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U.S. Looks Increasingly Irrelevant as Mideast Peace Broker | IPS ipsnews.net

WASHINGTON, Oct 21, 2011 (IPS) – While a growing number of influential voices here and in the region insist that the nearly 20-year, U.S.-sponsored “peace process” has reached its terminal phase, the administration of President Barack Obama remains committed to reviving direct negotiations between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO). “…[M]oving forward, we want to see progress on the ...

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Mideast peace process stalled says PLO | Global Post

The Middle East peace process has stalled and the international community faces a “real test” to achieve a two-state solution, a prominent member of the Palestinian Liberation Organization has said. The United States’ refusal to support the Palestinian bid for full United Nations membership has in part contributed to a widening gap between the two sides and doubts over their ...

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Syria recognizes Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital | Haaretz

Syria will recognize a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital, the foreign ministry said Monday. “Syria recognizes a Palestinian state within the June 4, 1967 borders and East Jerusalem as its capital, and on the basis of the preservation of Palestinian legitimate rights,” a statement said. Syria “will view the Damascus office of the PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) ...

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The Middle East: all process, no progress | Carne Ross, guardian.co.uk

Whenever an international problem starts being called a “process”, one should immediately become suspicious that the problem itself will not be solved. Indeed, the naming of a problem as a “process” is a way to obscure lack of progress with endless anaesthetising conferences, meetings and statesmanlike speeches.The climate change “process” demonstrates this dismal rule: after years of preparatory meetings, and ...

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