org ATFP Statement on the Appointment of New Palestinian PM Hamdallah http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/06/03/1370232000 <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 3, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>June 3, Washington, DC -- The American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) extends its best wishes to new Palestinian Prime Minister Dr. Rami Hamdallah in meeting the challenges facing the Palestinian Authority and its premiership.</p> <div class='sharethis-buttons'><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/06/03/1370232000" st_title="ATFP Statement on the Appointment of New Palestinian PM Hamdallah" class="st_facebook_hcount" displaytext="Facebook"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/06/03/1370232000" st_title="ATFP Statement on the Appointment of New Palestinian PM Hamdallah" class="st_twitter_hcount" displaytext="Tweet"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/06/03/1370232000" st_title="ATFP Statement on the Appointment of New Palestinian PM Hamdallah" class="st_sharethis_hcount" displaytext="ShareThis"></span></div><p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/06/03/1370232000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 16:58:38 +0000 thaikal 31138 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Experts warn time running out for two-state solution for Mideast crisis http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ghaith_alomari/2013/05/16/1368676800 <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 16, 2013</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> Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) </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.kuna.net.kw/ArticleDetails.aspx?id=2311210&amp;language=en" target="_blank">http://www.kuna.net.kw/ArticleDetails.aspx?id=2311210&language=en</a> </div> </div> </div> Diplomacy Peace Based on Two States International Community Thu, 16 May 2013 12:53:07 +0000 pkarolyi 31085 at http://www.americantaskforce.org 'Quiet man' Kerry's strategy for Middle East peace http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2013/05/01/1367380800 <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 1, 2013</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> Ma'an News Agency </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.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=591161" target="_blank">http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=591161</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px; text-align: justify; background-color: rgb(254, 254, 254);">WASHINGTON (AFP) -- US Secretary of State John Kerry is moving cautiously and smartly towards fresh Middle East peace talks, but deep distrust between all sides means success is far from guaranteed, analysts say.</span><br style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px; text-align: justify; background-color: rgb(254, 254, 254);" /><br style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px; text-align: justify; background-color: rgb(254, 25</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2013/05/01/1367380800" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Diplomacy Thu, 02 May 2013 12:46:38 +0000 pkarolyi 31049 at http://www.americantaskforce.org At Cornell, Panelists Call for Solution to Conflict in Middle East http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ghaith_alomari/2013/04/24/1366776000 <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">April 24, 2013</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> The Cornell Daily Sun </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.cornellsun.com/section/news/content/2013/04/24/panelists-call-solution-conflict-middle-east" target="_blank">http://www.cornellsun.com/section/news/content/2013/04/24/panelists-call-solutio...</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ghaith_alomari/2013/04/24/1366776000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Internal Palestinian Politics Diplomacy Peace Based on Two States Fatah Hamas Palestinian Statehood Thu, 25 Apr 2013 13:01:02 +0000 pkarolyi 31034 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Speaker Urges Two State Solution http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2013/04/23/1366689600 <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">April 23, 2013</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 Battalion Online </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.thebatt.com/speaker-urges-two-state-solution-1.3033584#.UXkl26KG15Y" target="_blank">http://www.thebatt.com/speaker-urges-two-state-solution-1.3033584#.UXkl26KG15Y</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 15.59375px;">A senior fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine, Hussein</span><span data-scayt_word="Ibish" data-scaytid="1" style="list-style: none; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 15.59375px;">Ibish</span><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 15.59375px;">, addressed students Monday at an event hosted by Aggies For Palestine regarding what he said was a need for peace in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.</span><br st</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2013/04/23/1366689600" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Diplomacy Peace Based on Two States Internal American Politics Internal Israeli Politics International Community Thu, 25 Apr 2013 13:03:01 +0000 pkarolyi 31035 at http://www.americantaskforce.org ATFP Thanks PM Fayyad for his Service, Reiterates Importance of Institution-Building http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/04/15/1365998400 <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">April 15, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>April 15, Washington DC -- The American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) thanks outgoing Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad for his outstanding service. Fayyad will continue as Caretaker Prime Minister for the Palestinian Authority (PA) but is expected to leave office in the near future.</p> <div class='sharethis-buttons'><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/04/15/1365998400" st_title="ATFP Thanks PM Fayyad for his Service, Reiterates Importance of Institution-Building" class="st_facebook_hcount" displaytext="Facebook"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/04/15/1365998400" st_title="ATFP Thanks PM Fayyad for his Service, Reiterates Importance of Institution-Building" class="st_twitter_hcount" displaytext="Tweet"></span><span st_url="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/04/15/1365998400" st_title="ATFP Thanks PM Fayyad for his Service, Reiterates Importance of Institution-Building" class="st_sharethis_hcount" displaytext="ShareThis"></span></div><p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/pr/2013/04/15/1365998400" target="_blank">read more</a></p> U.S.-Arab Relations U.S.-Israel Relations Mon, 15 Apr 2013 17:26:13 +0000 pkarolyi 31007 at http://www.americantaskforce.org America's Challenge in the Arab World http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ziad_asali/2013/04/08/1365393600 <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">April 8, 2013</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/americas-challenge-in-the_b_3035685.html" target="_blank">http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ziad-j-asali-md/americas-challenge-in-the_b_303568...</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ziad_asali/2013/04/08/1365393600" target="_blank">read more</a></p> International/US Economic Development Aid Diplomacy Internal American Politics International Community Tue, 09 Apr 2013 15:17:21 +0000 pkarolyi 30997 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Kerry's visit to Mideast hopes to pave way for talks http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/atfp/2013/04/04/1365048000 <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">April 4, 2013</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> ATFP </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> 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.