Of Homelands and Settlements: Obama and the Mideast

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas was at the White House, even as Hillary Clinton called on Israel to stop building settlements

Friday, May 29, 2009

Last week the Israeli Prime Minister met with President Obama. Yesterday, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas took his turn at the White House. His meeting with the president comes as Secretary of State Clinton called on Israel to stop expanding settlements into the West Bank. For more we turn to Daniel Levy, Co-Director of the Middle East Task Force at the New America Foundation in Tel Aviv, Israel. We are also joined by Aleem Maqbool, BBC reporter in Ramallah in the West Bank.


Daniel Levy and Aleem Maqbool

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