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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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