Near East Report - July 23 2010

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In This Issue
Twenty-Five Years: The U.S.-Israel Free Trade Agreement
Campus Leaders Experience Israel
Heard On The Hill
State-to-State: Ohio and Israel
Editorial: Yes to Peace


Twenty-Five Years:
The U.S.-Israel Free Trade Agreement

In 1985, the United States and Israel signed the historic Free Trade Agreement. The agreement was the first of its kind between the United States and any other country and would become the lynchpin of an expanding economic relationship between the two allies. READ MORE
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Campus Leaders Experience Israel

Forty pro-Israel student activists and political leaders recently returned from the annual AIPAC Campus Allies Mission to Israel. The 10-day AIPAC-sponsored trip brings a diverse group of non-Jewish campus political activists to Israel to experience the Jewish state firsthand. READ MORE
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Heard On The Hill

Near East Report gives you an insider’s briefing on key committee hearings, congressional statements and actions by the administration impacting U.S. policy in the Middle East. READ MORE
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State-to-State: Ohio and Israel

The Buckeye State has found an unlikely agricultural partner in Israel—collaborating to tackle many of the common agricultural challenges facing all farmers. Ohio also boasts a unique agreement with the Jewish state that has fostered artistic exchanges. READ MORE
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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.

Dr. Raphael Danziger
Renee Rothstein
Executive Editor
Daniel Rubenstein
Managing Editor
Tzvi Kahn
Associate Editor

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

Editorial: Yes to Peace

More than a year has passed since Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu publicly accepted the two-state solution. Since then, he has made many statements affirming his determination to advance peace with the Palestinians. READ MORE

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