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ADVISORY: Prospects for a Two-State Solution: Understanding Challenges and Creating Opportunities
Press Advisory

ADVISORY: Prospects for a Two-State Solution: Understanding Challenges and Creating Opportunities

Friday, March 20, 2009 – 9:00am to 10:30am

WASHINGTON, DC—As the Obama administration takes its first steps to advance a sustainable two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and as a new Israeli government prepares to take office, Middle East Progress, Americans for Peace Now and the American Task Force on Palestine invite you to a discussion with Israeli Brigadier General (Ret.) Ilan Paz and Ghaith al-Omari, a former senior advisor to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.

The conversation will examine key issues, including how to best to rebuild Gaza, how to avoid strengthening Hamas while bolstering Palestinian moderates, and how or whether the United States should engage with a possible Palestinian national unity government.

Featured panelists:

Brigadier General (Ret.) Ilan Paz, former head of the Israeli Civil Administration in the West Bank (2002-2005)

Ghaith al-Omari, advocacy director, American Task Force on Palestine; advisor, Middle East Progress; former advisor to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas

Discussion moderated by:

Brian Katulis, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress, advisor, Middle East Progress

A light breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m.

Click here to RSVP for this event

Location

Center for American Progress 1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor Washington, DC 20005

Map & Directions Nearest Metro: Blue/Orange Line to McPherson Square or Red Line to Metro Center

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