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Obama Names First Syrian Ambassador in Six Years


U.S. President Barack Obama has used a controversial strategy to appoint the first U.S. ambassador to Syria in nearly six years.

The White House announced Wednesday it had appointed career diplomat Robert Ford to the post.

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A White House Clueless on Syria by Michael Young


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President Obama's First Two Years in the Middle East



President Obama's First Two Years in the Middle East
By David Schenker
al-Hayat
December 27, 2010

President Obama assumed office in 2009 with an ambitious Middle East policy agenda. Atop the list of his campaign pledges, then Senator Obama vowed to pursue Israeli-Palestinian peace and re-engage in diplomacy with Tehran and Damascus. Given these grand plans, perhaps not surprisingly the first two years of the Obama Administration Middle East policy have been distinguished more by frustration than accomplishment. This is particularly true in the Levant -- in Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, and Israel -- the focus of much of the Administration's regional efforts.

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Clinton stressed to UN enovoy US commitment to Lebanon’s sovereignty


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Ros-Lehtinen: My mission is to cut the State and foreign aid budgets


Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), the incoming chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, isn't wasting any time in pressing for deep cuts to the State Department and U.S. foreign operations around the world.

 

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Trial by Fire: The Politics of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon


Middle East Report N°100 2 Dec 2010

 

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

It is hard to see who can emerge victorious in Lebanon’s latest crisis. The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) dealing with the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafic Hariri soon will issue its first indictments.

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