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He seemed then to be part of a wave of young, attractive American-style politicians around the democratic world, such as Bill Clinton, Tony Blair, and Gerhard Schroder, even if ideologically he was much closer to Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, and Helmut Kohl. Over the decades, he has paid a great ...
Analyzing the potential consequences of the embassy move, she stressed that this is only one of the US Middle East policy points. "Donald Trump provided very strong support to Israel. ... This law was signed in October 1995 by US President Bill Clinton. For more than 20 years, the law implementation was ...

Aside from sporadic moments during the administrations of Jimmy Carter, George Bush Sr, and Bill Clinton -- when something close to a balanced approach ... As a matter of fact, the Trump Administration, whose Middle East policy appears to be dictated by die-hard Zionist supporters of Israel, has gone the ...
But "I don't think there are any prospects" for a U.S.-brokered peace deal, said Daniel Kurtzer, professor of Middle East policy studies at Prince University's Woodrow Wilson school of Public and International Affairs. Kurtzer was ambassador to Egypt under President Bill Clinton and ambassador to Israel ...
"He is a very influential player in shaping Middle East policy; he has direct access to the president," said Friedman's predecessor, Daniel Shapiro, who served ... veterans of U.S.-Israel relations note that except for perhaps Martin Indyk, who had a close relationship with Bill Clinton, a direct line between the ...
To the extent the Trump Administration has a discernible Middle East strategy, it is to contain and confront Iran. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Secretary of Defense James Mattis, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, and President Donald Trump himself have all denounced Iran's regional activities. (In February ...

The bottom line is that an all-out campaign to counter an Iranian hegemon is unnecessary. Unfortunately, there is little reason to think the Trump Administration will recognize this and adopt the sensible course outlined here. If it doesn't, Trump's Middle East policy will be about as successful as Bill Clinton's, ...
The contentious relationship between Netanyahu and Bill Clinton resulted in the Hebron Agreement and eventually helped to push Netanyahu out of ... He was already thinking about a broader Middle East policy shift, considerations which eventually turned into new sanctions on Iran designed to force the ...
For sure, such a move would damage America's Middle East policy. It has also triggered accusations from Muslims of US bullying, ... This was the case in 2000 in the lead-up to the Camp David negotiations that President Bill Clinton mediated. The issue of Jerusalem later brought the negotiations down.
It may be hard for Arabs to admit, but Israel, for all the suffering it has inflicted on the Palestinian Territories, has proven -in relative terms - more respectful of Muslim life than most Arab regimes," senior fellow in the Washington-based Center for Middle East Policy, Shadi Hamid, wrote in The Atlantic.
It also has other downsides, but first an analysis of Middle East policy. This recognition issue goes back to the Six Day war, which Israel peremptorily ... President Bill Clinton did not sign the legislation but allowed it to become law. He used the waiver provision -- as did all of his successors in the 22-year ...
In 1995, President Bill Clinton signed the Jerusalem Embassy Relocation Act, which formally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. ... Moving the embassy has been a "third rail" for Middle East policy because of fears it would give Iran and other anti-American, anti-Israel forces a reason to go after ...
Long ago, I was a strong supporter of Gov. Bill Clinton of Arkansas, in part because of his early willingness - as a Bible Belt Democrat - to seek compromises on government policies linked to abortion. I was even more hopeful about the future of a young politico from Tennessee, Sen. Al Gore, whose pro-life ...
The Trump Administration's passive and incoherent Middle East policy has also fostered moral hazard with some of our closest partners in the region, as seen in the recent actions by Saudi Arabia to use threats and psychological warfare to pressure Iran's partner in Lebanon, Hezbollah. The move appears ...
The President was referring to an episode that took place in 2010 whereby the Obama administration gave a Russian firm permission to buy a Canadian company that had the rights to mine a great deal of uranium in the U.S. The allegation is that, because Bill Clinton took some money from Russian ...
Carter arrived in Pyongyang despite then-President Bill Clinton objecting to his dialogue with the regime. ... Although he said all 22 members of the Carter family voted for Barack Obama, he took a swipe at the latter's Middle East policy: "He made some very wonderful statements, in my opinion, when he first ...
Aides to President Donald Trump were in deep talks about how to defuse tensions between Qatar and other Arab nations when the door to the secure room at the White House burst open. The urgent message: Trump had just tweeted about Qatar. One adviser read the tweet aloud and with that, the ...

