Breaking Analysis On A Possible Obama Peace Plan



(Photo Credit: Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) New America Foundation/Middle East Task Force Director and Middle East Channel Editor Daniel Levy provides an excellent “breaking analysis” of David Igantius’ and Helene Cooper’s reports yesterday that the Obama administration is considering proposing a comprehensive peace plan for Israel and Palestine.

Promoting Dignity And Reducing The Politics of Fear



(Photo Credit: Peter Soutza/White House Photostream) The American Prospect Senior Correspondent and The Washington Independent Senior Reporter Spencer Ackerman has a thoughtful piece on the Obama administration’s foreign policy in the current issue of The American Prospect.

Roger Noriega’s Cuba Policy: Let’s Not, and Say We Did



(Photo Credit: Maxually’s Photostream) This is a guest note by Anya Landau French, director of the New America Foundation/U.S.-Cuba Policy Initiative. This post originally appeared at The Havana Note. You have to hand it to Amb. Roger Noriega, former U.S.

Europe And Turkey’s Constitutional Reform



Amidst German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to Turkey this week, Spiegel Online published a lengthy interview yesterday with Turkey Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan . The interview touched on most of the familiar subjects – including Iran’s nuclear program, the Armenian genocide resolution controversy, and Turkey’s ongoing negotiations to join the European Union.