David Makovsky

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

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Director of the Project on the Middle East Peace Process at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and Adjunct Lecturer in Middle Eastern Studies at Johns Hopkins University; author of Making Peace with the PLO: The Rabin Government's Road to the Oslo Accord and co-author of Myth, Illusions and Peace: Finding a New Direction in the Middle East; former executive editor of the Jerusalem Post

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To a standing ovation from the General Assembly, PLO leader  Mahmoud Abbas applied for full Palestinian membership  in the United Nations today.

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Speaking in Cairo  two years ago, President Obama called for a "new beginning" in the Muslim Middle East based on "respect" and "mutual interest."

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Speaking in Cairo two years ago, President Obama called for a "new beginning" in the Muslim Middle East based on "respect" and "mutual interest."

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