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Aaron David Miller
VP & Distinguished Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Fmr. Middle East negotiator under Republican & Democratic administrations.
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Aaron David Miller 8h
Ben E.King wrote Stand by Me for the Drifters who passed on recording it. King's take is still the best. Amazing
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Aaron David Miller 12h
tough subject.you demonstrated clarity/honesty. Trust me you don't get a lot of points for that in many quarters
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Aaron David Miller 20h
Brexit will likely diminish the EU's role in Israeli-Palestinian issue. Would anyone notice?
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Aaron David Miller 20h
Shadi Hamid's book a must but very grim read if you want to unravel headlines and trendlines in today's Middle East
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Aaron David Miller 20h
Muslims aren't bound by Islam's founding moment; but can't escape it: war/politics/religion intertwined
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Aaron David Miller 21h
Once again, it's Hamas -- not Abbas -- that figures centrally in Israel's strategy --this time in talks with Turkey
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Aaron David Miller 21h
Obama: a great president? The undeniably Great were transformers -- Washington/Lincoln/FDR. What did he transform?
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Aaron David Miller Jun 26
Andy Bacevich is terrific analyst. But arguing Mideast is a US failure infantilizes Arabs and let's them off hook.
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Aaron David Miller Jun 26
If US weapons-leaking is problem in Jordan -- close US ally/closer CIA/GID ties-- imagine Syria/Iraq
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Aaron David Miller Jun 26
you have a sensibly risk-averse public/Congress; Pentagon. only the diplomats/analysts/think tankers as hawks
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Aaron David Miller Jun 26
I worked on Israeli Palestinian issue (much less complex) for 20 years; does it look like it's over to you.
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Aaron David Miller Jun 26
2 years in civil war 5 yrs old w/no end in sight.read Tacitus; best day after death of bad emperor always1st day
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Aaron David Miller Jun 26
And how long do vetted groups stay vetted. it's not for nothing this is world's most dysfunctional region.
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Aaron David Miller Jun 26
endemic corruption; shifting alliances; if you were running railroad, wld you sign off on US supplied stingers
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Aaron David Miller Jun 26
for sure; And read the recent recommendations of many think tanks/analysts in DC for more arms to rebels.
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Aaron David Miller Jun 26
CIA-supplied weapons to Syrian rebels come back to hurt US. And we shld supply stinger like weapons to rebels?
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Aaron David Miller Jun 26
Will Brexit have a significant impact on Middle East? Probably not. Which shows you just how broken/messed up the region already is
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Aaron David Miller Jun 26
Bibi may be losing friends in Europe but gaining others -- at least for now --Turkey; Putin; India; Gulf Arabs
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Aaron David Miller Jun 26
After Arab spring; Trump's rise; Brexit, political analysis -- never really a science -- less so now. Hope you're right. But...
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Aaron David Miller Jun 25
Kerry and Netanyahu to meet Sunday on peace process. Betcha Kerry will play good cop to Obama's bad.
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