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    Egyptian Foreign Minister on U.S. Middle East Policy

    Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry talked about his nation’s strategic partnership with the U.S., eradicating sectarianism, and his country’s vision for restoring peace and stability to the…

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    Israeli Defense Minister on U.S. Middle East Policy

    Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman talked about the U.S.-Israel relationship. Some of the topics he discussed included Iran, the roles of the U.S. and Russia in the Middle East, and the…

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    Secretary of State John Kerry on Middle East Challenges

    Secretary of State John Kerry talked about the situation in the Middle East and challenges facing the new Trump administration, as well as the Obama administration’s legacy in the region. Topics…

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    After Words with George Mitchell

    Former Senator George Mitchell (D-ME) talked about his book A Path to Peace: A Brief History of Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations and a Way Forward in the Middle East, in which he examines…

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    Question Time

    British Prime Minister Theresa May fielded questions from parliamentary colleagues. Several members expressed concerns about the impact of the U.K.'s vote in favor of leaving the European Union, also…

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    Foreign Policy and National Security Conference, General Joseph Votel

    General Joseph Votel provided an update on military operations to defeat ISIS.* He said the mission to retake Mosul, Iraq, was on track but expected the battle to last several more months. General Votel also addressed…

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    Issues Facing Palestinians

    Palestinian Authority Ambassador to the United Nations Riyad Mansour talked about where Palestinian goals and objectives stand at the U.N. and the extent to which Palestinian-related issues…

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    Middle East Politics and Security

    Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley were part of a discussion on Middle East politics and security. As co-chairs of the Atlantic Council’s Middle East…

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    Senator Kaine on U.S. Operations in Iraq and Syria

    Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) spoke on the Senate floor for the first time since the 2016 presidential election. The former Democratic vice presidential candidate called for a review of the progress against…

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    Palestine Center Conference, Panel 1

    Panelists spoke about a range of issues concerning Palestine, including Middle East regional history dating back to World War I; U.S. policy toward the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; the pro-Palestinian…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Peter Cook briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of military-related topics. He confirmed that a U.S. air strike in Syria on November 18, 2016, killed a senior…

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    Palestine Center Conference, Panel 2

    Historians, Middle East scholars, and human rights advocates discussed the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the treatment of Palestinian children, and military operations in the Gaza Strip.…

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    Open Phones with Andrew Bacevich

    Andrew Bacevich talked about his book America’s War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History. He also responded to viewer phone calls at the 33rd annual Miami Book Fair.

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    American Revolution and the Arab Spring

    Gordon Wood talked about lessons that might be drawn from the American Revolution by leaders of the Arab Spring. In 2013, Mr. Wood gave a talk to 30 Egyptian leaders about the American…

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    U.S. Policy Toward Syria

    The Center for the National Interest hosted a discussion on potential U.S. policy options in Syria. The panelists discussed the importance of defeating ISIS* rather than removing Syrian…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Mark Toner responded to reporters' questions on international topics, including Director James Comey’s announcement that the FBI was examining new evidence in the probe into Secretary of State Hillary…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on a range of international issues, including the situation in the Syrian city of Raqqa and recent arrests in Turkey.

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of international topics, including the status of Syrian ceasefire negotiations.

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    Middle East Challenges

    Former Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy talked about economic and political challenges facing Middle Eastern nations. He spoke of a need for the region’s leaders to adapt to the…

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    The Way to the Spring

    Ben Ehrenreich talked about his book The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine, in which he discusses life for Palestinians living in the West Bank. He spoke at the 2016 Wisconsin…

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