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In Palestinian Union, Deep Divisions Arise

In Palestinian Union, Deep Divisions Arise

On June 2nd, 2014, a new Palestinian unity government was sworn into office. This step in the recent Hamas-Fatah reconciliation process has many Israelis worried about the role of Hamas in future Palestinian leadership. While the US State Department has formally agreed to work with this new unity government, there are important challenges and concerns that need to be addressed.

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U.S. Foreign Policy in 2014

U.S. Foreign Policy in 2014

President Barack Obama gave the State of the Union address on January 28th, during which he laid out US foreign policy in 2014. Here are the top ten foreign policy takeaways.

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