2,854Dec 7, 2013
President Obama on U.S.-Israel Relations
President Obama talked about issues affecting U.S. relations with Israel. He was interviewed by Haim Saban. The discussion focused on the deal made with Iran to curtail their nuclear ...
2,154Nov 30, 2012
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Remarks
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivered the keynote address at a forum on U.S.-Israel relations. Clinton criticized Israel for its announcement that it would create 3,000 new homes in ...
1,261May 15, 2007
Book Discussion on Inside Hamas
Zaki Chehab talked about his book Inside Hamas: The Untold Story of the Militant Islamic Movement, published by Nation Books. Journalist Zaki Chehab detailed the rise of Hamas in the ...
555Feb 19, 2013
Iran's Nuclear Program
Panelists talked about Iran’s nuclear program and how the U.S. and international community could deal with it. Topics included how negotiations could occur, the effectiveness of the ...
527Dec 7, 2013
Secretary of State Remarks on U.S.-Israel Relations
Secretary of State John Kerry gave the keynote address at the 2013 Saban Forum. He talked about the interim nuclear deal with Iran, the U.S. role in the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, and the ...
474Dec 11, 2010
A panel of journalists and a professor talked about the state of U.S.-Israel relations. Among the topics they addressed were areas of mutual cooperation and division, political interests in ...
444Dec 17, 2012
Egypt's Constitutional Referendum
Khaled Elgindy and Shadi Hamid talked about Egypt’s vote on a draft constitution. They reviewed the referendum, explained the key factions involved in writing the constitution and those ...
343Nov 30, 2012
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman spoke at a forum on U.S.-Israel relations. He talked about the economic challenges that face Palestinians which he called a major impediment to peace ...
304Apr 25, 2005
Book Discussion on Inheriting Syria: Bashar's Trial by Fire
Flynt Leverett talked about his book Inheriting Syria: Bashar’s Trial by Fire, published by Brookings Institution Press. Seymour Hersh, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for the ...
302Dec 10, 2010
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak talked about critical decisions that U.S. and Israeli leaders will confront in the coming year in the Israeli-Palestinian ...
251Dec 6, 2013
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman was interviewed by the Washington Post's David Ignatius at a forum hosted by the Brookings Institution’s Saban Center for Middle East ...
195Dec 6, 2008
Global Economic Crisis and U.S.-Israel Relations
Panelists spoke about the global economic crisis and possible implications for U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. Among the topics they addressed were the growing impact of a global ...
161Jun 10, 2010
Mahmoud Abbas on the Middle East Peace Process
One day after the White House announced a $400 million aid package for Gaza and the West Bank, President Mahmoud Abbas spoke about the future of the Middle East peace process. In his first ...
127Dec 5, 2008
Bush Administration Legacy in the Middle East
President Bush spoke about the future of the Middle East and U.S. policy in the region. In his remarks he said that the Middle East was “freer and more hopeful” as a result of his ...
57Mar 4, 2009
Middle East Peace Process
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry talked about the challenges and opportunities facing the Obama administration in the Middle East. He focused on the way forward in the ...
26Sep 9, 2005
Iraqi President Speech
Iraqi President Talibani spoke to reporters about liberty and democracy in Iraq. He discussed the regime of the Ba’ath Party under Saddam Hussein and the terror they instilled on the ...
20Dec 8, 2013
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu on Iran
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the Brookings Institution’s Saban Forum in Washington, D.C., via satellite from Israel about U.S.-Israel relations.
In this ...
18Jul 5, 2007
Partition of Iraq
Michael O’Hanlon and Edward Joseph talked about their newly released Saban Center policy paper, “The Case for Soft Partition in Iraq,” which presents an alternative plan for ...