Tag: Middle East

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    How Palestinians and Israeli settlers share water resources is “critical to the peace process.” More

    September 17, 2010 | Comments

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    Was it worth it? Was it just? Did the good exceed the harm? William Galston and Michael Cromartie discuss the costs and consequences of the Iraq war as the US ends its combat mssion. More

    September 3, 2010 | Comments

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    “President Obama needed to provide a more affirmative vision of successes in Iraq, a vision that casts it as a victory over totalitarianism, which has always been a central aspect of America’s civilizing mission.” More

    September 1, 2010 | Comments

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    As major combat operations come to an end and the US completes a troop drawdown in Iraq, revisit interviews with ethicists, philosophers, scholars, and religious leaders about just war and the moral issues raised by Iraq. More

    August 27, 2010 | Comments

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    In addition to confronting tough political issues in the Middle East, US agencies and departments across the government are targeting violent extremism, human rights, and civil rights at home and abroad, says the Obama administration’s special envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference. More

    June 4, 2010 | Comments

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    Rami Elhanan and Mazen Faraj are members of the Parents Circle-Families Forum, a grassroots group that unites bereaved Israelis and Palestinians who have lost immediate family members to the Middle East conflict. Together they promote a message of dialogue, reconciliation, and peace. More

    March 5, 2010 | Comments

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    Located in Jerusalem's Old City near the Damascus Gate, this children's charity traces its roots to 19th-century American evangelicals Horatio and Anna Spafford. Together they established a philanthropic and utopian Christian community that was known as the American Colony.

    August 14, 2009 | Comments

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    "Criticism of Israel indicates engagement with Israel. American Jews should be worried when their children stop criticizing Israel," says Professor Steven Cohen, a sociologist of American Jewry on the faculty at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York.

    June 12, 2009 | Comments

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    Read more of the Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly interviews with American Jews about Israel.

    June 12, 2009 | Comments

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    Tufts University international relations professor Vali Nasr and veteran Middle East correspondent Kate Seelye, now a vice president at the Middle East Institute in Washington, discuss President Obama's speech to the world's Muslims.

    June 5, 2009 | Comments

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