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Why Trump is on track to disappoint Israel’s Netanyahu
May 23, 2017

USCPR Executive Director Yousef Munayyer quoted by the Washington Post’s Ishaan Tharoor Trump “has built up Abbas by treating him with…

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Trump Bets Arab Fears of Iran Threat Can Win Mideast Peace
May 23, 2017

USCPR Executive Director Yousef Munayyer speaks to Bloomberg News Yousef Munayyer, a resident scholar at the Middle East Institute and executive…

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What would it take to jump-start Israeli-Palestinian peace talks?
May 23, 2017

USCPR Executive Director Yousef Munayyer speaks to USA Today’s Oren Dorell Seriously curtailing Jewish construction in the West Bank, however, would…

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What’s Expected from Trump Towards the Palestinian Issue
May 5, 2017

Policy Director Josh Ruebner joined Dr. Osama Abuirshaid and Dr. Shibley Telhami on Al Jazeera’s “From Washington” program to discuss the…

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Trump, Abbas vow to prove skeptics wrong on reaching peace deal
May 3, 2017

USCPR Executive Director Yousef Munayyer spoke to Al-Monitor’s Laura Rozen Washington Middle East peace process veterans and observers expressed mild incredulity…

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ANALYSIS: Trump looks to deal, but Abbas holds weak Palestinian hand
May 2, 2017

Middle East Eye quotes Policy Director Josh Ruebner on the position facing Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas prior to his White…

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New US bill would punish settlement boycotters
April 18, 2017

Policy Director Josh Ruebner analyses the dangerous implications of the Israel Anti-Boycott Act in this article published in Electronic Intifada. New…

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Senate committee approves settlement funder as US envoy to Israel
March 9, 2017

Policy Director Josh Ruebner discusses the significance of the partisan vote in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on David Friedman to…

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A forgotten US vision for a single democratic state in Palestine
March 3, 2017

Policy Director Josh Ruebner writes in Electronic Intifada about a long-forgotten State Department memo advocating for one, single democratic state in…

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