Near East Report - March 26, 2012

Near East Report
March 26, 2012 PDF DOWNLOAD PRINT VERSION OF NER www.aipac.org/ner
Slideshow photo Earlier this month, President Barack Obama addressed AIPAC Policy Conference 2012. View a slideshow to see more conference highlights and visit www.aipac.org/pc for videos and stories.
In This Issue
Sanctions Bite as Iran’s Nuclear Program Continues
The Latest Chapter in the Worldwide Campaign Against Israel: The Global March to Jerusalem
Israel’s Current Security Situation: An Interview with Yaakov Katz
AIPAC's Top Campus Awards Presented at Policy Conference
Editorial: The Danger of a Nuclear-Capable Iran

Sanctions Bite as Iran’s
Nuclear Program Continues

The United States has begun to implement an increasingly aggressive array of sanctions on Iran, including the country’s central bank, which have exerted a powerful impact on the Iranian economy. At the same time, the Islamic Republic continues to make rapid progress in its quest to achieve a nuclear weapons capability. READ MORE
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The Latest Chapter in the
Worldwide Campaign Against Israel:
The Global March to Jerusalem

March 30 sees the culmination of the latest chapter in the international campaign against the Jewish State. This time it is the so-called “Global March to Jerusalem,” a movement planning to storm Israel’s borders and organizing protests at Israeli diplomatic missions around the world. READ MORE
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Israel’s Current Security Situation:
An Interview with Yaakov Katz

The instability across the Arab world, alongside Iran’s missile and nuclear weapons programs, topped Israel’s security concerns this past year. To discuss these challenges and learn what the Jewish state is doing to deal with them, Near East Report interviewed Yaakov Katz, military correspondent and defense analyst for The Jerusalem Post. READ MORE
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AIPAC's Top Campus Awards Presented at Policy Conference

One of the highlights of student programming at the 2012 Policy Conference was AIPAC’s annual Campus Awards Dinner, during which AIPAC presents awards recognizing the most accomplished AIPAC-trained student activists and supportive campus professionals in the nation.
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Editors:
Dr. Raphael Danziger
Editor-in-Chief Emeritus
Jeremy Rider
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Dr. Avi Eilam
Managing Editor
Tzvi Kahn
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Steven Beckerman
Senior Research Analyst
Michelle Dorin
Samantha Levy
Research Analysts
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Editorial: The Danger of a Nuclear-Capable Iran

Should it become a nuclear power, Iran would be a danger to America and to the world. It would trigger a regional nuclear arms race, could well provide nuclear know-how and even nuclear devices to terrorists, and would have the power to dramatically drive up the price of oil. Preventing Iran from ever having a nuclear weapons capability is the answer. READ MORE

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