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MEDIA ALERT: Palestine bids for UN membership

September 19th, 2011, Media Alerts

PALESTINE – President Mahmoud Abbas is preparing to bid for full UN membership this Friday during the UN’s 66th General Assembly session in New York.

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Fatah, Hamas and the Future of Palestine

June 9th, 2011, Comment & Analysis

Marc Gopin

Ever since the disastrous split in Palestinian leadership of several years ago into Fatah and Hamas, it has become clear that disunity has been a critical factor standing in the way of Palestinian statehood. Many reconciliation efforts, with several third parties, were attempted and aborted. This time it seems that things are different, despite the enormous ideological divisions and outstanding grievances between Fatah and Hamas.

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Paulo Farah

June 2nd, 2011, Academia, Arabic, Brazil, Civil Society, English, French, German, Italian, Journalist/Commentator, Latin America and the Caribbean, Migration and Integration, North Africa and Middle East, Palestine, Portuguese, Religion, Sao Paulo, South America, Spanish

Dr. Paulo Farah is Professor at the University of São Paulo and Director of BibliASPA (research center on Arab, African and South American Countries).

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Yoav Peled

Professor of Political Science at Tel Aviv University

August 30th, 2010, Academia, Asia, Author/Novelist, English, Hebrew, Israel, Israel, Migration and Integration, North Africa and Middle East, Palestine, Tel Aviv, War and Conflict

Yoav Peled

Yoav Peled is Professor of Political Science at Tel Aviv University. He is a specialist on issues relating to citizenship and ethnic politics in Israel, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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Rashid Khalidi

Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies, Columbia University

August 24th, 2010, Academia, Arabic, Author/Novelist, English, New York, North Africa and Middle East, North America, North America, Palestine, Religion, Terrorism, USA, War and Conflict

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Rashid Khalidi has been the Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at Columbia University since 2003. He taught at the University of Chicago from 1987 until 2003. Previously, he taught at the Lebanese University and the American University of Beirut from 1974 to 1983, and at Georgetown and Columbia universities from 1983 until 1987. He received a B.A. in History from Yale University in 1970 and a D. Phil. in Modern History from Oxford University in 1974.

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Alon Ben-Meir

Senior Fellow at the Center of Global Affairs, New York University

July 14th, 2010, Academia, Arabic, English, Government, Hebrew, International Relations, Israel, New York, North Africa and Middle East, North America, Palestine, Terrorism, Think tank/Research center, USA, War and Conflict

Alon Ben Meir

Dr. Alon Ben-Meir is an expert on Middle East politics and affairs, specializing in peace negotiations between Israel and the Arab states. For the past twenty five years, he has been directly involved in various negotiations and has operated as a liaison between top Arab and Israeli officials.

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