Near East Report - March 07 2011

Near East Report
March 7, 2011 PDF DOWNLOAD PRINT VERSION OF NER www.aipac.org/ner
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Protests in Egypt and across the Middle East have forced the United States and Israel to reexamine many of their assumptions about the region. View a slideshow to learn more.
In This Issue
U.S., Israel Test Arrow Missile Off California Coast
Congress Stands Up for Strong U.S.-Israel Relationship
State to State:
Texas and Israel
Editorial:
A New Neighborhood

U.S., Israel Test Arrow Missile Off California Coast

The United States and Israel last month successfully tested the Arrow 2 ballistic missile defense system off the coast of California. The Arrow destroyed a target simulating an Iranian ballistic missile. The drill tested newly developed software that improved the accuracy and effectiveness of the Arrow system.
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Congress Stands Up for Strong
U.S.-Israel Relationship

While there has been much change in the Middle East and North Africa in 2011, members of Congress from both sides of the aisle have mobilized in recent weeks in order to ensure that the United States supports its closest ally in the region: Israel. READ MORE
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State to State: Texas and Israel

Texas and Israel are two states that are proud of their rich history. The Lone Star State and the Jewish state each overcame great difficulties to earn their independence and form their modern identity. Even the two states’ flags have something in common—the presence of a single star.
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E-ISSN 1947-4458
Published biweekly except when Congress is out of session by The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).

Funded in part by the American Israel Education Foundation, the charitable organization affiliated with AIPAC.

Editors:
Dr. Raphael Danziger
Editor-in-Chief Emeritus
Renee Rothstein
Executive Editor
Daniel Rubenstein
Managing Editor
Tzvi Kahn
Associate Editor

Analysts:
Steven Beckerman
Senior Research Analyst
Michelle Dorin
Ann Weisberg
Samantha Levy
Research Analysts
I.L. Kenen
Founder, 1905–1988

Editorial:
A New Neighborhood

When the United States and Israel observe the Middle East today, the two allies cannot make the same assumptions that they could a decade ago or even a year ago. The durability of the Israel-Egypt peace treaty and the quiet along the Israeli-Jordanian border can no longer be taken for granted. READ MORE
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