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Articles by Steven Spiegel

The Three Competing Strategies That Led to the UN

The controversial Palestinian request for UN membership is the culmination of three competing strategies pursued by the US, Israel, and the Palestinians over the last three years.
Published on: 9/29/2011
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The Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process: How to Turn the Current Mess Into a Success

Professor Steven Spiegel comments on the current state of the Israeli-Palestinian Peace progress and the involvement of the United States.
Published on: 11/2/2010
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A New Approach to the Israeli-Palestinian Proximity Talks

Professor Steven Spiegel comments on Washington's notion of Obama Plan, a vocalization of where the United States stands on the altercation between Israel and Palestine.
Published on: 4/29/2010
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Why Obama's Mideast Policy Will Work

Professor Steven Spiegel finds President Obama's aggressive actions in the Middle East a needed change from George W. Bush's aloof avoidance of the situation. By taking an active role in delaying Iran's nuclear ambitions and supporting Israeli and Palestinian negotiations, President Obama is taking a more effective approach to peace in the region.
Published on: 10/8/2009
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What the U.S. Needs to Do to Move an Arab-Israeli Peace Forward

Steven Spiegel criticizes the Bush administration for pursuing global goals in the Middle East while failing to address the specific issues that leave the region in crisis. He proposes a strategy for disengagement between the Palestinians and Israelis.
Published on: 4/6/2005
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