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Jimmy Carter calls for Syria peace summit | James Arkin, POLITICO.com

Former President Jimmy Carter condemned possible chemical weapons attacks in Syria, but called for a “peace conference” and working with the United Nations, rather than using a military solution. In a statement Friday from the Carter Center, the former president said that the U.N. investigation into possible chemical weapons attacks in Syria is under way and urged against action in ...

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Jimmy Carter Defends Snowden, Says U.S. Has No ‘Functioning Democracy’ | thenewamerican.com

“America does not have a functioning democracy at this point in time,” former President Jimmy Carter (shown) said this week, according to a report in the German newspaper Der Spiegel. Carter was quoted as having made that remark at a closed-door meeting of Atlantic Bridge, a research and education organization supporting cooperation between the United States and Great Britain on ...

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Jimmy Carter: Statehood key to renew peace talks | USA Today

U.N. vote recognizing Palestine is an opportunity to relaunch negotiations despite Israeli actions. By Jimmy Carter The United Nations General Assembly vote last week that overwhelmingly recognized Palestine as a state could serve as a stepping stone to relaunch the long moribund Middle East peace negotiations. In an attempt to advance the peace negotiations, President Obama emphasized two crucial issues ...

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Carter blasts Obama on Mideast peace | POLITICO.com

Former President Jimmy Carter blasted President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for their failure to advance the Middle East peace process, saying that the Israeli government seems to have decided on the “one-state solution but to conceal it from the world.” For more on this story, visit: Carter blasts Obama on Mideast peace – POLITICO.com.

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America’s Shameful Human Rights Record | Jimmy Carter, NYTimes.com

THE United States is abandoning its role as the global champion of human rights. Revelations that top officials are targeting people to be assassinated abroad, including American citizens, are only the most recent, disturbing proof of how far our nation’s violation of human rights has extended. This development began after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and has been ...

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