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Tag: Foreign Affairs
September 17, 2014 | 8:54 am
August 12, 2014 | 11:40 am
Last Friday, President Obama sat down for an interview with NY Times columnist Thomas Friedman about foreign affairs. Although the topics were broader than the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, the topic was broached. When asked about whether he should be more...
March 5, 2014 | 3:56 pm
House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce Meets with Iranian-American Jewish Leadership in Los Angeles
February 26, 2013 | 6:01 pm
U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R), currently serving his eleventh term in Congress representing Southern California’s 39th District, attended an intimate meeting with political, community, and business leaders from Los Angeles’ Iranian-American Jewish community on February 19th, to...
August 29, 2012 | 10:38 am
June 27, 2012 | 1:33 pm
I’ve just finished moderating two panels at the Israeli Presidential Conference in Jerusalem. I’ve just finished talking to dozens of the people attending and finished listening to other people’s panels. I’m tired and have a headache, and I am still trying to figure out a...
March 20, 2012 | 10:29 am
January 18, 2012 | 10:21 am
[Counter-point: Why we should not bomb Iran]
This article has been adapted from an essay in the January/February 2012 issue of Foreign Affairs magazine.
The United States and Iran are on a path toward direct armed conflict. In early October, U.S. officials accused Iranian...
February 9, 2011 | 2:13 pm
Jewish Democrats continued their pre-eminence on the powerful U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee.
Democrats have had to roll back their representation on key committees after losing the House in last November’s elections, but Foreign Affairs remains a redoubt...
September 8, 2008 | 5:09 pm
January 10, 2007 | 7:00 pm
June 17, 1999 | 8:00 pmThis week, when freshman Member of Knesset Dr. Ahmed Tibi declared his first preference for committee assignments -- Defense and Foreign Affairs, which is briefed regularly by the Shin Bet and Mossad -- right-wing MKs laughed it off. This would be like inviting Saddam Hussein into...