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    Turkish Model of Democracy

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    Future of Egypt

    Ahmed Maher, a leader of Egypt’s political demonstrations that led to the fall of Hosni Mubarak’s government, talked about about his nation’s political transition and future. He also…

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    Danger and Opportunity

    Edward Djerejian appeared on the television program “Viewpoint with James Zogby” to talk about his book Danger and Opportunity: An American Ambassador’s Journey Through the Middle East (Threshold Editions;…

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    Arab American Institute Dinner

    The Arab American Institute gathered to present this year’s Kahlil Gibran Spirit of Humanity awards. Representative Ray LaHood received the Najeeb Halaby Award for Public Service.

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    Palestinian President Abbas Speech

    Palestinian National Authority President Mahmoud Abbas spoke at the Arab American Institute’s (AAI) and Arab American Institute Foundation’s (AAIF) 2008 Kahlil Gibran “Spirit of Humanity”…

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    Arab Americans and Politics

    Rep. Boustany is one of three Arab Americans in the U.S. House. He was joined by state and local representatives of Arab descent and by Randa Fahmy Hudome who was an Energy Department official in discussing…

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    Israel-Hezbollah Conflict

    The first panel of experts talked about the roots of the conflict between Lebanon and Israel, Lebanese political dynamics, the toll in lives and property of the current conflict, and the…

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    Middle East Conflict

    Arab Americans met with congressional leaders to express concern over the actions Israel was taking in Lebanon to combat Hezbollah. Institute members called for an immediate cease fire and…

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    U.S. Aid to the Palestinians

    The participants talked with reporters about a summit meeting of 15 organizations, including Arab American and Palestinian American groups, service providers and private voluntary…

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    Arab-American Issues

    Law enforcement and homeland security officials spoke about issues of concern to Arab Americans. Among the topics they addressed were law enforcement efforts to identify possible…

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    Foundation Awards Dinner

    Secretary Powell addressed the Kahlil Gibran Spirit of Humanity awards dinner. He praised the honorees and talked about administration programs for humanitarian assistance. Queen Noor and…

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    Israeli Prime Minister and Middle East Peace

    Experts spoke about the impact of recent Israeli elections on the Middle East peace process and the influence Prime Minister Sharon would have in the region. Among the issues they addressed…

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    America's Middle East Views

    Mr. Zogby spoke to reporters about the results of a recent poll conducted to determine American attitudes toward the Middle East. The poll revealed widespread support for a balanced…

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    Middle East Policy of Presidential Candidates

    Institute scholars talk with reporters about a study of the stances of presidential candidates on a variety of Middle Eastern issues from the status of Jerusalem to the peace process and…

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    Leadership Issues

    Rev. Jackson talked about U.S. involvement in Lebanon in the early 1980s and his views on that involvement as well as the current Middle East peace process. He talked about the importance…

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    National Leadership Conference Dinner

    President Clinton addressed the annual Arab American Institute’s leadership dinner. The president discussed the current state of the Middle East peace process and denied recent accusations that the…

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    Arab American Opposition to U.S. Iraq Policy

    Mr. Zogby and Mr. Salem discussed the situation in Iraq and other alternatives to military action. They also took questions from the audience.

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    Arab American Voter Issues

    Participants briefed reporters on a national survey of 400 Arab American voters in which they listed their top domestic issues, presidential preference and how they view the Middle East.…

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    Israel Election Impact on Peace Process

    Participants briefed reporters on the possible impact of Benjamin Netanyahu’s election as prime minister on the Middle East peace process. They also reacted to a policy statement released…

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    Lebanon Situation Response

    Arab-American leaders reviewed their recent meeting on the events in Lebanon. They appealed to the administration to try to stop the Israeli attacks on towns in southern Lebanon.

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