Yasser Arafat’s widow admits Palestinian terror campaign in 2000 was premeditated

Jamie Weinstein The Daily Caller 12/28/2012

Suha Arafat, the wife of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, admitted in a TV interview earlier this month that the Palestinian terror campaign against Israel launched in 2000 was a premeditated act orchestrated by her husband, not a spontaneous “intifada,” or uprising, as many have claimed.

“Yasser Arafat […]

Mideast Diplomat Dennis Ross Leaving White House

Joel B. Pollak Big Peace 11/11/2011

Dennis Ross, widely seen as one of the few strong pro-Israel advisers in the Obama administration, has announced that he will be stepping down as a presidential adviser.

Ross’s departure comes as the Obama administration faces fresh criticism for private remarks last week between President Obama and French President […]

Obama NSC meets with Egypt democracy advocates

Laura Rozen Politico 11/2/2010

Top Obama National Security Council officials met Tuesday with a bipartisan group of Washington foreign policy experts who advocate that the United States push for more free and fair Egyptian elections.

The National Security Council’s top two senior Middle East officials Dennis Ross and Dan Shapiro, as well as the NSC’s […]