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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Entries from The Much Too Promised Land tagged with 'secretary of state'

Team of Rivals -- A Prescription for Disaster

As the chattering classes pick up the idea of a team of rivals and apply it to Obama's approach to his own cabinet, one can only wonder and despair. It may have worked for Lincoln (even here you need to... more

Secretary of State Qualities? News media asks Miller what it takes to fill the role.

As buzz abounds that Hillary Clinton will be named Secretary of State by President-Elect Obama, news sources have turned this week to Aaron David Miller, who has advised six secretaries of state. In Thomas Friedman's Op-Ed New York Times piece... more

Further comment on the Los Angeles Times article from November 15, 2008.

As the rumors swirl faster regarding the possibility of Hillary Clinton as America's 67th Secretary of State, the question emerges: does she possess the four qualities I argue in my LA Times piece are essential for real effectiveness: persona, close... more

A new Los Angeles Times op-ed

Aaron David Miller recently contributed a new opinion piece titled "State of Mind" to the Los Angeles Times. In the op-ed, Aaron lays out the four important qualities necessary to make a successful and effective secretary of State. "In the... more