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Professor Robert Bordone, Harvard Law School, “Getting Beyond Gridlock: What Politicians Can Learn From Negotiation Experts

The Public Affairs Office organized a Distinguished American Speaker program at Deputy Chief of Mission William Grant’s residence with Prof. Robert Bordone, Founding Director of the Negotiation and Mediation Clinic at Harvard’s Law School on the topic: “Getting Beyond Gridlock: What Politicians Can Learn From Negotiation Experts.” For over 4 years, the Embassy has partnered ...
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Travel to Jerusalem, Ramallah, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia, January 1-6, 2014

Photos from the trip» Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Jerusalem to meet with Prime Minister Netanyahu, and to Ramallah to meet with President Abbas. In these meetings, he discussed the ongoing final status negotiations between the Israelis and Palestinians, among other issues.  He then traveled to Jordan and Saudi Arabia for further talks. SAUDI ARABIA Remarks -01/05/14   Remarks With Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal After Meeting With Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud ;  ...
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Details of Travel to Middle East and Southeast Asia, December 11-18, 2013

Photos From the Trip»   Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Jerusalem, Ramallah, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Tacloban, and Manila from Dec. 11-18, 2013. In Jerusalem, Secretary Kerry met with Prime Minister Netanyahu to discuss a range of issues including Iran and the ongoing final status negotiations with the Palestinians. In Ramallah, Secretary Kerry met with President Abbas, ...
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Remarks by Former Ambassador Daniel Shapiro at the Ruderman Program for American Jewish Studies, University of Haifa

Prof. Amos Shapira, President of the University, Jay and Shira Ruderman, Prof. David Faraggi, Rector of the University, Former MK Ronit Tirosh, Professor Gur Alroey, Faculty and Students, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am delighted to be here today to celebrate the inauguration of “The Ruderman Program for American Jewish Studies” at the University of Haifa, ...
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Remarks by Former Ambassador Daniel Shapiro at the JFNA GA Plenary

President Shimon Peres, Michael Siegel, Jerry Silverman, Michael and Susie Gelman, Ronnie Douek, Natan Sharansky, William Daroff, Didi Feinberg, Jay and Shira Ruderman, Richard Sandler, Ladies and Gentlemen. On behalf of the United States Embassy, and on behalf of my wife Julie and myself, Welcome to Israel! As the person charged with stewarding the U.S.-Israel ...
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