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Jon Alterman

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Senior vice president, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security at Geostrategy, and Director of the Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; former member of the Policy Planning Staff at the State Department, and Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs

Jon Alterman on KCRW

President Obama called the first ever summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council for this week at Camp David.

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Jerusalem is sacred to Jews, Muslims and Christians, and it's been thought immune to attacks from any of the players in the troubled Middle East.

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After the UN Security Council authorized " all necessary measures " to protect citizens in Libya, Colonel Moammar Gadhafi declared a cease-fire.

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