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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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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AAI and Other Civil Society Leaders Call on President Obama to Join Mine Ban Treaty

Posted on March 22, 2010 in Press Releases

Zogby: The Middle East has long known all too well the tragic toll antipersonnel mines take on civilian populations. Our strategic interests in the region would be well served by addressing this human tragedy by signing on to the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty and the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions.

Monday, March 22, 2010 Information: Rebecca Brown 202-429-9210 or rbrown@aaiusa.org

WASHINGTON, DC – Leaders from 65 nongovernmental organizations delivered a letter to President Obama today urging the U.S. to relinquish antipersonnel landmines and join the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty without delay.

In the

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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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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Helen Samhan, MJ Rosenberg, Rob Sobhani

Posted on March 19, 2010 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Air Date: March 18, 2010 On Thursday’s edition of Viewpoint with James Zogby, Helen SamhanExecutive Director, Arab American Institute Foundation (AAIF); MJ Rosenberg, Senior Foreign Policy Fellow at Media Matters Action Network
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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Rep. Brian Baird (D-WA), Dereck Hogan, Karim Sadjadpour

Posted on March 05, 2010 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Air Date: March 4, 2010 On Thursday’s edition of Viewpoint with James Zogby – Rep. Brian Baird (D-WA), 6th term member of Congress, member of House committee on Science and Technology, Transportation and Infrastructure; Dereck Hogan, Senior Advisor for Governance and Civilian-Military Coordination to U.S. special Ambassador to Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke; Karim Sadjadpour, Associate in the Middle East program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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Viewpoint with James Zogby: David Cole

Posted on February 26, 2010 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Air Date: February 25, 2010 On Thursday’s edition of Viewpoint with James Zogby – David Cole, Professor of Law at Georgetown University.
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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Edmund J. Hull, Christopher Anders, Ellen Laipson

Posted on February 19, 2010 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Air Date: February 18, 2010 On Thursday’s edition of Viewpoint with James Zogby – Edmund J. Hull, former Ambassador to Yemen; Christopher Anders, Senior legislative counsel at the ACLU; Ellen Laipson, President and CEO, Stimson Center.
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Viewpoint with James Zogby: Mowahid Shah

Posted on February 12, 2010 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Air Date: February 11, 2010 On Thursday’s edition of Viewpoint with James Zogby – Mowahid Shah, Political analyst, Columnist and former Pakistani cabinet member.
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Viewpoint with James Zogby:  Stephen Walt, Sameh Shoukry, Robert Borosage

Posted on February 05, 2010 in Viewpoint with James Zogby

Dr. Stephen Walt (phd), Professor of International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, spoke about various foreign policy issues currently facing the Obama Administration. Walt spoke about Iran and the Obama Administration’s efforts of re-engagement and diplomacy with the controversial regime, but sated that among other developments in Iranian politics, Ahmadinejad’s reelection last summer contributed to worst of all possible worlds for the Obama Administration. Walt also commented about the efficacy of sanctions and stated that increasing the “squeeze” on Iran in the hopes of bringing about a regime change is “like asking for a miracle”. He...

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