As'ad AbuKhalil

Professor of Political Science at Cal State University Stanislaus

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Professor of Political Science at California State University at Stanislaus and author of The House of Bush and the House of Saud

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The Arab summit is reaching out to Israel, led by the regional powerhouse of Saudi Arabia, where King Abdullah has taken up where Egypt left off.

Diplomacy and Promises of Democracy in the Middle East

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