MEDIA NOTICE: Steve Clemons on Al Jazeera English at 7 pm



The big news today is of course the announcement from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have been invited to Washington at the beginning of September to engage in the first direct talks between the two sides in two years.

Arab Americans, Muslim Americans, & George W. Bush Central Speak Out: What Would George W. Bush Do?



(President George W. Bush speaking at the 50th anniversary re-dedication of the Islamic Center in Washington, D.C.) Slate‘s Dave Weigel has a nice clip quoting former Bush administration Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and current Director of the George W. Bush Institute James K. Glassman. Weigel writes: [James K.