Near East Report - November 19 2010

Near East Report
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Some of AIPAC’s most involved leaders came to South Florida last month for AIPAC National Summit 2010. View a slideshow about the event.
In This Issue
112th Congress Expected to be Most Pro-Israel Ever
House Wants Answers on Saudi Arms Deal
AIPAC Hosts National Summit in South Florida
Video: José María Aznar


112th Congress Expected to be Most
Pro-Israel Ever

Despite the many changes brought about by the 2010 midterm elections, the incoming 112th Congress is expected to be the most pro-Israel Congress ever. Many of Israel’s strongest supporters were reelected. Near East Report profiles the 16 new senators. Future editions will profile the new House members. READ MORE
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House Wants Answers on Saudi Arms Deal

More than 45 percent of the House—198 members—have signed a letter that raises questions about the Obama administration’s decision to sell $60 billion in weaponry to Saudi Arabia. The letter seeks assurances that Israel’s qualitative military edge will be maintained. READ MORE
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AIPAC Hosts National Summit in
South Florida

More than 1,200 AIPAC members from across the United States, including 200 students, gathered in South Florida on October 24-25, for the 2010 AIPAC National Summit on Foreign Policy and Politics. The Summit featured world leaders, members of Congress, political analysts and Middle East experts.
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Video: José María Aznar

José María Aznar was the president of Spain from 1996 to 2004. He recently founded a group called the Friends of Israel Initiative, which he says will fight the global campaign to delegitimize the Jewish state. He spoke last month at the AIPAC National Summit in South Florida. READ MORE
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Dr. Raphael Danziger
Editor-in-Chief Emeritus
Renee Rothstein
Executive Editor
Daniel Rubenstein
Managing Editor
Tzvi Kahn
Associate Editor

Steven Beckerman
Senior Research Analyst
Michelle Dorin
Ann Weisberg
Research Analysts
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