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Tom Kutsch is a Program Associate at the New America Foundation/Middle East Task Force. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Washington on Monday represents the Obama administration’s first opportunity to implement a new American strategy for achieving Israeli-Palestinian peace.
When I first saw how the Obama campaign team was taking the Joe Trippi-fashioned IT architecture of political outreach a few notches higher, I was really pleased.
Steve Clemons is on the road today, but is really fascinated by the important new book by Council on Foreign Relations President Richard Haass, War of Necessity, War of Choice: A Memoir of Two Iraq Wars.
This is a guest post exclusive to The Washington Note by Col. Lawrence B. Wilkerson, who is former chief of staff of the Department of State during the term of Secretary of State Colin Powell. Lawrence Wilkerson is also Pamela Harriman Visiting Professor at the College of William & Mary.
Today between 11 am and noon EST, Steve Coll and I will be moderating a transatlantic new media roundtable discussion with UK Foreign Minister David Miliband.
Iraq’s central government appears likely to begin allowing the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) that controls northern Iraq to begin exporting oil through Iraq’s main pipeline, in the latest unexpected consequence of the global economic crisis. A year ago, this kind of decision would have been unthinkable in the absence of a comprehensive national hydrocarbons law….