Hill Briefing: American Perceptions of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict:

Posted on March 29, 2010 in Reports

Washington, D.C. - March 26, 2010 - The Arab American Institute (AAI) held a briefing on Capitol Hill entitled, American Perceptions of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Discussion on New Zogby International Poll, Shifting Attitudes, and Outlook for 2010.  The discussion was led by two leading experts on the Middle East, U.S. public opinion and American policy-making: AAI President Dr. James Zogby and MJ Rosenberg, Senior Fellow, Media Matters Action Network. 

Dr. James Zogby began the discussion with observations about Zogby International's 2010 poll "American Opinions on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict."  He addressed observations about the poll's main findings beginning with results about...

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American Opinions on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Posted on March 25, 2010 in Reports

More than four-in-five Americans (81%) agree the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has a negative impact on U.S. interests, including a majority of both Democrats (88%) and Republicans (77%), a new Arab American Institute/Zogby Interactive survey finds. While Americans agree the conflict has a negative impact, they are split about how to deal with the situation. Fifty percent of Americans agree the Obama Administration should steer a middle course in pursuing peace in the Middle East. There is a strong divide on this question with 73% of Democrats agreeing that the President should steer a middle course while only 24% of Republicans hold...

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Opinion Poll: 81% of Americans Agree Israeli-Pales. Conflict Negatively Impacts U.S.

Posted on March 25, 2010 in Reports

Washington D.C. – More than four-in-five Americans (81%) agree the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has a negative impact on U.S. interests, including a majority of both Democrats (88%) and Republicans (77%), a new Arab American Institute/Zogby Interactive survey finds. While Americans agree the conflict has a negative impact, they are split about how to deal with the situation. Fifty percent of Americans agree the Obama Administration should steer a middle course in pursing peace in the Middle East. There is a strong divide on this question with 73% of Democrats agreeing that the President should steer a middle course while only...

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Statement on Yesterday’s Meeting between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

Posted by on March 24, 2010 in Blog
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Coming on the heels of the Israeli government's distressing approval of new settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, yesterday's meeting between President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu has the potential for setting a new path for Mideast peace talks.
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Obama-Netanyahu Meeting: The Absence of Comment Says it All

Posted by on March 24, 2010 in Blog
WASHINGTON, D.C.� The much anticipated Oval Office meeting between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took place last night in reportedly two different meetings that lasted just over two hours combined.
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Poll Findings Show Widening Partisan Gap on Views of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Posted on March 22, 2010 in Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rebecca Brown 202-429-9210 ext. 23

Zogby: Israel retains greater public support than the Palestinians but Americans display a deepening partisan divide on all questions related to the Middle East with Democrats holding strong negative views toward Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and his current policies.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Members of Congress join the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference tonight it is interesting to note the latest polling data on American views of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and its impact on U.S. national security.

The results of...

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AAI Endorses Letter to Obama Urging Immediate Humanitarian Relief for Gaza, End of the Blockade

Posted by on February 04, 2010 in Blog
U.S. Should Urge Israel to Lift the Gaza Closure to Relieve Grave Humanitarian Crisis
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Tell your Representative to support immediate relief for people in Gaza!

Posted on December 18, 2009 in Action Alerts

McDermott-Ellison letter to President Obama

Moran-Inglis letter to Secretary of State Hilary Clinton

Contact Your Representatives Now

Two letters are circulating the House urging the Obama Administration to address the delay of promised assistance to the people of Gaza—one letter calls for immediate delivery of humanitarian aid, the other for increased access to education.

Congressmen Jim Moran (D-VA) and Bob Inglis (R-SC) are asking their House colleagues to sign onto a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by Monday, December 21 supporting increased access to higher education in the...

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H. Res. 867: Thank Your Representatives

Posted on November 10, 2009 in Action Alerts

Thank the representatives who made the right decision

  NAY

REP. BRIAN BAIRD (202) 225-3536

REP. TAMMY BALDWIN (202) 225-2906

REP. EARL BLUMENAUER (202) 225-4811

REP. CHARLES BOUSTANY (202) 225-2031

REPS. LOIS CAPPS (202) 225-3601

REP. ANDRE CARSON (202) 225-4011

REP. YVETTE D. CLARKE (202) 225-6231

REP. WILLIAM. LACY CLAY...

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General James L. Jones to offer closing remarks at Arab American Leadership Summit

Posted on October 22, 2009 in Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Christina Zola (202) 429-9210 desk (202) 494-9859 cell czola@aaiusa.org

Washington D.C. – October 22, 2009 –National Security Advisor to the President General James L. Jones will address the Leadership Summit’s closing session on Monday, October 26, 2009. General Jones will brief Summit attendees on the Obama Administration’s continuing diligence in a wide range of Arab American issues.

General Jones’ remarks will address Arab American leaders from 19 states who represent over 35 Arab American organizations and businesses.

Although the session is closed, the White House will make...

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