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Would a Mideast Marshall Plan Work?

Posted April 22nd, 2016 at 12:14 pm (UTC-4)
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“We face, as the Marshall Planners did not in their dealings with Western Europe, the challenge of intervening in countries in which ethnic strife is high, democratic traditions are few, and America’s presence is a source of suspicion…”

What’s Obama’s Next Move on Israel?

Posted October 14th, 2015 at 10:30 am (UTC-4)
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The question for the White House now is how to seize back the initiative on the world stage in a manner better suited to President Obama’s sensibilities. The recent surge of Palestinian terror attacks on Israelis may provide the answer.

For Obama, No Middle Ground in the Mideast

Posted June 8th, 2015 at 8:42 am (UTC-4)
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