Eye opening video about The U.S., the Arab-Israeli Issue, & the Middle East: Aaron David Miller - "The Much Too Promised Land"
P-CON Lecture: Aaron David Miller - "The Much Too Promised Land"
"The Much Too Promised Land: The U.S., the Arab-Israeli Issue, and the Middle East"
Lecture delivered on 27 October 2008 at Colgate University. Sponsored by Peace and Conflict Studies, Middle East and Islamic Studies, and Jewish Studies.
Why has the world's greatest superpower failed to broker, or impose, a solution in the Middle East? If a solution is possible, what would it take? And why after so many years of struggle and failure, with the entire region even more unsettled than ever, should Americans even care? Is Israel/Palestine really the "much too promised land"? In attempting to answer these questions, Aaron Miller shatters many preconceived notions, tackling the complicated issues of culture, religion, domestic politics, and national security that have defined—and often derailed—a half century of diplomacy.
The Much Too Promised Land: America's Elusive Search for Arab-Israeli Peace
Speaker: Aaron David Miller
Date: October 29, 2008
Time: 5:30 PM
Aaron David Miller is a Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC. He has served as a State Department adviser to six Secretaries of State, and he helped formulate U.S. policy on the Middle East and the Arab-Israeli peace process. Miller has written three books on the Middle East, and his articles have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and the International Herald Tribune.
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