Near East Report - June 29 2011

Near East Report
June 29, 2011 PDF DOWNLOAD PRINT VERSION OF NER www.aipac.org/ner
Slideshow photo Last month, President Barack Obama addressed AIPAC Policy Conference 2011. View a slideshow to see conference highlights and visit www.aipac.org/pc for more.
In This Issue
U.N. Atomic Watchdog Turns Up Heat on Syria and Iran
United States to Skip Upcoming Anti-Israel U.N. Conference
Heard on the Hill
Editorial: Palestinian Stunts Undermine Peace Efforts
 

U.N. Atomic Watchdog Turns Up Heat on Syria and Iran

The recent meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) board of governors focused on the illicit nuclear activities of Syria and Iran. New IAEA reports have confirmed Syria's nuclear program and pointed to the military dimensions of the Iranian program. READ MORE
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United States to Skip Upcoming Anti-Israel U.N. Conference

The United States announced earlier this month that it will not attend the 10-year commemoration of a U.N. conference on combating racism, because past meetings have included "ugly displays of intolerance and anti-Semitism." READ MORE
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Heard on the Hill

Near East Report offers a brief look at recent legislation pertaining to U.S.-Israeli cooperation in a number of fields, including missile defense and energy cooperation. READ MORE
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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
Jeremy Rider
Executive Editor
Daniel Rubenstein
Managing Editor
Tzvi Kahn
Associate Editor
Analysts:
Steven Beckerman
Senior Research Analyst
Michelle Dorin
Samantha Levy
Research Analysts
I.L. Kenen
Founder, 1905–1988

Editorial: Palestinian Stunts Undermine
Peace Efforts

Over the past few months, the Palestinian Authority (PA) has been waging a campaign that has nothing to do with peacemaking. Instead, the PA is trying to isolate the Jewish state in the international arena. This campaign consists of a number of stunts that make a peace agreement less likely. READ MORE
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