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Mideast Peace Talks Collapse over East Jerusalem

This morning, the Mideast Peace talks at Camp David collapsed. At 10am, the White House announced that the Summit had ended without an agreement. The President was flying back to the White House to make an announcement as this report went to post. The talks broke down over the same stumbling block that had been evident throughout the fifteen days of negotiation -- the status of East Jerusalem....

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/ss/2000/0725
Clinton's Latest Effort at Peace in Mideast Fails

Yesterday, Palestinian officials announced they could not accept the terms of Clinton's latest peace proposal -- publicly delineated for the first time by the President this weekend in a speech to an American Jewish organization. With the President himself admitting that an agreement before he left office now seemed unlikely, he dispatched US envoy Dennis Ross to the region in a last effort to...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/ss/2001/0109
Online Middle East Net Assessment Reports

The Middle East Net Assessment report series, provided by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), contains reports and briefings on a wide range of strategic issues in the Middle East. The reports offer overviews of economic, demographic, social, energy, and military trends in the Middle East, and more detailed studies of the trends in North Africa, the Arab-Israeli ring states,...

https://www.csis.org/regions/middle-east
History in the News: Middle East History, Society, and Culture Resources

The Department of History, University at Albany, SUNY (last reviewed in the January 21, 2000 Scout Report) has put together a useful and straightforward metasite covering resources on the history and culture of the Middle East. History in the News focuses specifically on Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, UAE,...

https://www.albany.edu/history/middle-east/
Egypt Daily.com

Part of the World News network, Egypt Daily.com provides a wealth of links to frequently updated news stories dealing primarily with Egypt. From the homepage, users can click on any number of recent items gathered from a variety of different sources, including the BBC, ABC News, Arabic News, and CNN. The archive of news items stretches back several weeks, and news items are also arranged...

https://wn.com/Egypt_daily?from=egyptdaily.com
Building a Successful Palestinian State

During the past 50 years, there has been much debate and hand-wringing over how best to create a self-sustaining and independent Palestinian state. While many attempts have been made, in some sense very little substantial progress has been made. A team of researchers at the RAND Corporation has created this 453-page monograph that contains a singularly comprehensive set of recommendations for the...

https://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/MG146-1.html
Trading Places: America and Europe in the Middle East

Understanding some of the policy shifts between the United States and Europe regarding international intervention strategies can be difficult, and there are numerous factors that must be considered in any such analysis. This compelling paper from Philip H. Gordon of The Brookings Institution looks at the changing approach to policies in the Middle East during the past few years, with special...

https://www.brookings.edu/articles/trading-places-america-an...
America at a Crossroads

Since the events of September 11, 2001, Americans have done a great deal of soul-searching about what the future role the United States will play in international affairs. In many ways, any response to such an inquiry will contain many different layers and ideas. In April 2007, PBS began their investigations into this complex area by showing the first episode of "America at a Crossroads". Through...

http://www.pbs.org/weta/crossroads/
Saban Center for Middle East Policy

Launched in May 2002, the Saban Center for Middle East Policy performs original research surveys and studies in order "to promote a better understanding of the policy choices facing American decisionmakers in the Middle East." Visitors to the site will note that the homepage contains four primary sections, including "Research", "Events", and "Experts". "Research" includes dozens of topical reports...

https://www.brookings.edu/center/center-for-middle-east-poli...
Mullahs, Money, and Militias: How Iran Exerts Its Influence in the Middle East

Funded by Congress, the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) works to prevent and resolve violent international conflicts and promote post-conflict stability and development. Part of their mission also involves providing high-quality research reports and fact sheets addressing current and ongoing political situations in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. In June 2008, USIP Senior Fellow...

https://www.usip.org/publications/2008/06/mullahs-money-and-...
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