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2013/04/03/john-kerry-mideast-visit/2049473/" target="_blank">http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2013/04/03/john-kerry-mideast-visit/204...</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/Apr%204%202013%20-%2010%3A59am/FB44B.jpg" alt="" title="" width="78" height="64" class="imagecache imagecache-teaser_image imagecache-default imagecache-teaser_image_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Secretary of State John Kerry will head to the Middle East this weekend to encourage the Israelis and Palestinians to follow up on President Obama&#39;s recent call for the two sides to restart peace talks.</p> <p>State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said Wednesday that Kerry will visit Turkey, Israel and Ramallah, West Bank. He will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, she said.</p> <p>The visit is a chance to figure out what Israeli and Palestinian leaders &quot;think is possible,&quot; Nuland said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/atfp/2013/04/04/1365048000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> East Jerusalem Diplomacy Palestinian Statehood Peace Negotiations U.S.-Israel Relations Thu, 04 Apr 2013 14:59:43 +0000 mnatour 30981 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Palestinian prime minister hospitalized http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ziad_asali/2013/04/01/1364788800 <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">April 1, 2013</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> Foreign 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://thecable.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2013/04/01/palestinian_prime_minister_hospitalized" target="_blank">http://thecable.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2013/04/01/palestinian_prime_minister_ho...</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/Apr%201%202013%20-%203%3A19pm/fayyad0401%5B1%5D.jpg" alt="" title="" width="78" height="64" class="imagecache imagecache-teaser_image imagecache-default imagecache-teaser_image_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Palestinian Prime Minister <b>Salam Fayyad</b> was briefly hospitalized Monday with stomach problems but did not suffer another heart attack, a close friend of his told <i>The Cable.</i></p> <p>&quot;He had some stomach problems, he was in the hospital for a half an hour. He did not have a heart attack,&quot; <b>Ziad Asali</b>, President of the American Task Force for Palestine, said in a short phone interview.</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ziad_asali/2013/04/01/1364788800" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Internal Palestinian Politics Mon, 01 Apr 2013 19:19:43 +0000 mcort 30969 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Palestinians Fight Prison Sentences for Mocking Their President on Facebook http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2013/03/28/1364443200 <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">March 28, 2013</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 New York Times </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://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/03/28/palestinians-fight-prison-sentences-for-mocking-their-president-on-facebook/?ref=world" target="_blank">http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/03/28/palestinians-fight-prison-sentences-...</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>A Palestinian court on Thursday <a href="http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/03/28/uk-palestinians-abbas-facebook-idUKBRE92R0UF20130328">upheld a one-year jail sentence</a> for a journalist convicted of insulting President Mahmoud Abbas with a pastiche image posted on Facebook. Another Palestinian was <a href="http://electronicintifada.net/content/nablus-court-jails-man-depicting-abbas-soccer-star/12275">given the same sentence last month</a> for posting a humorous caption beneath an image of Mr. Abbas kicking a soccer ball on the social network.</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2013/03/28/1364443200" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Internal Palestinian Politics Palestinian Society Fri, 29 Mar 2013 18:01:26 +0000 mcort 30964 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Real Complexities Face Palestine At The ICC http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2013/03/28/1364443200_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">March 28, 2013</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/2013/03/28/real-complexities-face-palestine-at-the-icc.html" target="_blank">http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/03/28/real-complexities-face-palestin...</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="text parbase section"> <p>There&#39;s a great deal of talk going these days <a href="http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/palestinians-we-reserve-right-to-turn-to-the-hague-if-peace-talks-with-israel-fail.premium-1.511920">attributed to unnamed senior Palestinian official sources</a>, and <a href="http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/03/27/can-kerry-keep-the-palestinians-out-of-the-icc.html">many others</a>, about Palestine seeking redress at the International Criminal Court at The Hague if peace talks with Israel remain stalled.</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/hussein_ibish/2013/03/28/1364443200_0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arabs in Israel Internal Palestinian Politics International Community Palestinian Society Fri, 29 Mar 2013 18:13:31 +0000 mcort 30965 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Obama Trip Renews Debate over Israeli-Palestinian Solution http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ghaith_alomari/2013/03/26/1364270400 <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">March 26, 2013</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> Voice of America </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.voanews.com/content/obama-mideast-renews-debate-over-israeli-palestinian-solution/1628951.html" target="_blank">http://www.voanews.com/content/obama-mideast-renews-debate-over-israeli-palestin...</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>U.S. President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry have re-ignited the prospect of peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, after meeting with officials on both sides in the region.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ghaith_alomari/2013/03/26/1364270400" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peace Negotiations U.S.-Arab Relations U.S.-Israel Relations Fri, 29 Mar 2013 18:52:39 +0000 mcort 30966 at http://www.americantaskforce.org Why Obama Picked Philip Gordon For NSC Post http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ghaith_alomari/2013/03/25/1364184000 <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">March 25, 2013</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> 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/2013/03/25/why-obama-picked-philip-gordon-for-nsc-post.html" target="_blank">http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/03/25/why-obama-picked-philip-gordon-...</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.americantaskforce.org/in_media/mm/ghaith_alomari/2013/03/25/1364184000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Internal American Politics Tue, 26 Mar 2013 14:10:42 +0000 pkarolyi 30957 at http://www.americantaskforce.org