What we know about Trump's Middle East peace plan - Al Jazeera

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

News Type: USIP in the News

United States President Donald Trump is expected to soon release his long-awaited Middle East plan - more than two years after his administration began drafting its vision for a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The policy proposal has been...

Implications of Israeli Elections - Voice of America

Friday, April 19, 2019

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Despite facing indictment on corruption charges and a strong challenge from a center-left coalition, Benjamin Netanyahu is heading toward an unprecedented fifth term as Israeli prime minister. David Makovsky, Director of the Project on Arab-Israel Relations at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and Lucy Kurtzer-Ellenbogen...

Mike Pence's visit to the Middle East - SiriusXM POTUS Ch. 124

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

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Lucy Kurtzer-Ellenbogen spoke to SiriusXM POTUS Ch. 124 about Vice President Mike Pence's upcomoing visit to the Middle East after the Trump administration’s announcement recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Kurtzer-Ellenbogen also addressed the importance of the trip and the expectations for the visit to neighboring Arab nations.

Muslim leaders say U.S. lost influence with Jerusalem move - Washington Times

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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The White House pushed back Wednesday after representatives from 57 Muslim-majority nations gathered in Turkey to criticize the Trump administration’s policy shift on Jerusalem and demand that the city’s east be recognized as the capital of a “State of Palestine.”

What’s Next for the Palestinians? - The Cipher Brief

Friday, December 8, 2017

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President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has left Palestinian leaders questioning the United States’ ability to effectively spearhead any future peace negotiations between the Israelis and the Palestinians. Trump’s announcement has also sparked...

What you should know about Trump’s Jerusalem announcement - PBS NewsHour

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

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President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday and directed the State Department to begin planning to move the embassy there, upending decades of U.S. policy on one of the most contentious regional conflicts in the world.