Near East Report - April 01 2011

Near East Report
April 1, 2011 PDF DOWNLOAD PRINT VERSION OF NER www.aipac.org/ner
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The IDF boarded the Liberian-flagged vessel Victoria on the high seas and discovered concealed weapons destined for Hamas in Gaza.
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In This Issue
Gates: U.S.-Israel Defense Cooperation Stronger Than Ever
IAEA Cannot Verify Iran’s Nuclear Intentions
Lawmakers Urge Obama to Condemn Palestinian Incitement
Student Government Resolutions Support U.S.-Israel Alliance
 

Gates: U.S.-Israel Defense Cooperation Stronger Than Ever

Secretary of Defense Robert Gates visited Israel in late March to meet with his Israeli counterpart, Ehud Barak. At a joint news conference, the two leaders discussed the strength of the U.S.-Israel defense relationship, the threats facing Israel, the future of the Israel-Egypt peace treaty and more. READ MORE
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IAEA Cannot Verify Iran’s
Nuclear Intentions

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said in its most recent report that it has received new information that points to possible military purposes for Iran’s nuclear program. The report also highlights Iran’s continued refusal to fully cooperate with IAEA inspectors. READ MORE
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Lawmakers Urge Obama to Condemn Palestinian Incitement

As Palestinian terrorist attacks against Israeli civilians have escalated dramatically in recent weeks, lawmakers in the House and Senate have written letters to President Obama and Secretary Clinton, respectively, about the ongoing problem of anti-Israel and anti-Jewish incitement in Palestinian society. READ MORE
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Student Government Resolutions Support U.S.-Israel Alliance

On college campuses across the country, AIPAC-trained activists have mobilized broad support for pro-Israel student government resolutions. In doing so, the pro-Israel advocates have helped educate future policymakers and opinion leaders about the value of the U.S.-Israel relationship. READ MORE
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