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Matthew Duss (Foundation for Middle East Peace) and Aziz Abu Sarah (+972 Magazine, George Mason University)

On Foreign Entanglements, Matt talks with Aziz about how Romney’s “culture” comments were received among Palestinians (hint: not well). Matt outlines the problem with introducing “providence” into political discussions. Would President Romney really recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, and would that mean the end of the two-state solution? Matt thinks that Romney inadvertently kicked off a rare good conversation about Israel-Palestine in DC. Aziz argues that Mahmoud Abbas is right to not negotiate with Netanyahu. Finally, if the two-state solution is dead, what happens next?

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Recorded:Aug 6    Posted:Aug 6, 2012
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Foreign Entanglements | Aug 6, 2012 | Matthew Duss & Aziz Abu Sarah

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