Mark Perry

independent foreign policy analyst and author

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Independent foreign policy analyst and author of The Most Dangerous Man in America: The Making of Douglas MacArthur, Partners in Command: George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower in War and Peace and Talking to Terrorists: Why America Must Engage with Its Enemies; political advisor to then-Palestinian President Yasser Arafat; former co-director of Conflicts Forum, a nonprofit organization that seeks to bring about a new engagement between the West and political Islam

Mark Perry on KCRW

Before the latest conflict in Gaza, Hamas was struggling. It had lost support from Syria and Egypt and seemed powerless to end Israel’s border blockade.

Mid-East Crisis and Prospects for a Cease-Fire

Before the latest conflict in Gaza, Hamas was struggling. It had lost support from Syria and Egypt and seemed powerless to end Israel’s border blockade.

from To the Point

In 2011, the Obama administration announced a “pivot” for U.S. foreign policy priorities towards Asia.

Obama's "Asia Pivot"

In 2011, the Obama administration announced a “pivot” for U.S. foreign policy priorities towards Asia.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When Vice President Biden was in Israel last week, the Netanyahu government announced new plans for Jewish housing in East Jerusalem.

The US and Israel: How Deep Are the Differences?

When Vice President Biden was in Israel last week, the Netanyahu government announced new plans for Jewish housing in East Jerusalem.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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As President Biden approaches his 100th day in office, he plans to address a Joint Session of Congress.