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Trump vows to succeed where everyone else has failed - Mideast peace
President Trump touched down in Israel on Monday during his first overseas trip in office with one goal in mind: kick-starting the peace process. It's an achievement that has proved elusive for many U.S. presidents, yet continues to be a key objective. Aaron David Miller, a veteran peace negotiator
5 Living U.S. Presidents Unite for Bush-43 Presidential Library Dedication
Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush join Bush-43 and President Obama for ceremony.
Bush Revisits His Legacy at Library Opening
George W. Bush's legacy has officially been enshrined in Dallas. At a warm bipartisan gathering of all five living U.S. presidents, foreign dignitaries, and former administration officials at Southern Methodist University on Thursday, the 43rd president welcomed the opening of his library and
Israel's Netanyahu Takes Heat After Obama Victory
JERUSALEM – He never said so publicly, but the widely held assumption was that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu supported Mitt Romney on his quest for the presidency. They are both from conservative parties, they were friends from their days at Boston Consulting Group in...
The Global Note: Another Band-aid for Europe?…Showdown In Cairo…In Niger, Daughters, Dowries & Hunger
GLOBAL CRI$i$: EASING PAIN IN SPAIN…WORRY OVER CHINA -BAILOUT FOR BANKS…A key step for a key piece of the Eurozone debt puzzle: As Richard DAVIES reports, Eurozone finance ministers have come up with bailout terms for Spain’s troubled banks, saying nearly $37 billion can be...
Israel's Leaders Increasingly Isolated on Iran
The past week has seen stinging rejections by former top officials of the war footing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak have put Israel on with regards to Iran. The harsh criticism, in which the pair was accused of “messianic feelings,” exposed...
Sept. 30: Day in History
Dia en Historia Giorno Nella Storia Tag in der Geschichte Sept. 30 is International Translation Day, a day to acknowledge the vital work done by translators and interpreters around the world. The date was selected by the International Federation of Translators to coincide with the...
King Abdullah and George Mitchell: Tough Road Ahead for Mideast Peace
King Abdullah II of Jordan , a key American ally and advocate of the Middle East peace process , says he does not have much hope for progress on negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians in the coming months. "My instincts tell me not to expect much over the next couple of months,
'This Week' Transcript: George Mitchell and King Abdullah II
(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) AMANPOUR (voice-over): This week, a line in the sand. President Obama lays out his vision for peace. OBAMA: We believe the borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines. AMANPOUR: But Israel digs in. NETANYAHU: We can't go back to those indefensible lines.
King Abdullah: Little Hope for Mideast Peace Process This Year
King Abdullah II of Jordan, a key advocate of the Middle East peace process, says he does not have much hope for progress on negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians in the coming months. “My instincts tell me not to expect...