US-Middle East Policy Enough to Warrant Peace Prize?

Thursday, December 10, 2009

President Obama was in part awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his outreach to the Muslim world. The administration has made Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan top priorities, but some analysts say Obama has  neglected much of the Middle East. We ask Reza Aslan, author and contributing editor to the Daily Beast, and Abderrahim Foukara, the D.C. Bureau Cheif of al-Jazeera, to evaluate the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to the president's Middle East diplomacy.



Reza Aslan and Abderrahim Foukara

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How about the Israelis agree not to build settlements in East Jerusalem over the next 5 years and the Palestnians agree to not allow any missiles be fired from either the West Bank or Gaza for the next 5 years. This way both sides get what they want for now and we see who is willing to keep their pledge. This way we see who really wants peace and who just wants things their way.

Dec. 10 2009 09:38 AM

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