David Makovsky

Guest

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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