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POMED: Follow us on Twitter
December 22nd, 2009 by Jason
POMED has launched our Twitter account, PomedWire​. Follow us to keep up to date with the latest debates and developments concerning U.S. foreign policy and the prospects for democratic reform in the Middle East. We will also highlight POMED’s ongoing activities, events, and publications, as well as other relevant happenings in Washington.
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POMED’s Weekly Wire - May 18
May 18th, 2009 by Cecile
POMED’s Weekly Wire for May 18 is now available.
This week’s edition includes coverage of Kuwait’s parliamentary elections, Jeffrey Feltman’s confirmation hearing as Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, and the debate over President Obama’s upcoming speech in Egypt.
The full Weekly Wire can be viewed here.
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POMED’s Weekly Wire - May 11
May 11th, 2009 by Cecile
POMED’s Weekly Wire for May 11 is now available.
This week’s edition includes coverage of the House Appropriations Committee markup of the FY09 emergency supplemental bill and a fascinating hearing on Egypt before the House Human Rights Commission which included a testimony via telephone from Ayman Nour in Egypt.
The full Weekly Wire can be viewed here.
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POMED’s Weekly Wire - May 4
May 4th, 2009 by Cecile
POMED’s Weekly Wire for May 4 is now available.
This week’s edition includes the introduction of Congressional bills that would reform U.S. foreign assistance, support women’s rights and empowerment in Afghanistan, and authorize $500 million in assistance to Pakistan.
The full Weekly Wire can be viewed here.
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POMED’s Weekly Wire - April 27
April 27th, 2009 by Cecile
POMED’s Weekly Wire for April 27 is now available.
This week’s edition includes Secretary Clinton’s hearing before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and King Abdullah of Jordan’s visit to DC.
The full Weekly Wire can be viewed here.
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POMED’s Weekly Wire - April 20
April 20th, 2009 by Cecile
POMED’s Weekly Wire for April 20 is now available.
This week’s edition includes the ups and downs of Iraqi democracy and some setbacks for women’s rights across the region.
The full Weekly Wire can be viewed here.
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POMED’s Weekly Wire - April 13
April 13th, 2009 by Cecile
POMED’s Weekly Wire for April 13 is now available.
This week’s edition includes reactions to Obama’s speech before the Turkish Parliament, the predictable re-election of Algerian President Bouteflika, and the low turnout for Egypt’s April 6 demonstrations.
The full Weekly Wire can be viewed here.
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POMED’s Weekly Wire - April 6
April 6th, 2009 by Cecile
POMED’s Weekly Wire for April 6 is now available.
This week’s edition includes the Arab Summit in Doha, municipal elections in Turkey, and the announcement that the U.S. will seek a seat on the UN Human Rights Council.
The full Weekly Wire can be viewed here.
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POMED’s Weekly Wire - March 30
March 30th, 2009 by Cecile
POMED’s Weekly Wire for March 30 is now available.
This week’s edition includes Obama’s new strategy for Afghanistan, confirmation hearings for ambassadors to Iraq and Afghanistan, and the recent death of an imprisoned Iranian blogger.
The full Weekly Wire can be viewed here.
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POMED’s Weekly Wire - March 23
March 23rd, 2009 by Cecile
POMED’s Weekly Wire for March 23 is now available.
This week’s edition includes President Obama’s Nowruz message to Iran and Mohammad Khatami’s withdrawal as a candidate in Iran’s upcoming presidential election.
The full Weekly Wire can be viewed here.
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POMED’s Weekly Wire - March 16
March 16th, 2009 by Cecile
POMED’s Weekly Wire for March 16 is now available.
This week’s edition includes an open letter to President Obama, organized by CSID and POMED, signed by over 160 policy experts stressing the importance of supporting democracy in the Middle East, as well as widespread protests in Pakistan, and the passage of the annual appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2009.
The full Weekly Wire can be viewed here.
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POMED’s Weekly Wire - March 9
March 9th, 2009 by Cecile
POMED’s Weekly Wire for March 9 is now available.
This week’s edition includes a visit to Washington by Gamal Mubarak and Secretary of State Clinton’s visit to the Middle East which included participation in the Gaza Donors’ Conference.
The full Weekly Wire can be viewed here.
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POMED’s Weekly Wire - March 1
March 1st, 2009 by Cecile
POMED’s Weekly Wire for March 1 is now available.
This week’s edition includes the passage of an omnibus spending bill for Fiscal Year 2009 by the House and the introduction of a bill expressing concern for repression of human rights and political reform in Egypt.
The full Weekly Wire can be viewed here.
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POMED’s Weekly Wire - February 23
February 23rd, 2009 by Cecile
POMED’s Weekly Wire for February 23 is now available.
This week’s edition includes the unexpected release of Ayman Nour in Egypt and visits to the Middle East by members of Congress.
The full Weekly Wire can be viewed here.
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POMED’s Weekly Wire - February 17
February 17th, 2009 by Cecile
POMED’s Weekly Wire for February 17 is now available.
This week’s edition includes reactions to Israel’s parliamentary elections and the appointment of Saudi Arabia’s first female cabinet minister.
The full Weekly Wire can be viewed here.
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POMED’s Weekly Wire - February 9
February 9th, 2009 by Cecile
POMED’s Weekly Wire for February 9 is now available.
This week’s edition includes analysis of Iraq’s recent provincial elections, the effect of the Gaza crisis on Egypt, and the announcement that President Obama’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2010 will not be released until April.
The full Weekly Wire can be viewed here.
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POMED’s Weekly Wire - February 2
February 2nd, 2009 by Cecile
POMED’s Weekly Wire for February 2 is now available.
This week’s edition includes Iraq’s provincial elections and the introduction of a bill in the House aiming to transfer all military assistance to Egypt to economic aid.
The full Weekly Wire can be viewed here.
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POMED’s Weekly Wire - January 26
January 26th, 2009 by Cecile
POMED’s Weekly Wire for January 26 is now available.
This week’s edition includes the inauguration of Barack Obama, the announcement of George Mitchell and Richard Holbrooke as Middle East envoys, and strategies for preserving the fragile ceasefire in Gaza.
The full Weekly Wire can be viewed here.
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POMED’s Weekly Wire - January 20
January 20th, 2009 by Cecile
POMED’s Weekly Wire for January 20 is now available.
This week’s edition includes reflection on foreign policy during Bush’s eight-year tenure, a tentative ceasefire in Gaza, and confirmation hearings of Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State and Susan Rice as U.S. Ambassador to the U.N.
The full Weekly Wire can be viewed here.
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POMED’s Weekly Wire - January 12
January 12th, 2009 by Cecile
POMED’s Weekly Wire for January 12 is now available.
This week’s edition includes the introduction of bills concerning Gaza, Iraq, Iran, and the UAE by the 111th Congress, as well as crackdowns and violence ahead of elections in Iran and Iraq.
The full Weekly Wire can be viewed here.
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