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U.S. Balancing Act With Egypt Grows Trickier
www.nytimes.com-July 30, 2013
In four weeks of quiet but intense diplomacy, the Obama administration has engaged in a balancing act, prodding Egypt’s generals to avoid violence and restore a democratic government while trying not to jeopardize any future influence on the military or undermine security arrangements that have been at the heart of a three-decade relationship.
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Obama delicately wades into Mideast talks
www.ap.com-July 30, 2013
President Barack Obama on Tuesday delicately waded into the first round of Middle East peace talks in years, meeting privately at the White House with lead negotiators for the Israeli and Palestinian delegations.
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U.S. Struggles for Leverage as Mideast Crisis Deepens
www.online.wsj.com-July 09, 2013
The Obama administration has struggled to influence events in Egypt ever since the historic Arab Spring uprisings transformed the Middle East political landscape.
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Arabs Ask U.S. to Lead on Syria
www.online.wsj.com-May 10, 2013
The U.S.'s closest Arab allies are jointly pressing President Barack Obama to take the lead in bridging the Middle East's divisions over Syria, traveling to Washington to personally drive home their fears that some of the region's other leaders are strengthening radicals and prolonging President Bashar al-Assad's rule.
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U.S. Grapples With Rift Among Mideast Allies
www.online.wsj.com-April 30, 2013
Divisions among the U.S.'s closest Arab and Muslim allies are imperiling the Obama administration's efforts to forge unified responses to crises in the Middle East, including Syria's civil war and Egypt's economic turmoil.
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Pentagon sending additional troops to Jordan
www.washingtonpost.com-April 18, 2013
Pentagon officials said Wednesday that the Obama administration has ordered additional U.S. troops to Jordan for possible chemical weapons control, humanitarian response or “stability operations” in Syria.
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Officials: US training Syrian forces in Jordan
http://news.yahoo.com-March 26, 2013
The United States is training secular Syrian fighters in Jordan in a bid to bolster forces battling President Bashar Assad's regime and stem the influence of Islamist radicals among the country's persistently splintered opposition, American and foreign officials said.
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Obama urges Palestinians to resume peace talks with Israel despite settlement activity
www.washingtonpost.com-March 21, 2013
President Obama urged Palestinian leaders Thursday to quickly resume peace negotiations with Israel, setting aside their condition that the Israeli government first stop building on land that the Palestinians view as part of their future state.
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Leader Celebrates Founding of Hamas With Defiant Speech
www.nytimes.com-December 08, 2012
Khaled Meshal, the political leader of Hamas, gave a defiant speech on Saturday, vowing to build an Islamic Palestinian state on all the land of Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.
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A Reform Agenda for Arab Economies
www.cfr.org-December 22, 2011
Economic challenges are central to the political transformations sweeping the Middle East and North Africa. Arab governments--some of them fragile democracies--need to tackle corruption, slow growth, inequity, and unemployment that helped arouse protest movements.
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