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Ambassador Yoram Ettinger: 8-minute-video: State Department’s systematic failures in the Middle East

Synopsis: *The State Department assumes that generous diplomatic and financial gestures could induce the violently volatile Middle East to embrace peaceful-coexistence, good-faith negotiation, democracy and human rights.  However, this policy has generated tailwinds to rogue entities and headwinds to the US and its Arab allies. *Since 1979, the State Department…

State Department’s Middle East policy assessed

Conventional wisdom vs. evidenced-realityAccording to the late Prof. John Kenneth Galbraith, “the notion of conventional wisdom… is commonly understood as knowledge that is accepted within a certain community or among the general public…. [They] tend to hold on to opinions and ideas that fit with their established worldviews. Accordingly, conventional…

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