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Dave Pollock of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy is the author of Beyond Words, a study of Palestinian incitement. In this interview, he talks about his study, about the impact of incitement – both Palestinian and Israeli – and about ways to reduce it.

 

 

 

 

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Conversation with Brigadier General (Ret.) Shlomo Brom: Defensible borders

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Israeli strategic affairs expert, Brigadier General (Ret.) Shlomo Brom, is a senior researcher at the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) in Tel Aviv, Israel's leading national security think tank. He is also one of the leaders of the Council on Peace and Security, an organization that brings together hundreds of high-ranking members from Israel's security and diplomacy establishments to support a viable and sustainable peaceful resolution to the conflict in the Middle East as a necessary step towards ensuring Israel's security and social resilience and maintaining its democratic foundation in the long-term.

In 2011, Brom authored a short report for the Council on future defensible borders between Israel and the state of Palestine in the context of an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement. The report concludes that the 1967 lines, with reasonable land swaps, would be defensible borders between Israel and the West Bank portion of the future state of Palestine. We asked Brig. Gen. Brom, the former top strategic planner of the IDF, to explain why.

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Briefing call on Jerusalem with Danny Seidemann

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On the second week of APN's Reclaiming Israel's Future campaign, Jerusalem expert Danny Seidemann was our guest on a briefing call. He discusses the latest developments on the ground in East Jerusalem, examines the situation on the ground 47 years after the Six Day War,  and addresses the future of Jerusalem.

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Briefing call on West Bank settlements with Lior Amihai

liorPeace Now's Lior Amihai discusses recent trends in Israeli West Bank construction and comments on the kidnapping of  the three Israeli teens and its repercussions. 

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Briefing Call with Danny Rubenstein, veteran Israeli journalist, on 47 years of Occupation

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Veteran Israeli journalist Danny Rubinstein, who has been covering Palestinian affairs for Israeli daily newspapers since 1967, shared his observations on current Israeli-Palestinian relations in perspective of 47 years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

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Shibley Telhami briefing call on the state of the Israeli-Palestinian peace effort

On Monday, April 28, Professor Shibley Telhami of the University of Maryland and the Brookings Institute briefed APN on the consequences of the pause in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

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Briefing call with Israeli strategic affairs analyst Yossi Alpher

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Israeli strategic affairs expert Yossi Alpher, the author of APN's Hard Questions, Tough Answers, was our guest on an April 8 briefing call, mainly focusing on the crisis in the US-led Israeli-Palestinian negotiations process.

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Briefing from Jerusalem expert Daniel Seidemann

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Jerusalem expert Daniel Seidemann, on a visit to Washington, briefed APN supporters and activists on Friday, February 7th, 2014.

 

 


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Briefing Call with Israeli political analyst Akiva Eldar

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Veteran Israeli political analyst Akiva Eldar was the guest of an APN briefing call on December 9th, commenting on the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, about the West's interim agreement with Iran, and about the impact of the two processes on US-Israeli relations

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APN's Lara Friedman at Voice of America on Mideast Peace Propects

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Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are preparing to resume their peace talks Wednesday in Jerusalem. Complex issues lie before them, according to Lara Friedman Director of Policy and Government Relations for Americans for Peace Now. She spoke with VOA's Susan Yackee on August 14, 2013.

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