In 1993, the Clinton administration launched the National Partnership for Reinventing government, which wound up giving hundreds of agency-specific recommendations to federal agencies. Elaine Kamarck, who served as a senior aide to then-Vice President Al Gore for the effort, said in an interview that ...
As Kerry was preparing to make the speech, the administration's Middle East policy was trolled on twitter by the next president. "We cannot continue to let Israel be treated with such total disdain and disrespect," Donald Trump tweeted. "They used to have a great friend in the US, but not anymore.
Belatedly, after he was out of office, President Bill Clinton visited the Rwandan capital, Kigali, to apologize for US inaction, an apology too late for the ... not seen the utter futility -- perhaps insanity --of our Middle East policy laid bare in a clearer way than in this week's breathtaking developments in Syria," ...
Trump, never invited as a businessman, is the first US president to attend Davos since Bill Clinton in 2000. January 25, 2018 (Reuters). US President Donald Trump swaggered into the lion's den to confront the world's political and business elite on Thursday, as his "America First" administration executes an ...
Aside from sporadic moments during the administrations of Jimmy Carter, George Bush Sr, and Bill Clinton -- when something close to a balanced approach ... As a matter of fact, the Trump Administration, whose Middle East policy appears to be dictated by die-hard Zionist supporters of Israel, has gone the ...
Observers of the U.S.'s Middle East policy understand that it has been shaped by two-pronged interests. ... to be a decisive leader when compared to Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and other presidents who did not walk the talk on moving the embassy and recognize Jerusalem as the capital.
Bill Clinton in the 1990s, George W Bush and Barack Obama in the 21st century all adhered to the principle of not recognising Israel's claim and not moving the US embassy to Jerusalem. Trump's move to alter ... Donald Trump's new Middle East policy is obviously a political gamble. With the US giving its ...
As protests continued on Friday at the US decision, Mr Trump took to twitter to again highlight his decision to relocate the US embassy, criticising his Democratic presidential predecessors for not doing so. The president posted a video montage showing Bill Clinton and Barack Obama pledging to move the ...
These activities, increasingly implemented during the terms of former U.S. presidents George Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama, did not .... Obama criticismTrump criticized former U.S. President Barack Obama's Middle East policy by tweeting "We will talk about bringing peace to the ...
Like Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Obama, according to the Times' account, Trump's plan will be based on the assumption that for peace to be .... to run his Middle East policy because he understood - and repeatedly remarked on the fact - that Washington's foreign policy establishment has failed for ...
The United States first allowed the PLO to open a mission in Washington back in 1994, under President Bill Clinton. Then, in 2011, under the Obama administration, the US started letting the Palestinians fly their flag over the office. Palestinians hailed the move as historic and an upgrade to the status of their ...
President Trump, Barack Obama and Bill Clinton never served. ... George H.W. Bush campaign's Middle East Policy Group, wrote for Fox News ...
President Trump, Barack Obama and Bill Clinton never served. ... George H.W. Bush campaign's Middle East Policy Group, wrote for Fox News ...
Carter arrived in Pyongyang despite then-President Bill Clinton ... he took a swipe at the latter's Middle East policy: "He made some very ...
... Israel Lobby regards critics of US Middle East policy as hostile to Israel. .... when Bill Clinton broke precedent by appointing Australian citizen ...
"That lack of clarity set the tone early on," said Khaled Elgindy, a fellow at the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution. "It has not been fully resolved, because he hasn't explicitly stated that the goal is to have two states living side-by-side." For Elgindy, the uncertainty is emblematic of a larger ...
In 1993, the Clinton administration launched the National Partnership for Reinventing government, which wound up giving hundreds of ...
Sitting there with Trump in casual loungewear and a blingy hat, along with two other women who had accused Bill Clinton of sexual assault or harassment, was 49-year-old Arkansan Paula Jones, the woman who had sued a sitting president and likely changed -- if you add up the George W. Bush voters ...
... diplomacy" for his extraordinarily intensive style of personal negotiation; Dennis Ross, who led Bill Clinton's ill-fated peace push in the 1990s, ...
... Albright speaks to students about Middle East policy approaches at Nerinx ... But Albright, who served under President Bill Clinton, says the ...
John Kerry's Middle East plan mirrors Bill Clinton's futile end-of-term ... the administration's Middle East policy was trolled on twitter by the next ...
So, many of them defected once again to support Bill Clinton. ... more specifically his Middle East policy and pressure on then-Prime Minister ... Their hopes of thus being rewarded with top positions in a Clinton administration ...
Some analysts argue that Hillary Clinton is on the same page as Barack Obama when it comes to Iran and Middle East policy. Indeed, Mrs ...
Major changes are roiling the states, societies and ruling classes of the biggest industrial economies, oil regimes and military complexes. China is re-allocating its economic wealth toward building the most extensive modern infrastructure system in history, linking four continents. Saudi Arabia is transferring ...
... process in both the George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton administrations. ... in Soviet and Middle East policy, Ambassador Ross worked closely ...
Bill Clinton arrived as President facing high expectations because of his mastery .... Talbott, deputy secretary of state in the Bill Clinton administration. ..... but connecting them to Israel and Middle East policy is a recent wrinkle.
... Qatar tweet sends advisers scrambling to reshape entire Middle East policy .... Bill Galston, a former Clinton administration official now at The ...
President Trump's triumphant visit to the Middle East is likely to be remembered as the occasion that changed not just United States foreign ...
... be a momentous break from what has been a cornerstone of US policy in the Middle East peace process since Bill Clinton's administration.
... Albright speaks to students about Middle East policy approaches at Nerinx ... But Albright, who served under President Bill Clinton, says the ...
... expert at New York University, was once bear-hugged at a party by President Bill Clinton, who wanted to consult about Middle East policy), ...
John Kerry's Middle East plan mirrors Bill Clinton's futile end-of-term ... the administration's Middle East policy was trolled on twitter by the next ...
So, many of them defected once again to support Bill Clinton. ... more specifically his Middle East policy and pressure on then-Prime Minister ... Their hopes of thus being rewarded with top positions in a Clinton administration ...


 

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