Obama Administration Reacts to Iran ‘Fuel Swap’ Deal

By |May 18th, 2010|

"Of course they are not thrilled," Leslie Gelb, president emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations and a former Pentagon official, said of the administration. "They thought [the Brazilian-Turkish diplomatic effort with Tehran] was going to fail and didn't stop it, or couldn't stop it. It looks like it undercut their diplomacy. - President Obama's [...]

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Obama in Afghanistan, Sarah in Searchlight, and Passover Realities

By |March 28th, 2010|

Pres. Obama meets with Pres. Karzai. Via CNN: President Obama made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan on Sunday. The president left his Camp David, Maryland, retreat for the trip and flew to Afghanistan on Air Force One, landing at Bagram Air Base at 7:24 p.m. (around 11 a.m. ET). Obama then flew on a helicopter [...]

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LIVE REPORT: TV Show Causes Diplomatic Crisis Between Israel and Turkey

By |January 14th, 2010|

bumped Daniel Levy, Director of the Middle East Task Force at the New American Foundation, conducted a "short-notice" conference call today, with Alon Liel, former Israel Ambassador to Turkey, and Bülent Aras, Professor of International Relations at Istanbul Technical University and the Foreign Policy Coordinator of the SETA Foundation in Ankara. At issue: Can these [...]

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