The Much Too Promised Land by Aaron David Miller

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For nearly twenty years, Aaron David Miller has played a central role in U.S. efforts to broker Arab-Israeli peace. His position as an advisor to presidents, secretaries of state, and national security advisors has given him a unique perspective on a problem that American leaders have wrestled with for more than half a century. Read more >

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TMTPL in the News

January 13, 2009: The Today Show
Clinton Faces Colleagues At Hearing

January 13, 2009: New York Times
No Shortage of Expert Advice on Mideast for Clinton

January 9, 2009: Bill Moyers Journal
Bill Moyers reflects on Middle East violence

January 3, 2009: Newsweek
If Obama Is Serious

January 1, 2009: New York Times
Clinton, Familiar With Pitfalls of Mideast Politics, May Face Early Test in Gaza

January 1, 2009: CNN
New secretary of state inherits unpredictable world

December 31, 2008: CNN: Lou Dobbs
Peace possible?

December 31, 2008: CNN
Obama inherits century-old headache in Mideast

December 30, 2008: The Wall Street Journal
Israel Presses Gaza Attacks As Hamas Steps Up Response

December 30, 2008: Politico
Conflict upends Obama's plans

December 29, 2008: Talk of the Nation on NPR
As Violence In Gaza Worsens, What Can Obama Do?

December 29, 2008: The Huffington Post
Progressive Jews See Potential Conflict With Obama Over Gaza

December 29, 2008: USA Today
Amid Gaza violence, a new task for Obama

December 28, 2008: The Wall Street Journal
Obama's Mideast Plans Face New Complications

December 28, 2008: USA Today
Gaza airstrikes at a glance

December 28, 2008: Politico
Israel strike may shift Obama plan

November 26, 2008: Washington Post
Start With Syria

November 23, 2008: Washington Post
Some in Arab World Wary of Clinton

November 21, 2008: NPR's All Things Considered
Clinton, Obama Need A Unified Front

November 18, 2008: New York Times
Madam Secretary?

November 15, 2008: Los Angeles Times
State of Mind

Apr 28, 2008: Newsweek
Prisoners of Politics

April 26, 2008: NPR’s Weekend Edition
Abbas Says Peace Deal This Year Unlikely

April 03, 2008: NPR’s On Point
Aaron David Miller and Mideast Peace

March 27, 2008: NPR’s Talk of the Nation
Arab-Israeli Peace: A 'Much Too Promised Land'?

March 9, 2008: Los Angeles Times
The Israel litmus test

Mar 6, 2008: Newsweek
Looking for Mr. Right

March 3, 2008: The New York Times
Gaza Pitfalls in Every Path

January 11, 2009 - January 17, 2009

January 12, 2009

Bill Moyers recommends The Much Too Promised Land

On the January 9th broadcast of Bill Moyers Journal, the host reflected on the violence in the Middle East. During his video essay, Moyers recommended reading Aaron David Miller’s The Much Too Promised Land, as well as his recent Newsweek op-ed, in order to get a better understanding of how the conflict in the Middle East can be turned towards peace.


Click here to watch Bill Moyer’s video essay from January 9th.

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January 13, 2009

No Shortage of Expert Advice on Mideast for Clinton

The New York Times interviewed Aaron David Miller in an article this morning, focusing on the experts who have been dispensing advice as to how Hillary Clinton should handle the Arab-Israeli conflict.


“We’ve allowed our special relationship with Israel to become exclusive,” said Aaron David Miller, who advised several administrations on the Middle East. “We acquiesced in too many bad Israeli ideas; we road-tested every idea with Israel first.”

Read the full article here.

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January 13, 2009

Confirming Clinton: The Today Show talks to Aaron David Miller

In report by Andrea Mitchell discussing Hillary Clinton’s confirmation hearing on this morning’s Today Show, Aaron David Miller discusses the need for unanimity between the potential Secretary of State and President-elect Barack Obama in their approach to diplomatic problems in the Middle East.

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