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U.S. Drone Strikes Must Stop-American Lawyer | Reuters

November 8, 2011

In 2010, that number jumped to 118, followed by 68 this year, according to the New America Foundation. The think tank's statistics raise doubts about the success of the drones. It estimates as many as 471 civilians were killed by drone strikes in ...

Analysis: U.S., Peace Talks Hurt Most by Palestinian UNESCO Bid | Reuters

November 2, 2011

... Daniel Levy, a former Israeli peace negotiator under Prime Minister Ehud Barak who is now at the New American Foundation think tank in Washington, said, "The Palestinian strategy right now is hurting America more than it's hurting Israel." ...

Analysis: Budget Chicanery Could Tempt Deficit Panel | Reuters

October 31, 2011

Maya MacGuineas, head of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, said while cutting taxes as part of comprehensive reforms can help the economy grow, as Republicans argue, that does not mean tax cuts pay for themselves. ...

U.S. Drone "Kills Five Taliban Commanders" in Pakistan | Reuters

October 27, 2011

The New America Foundation think tank estimates at least 325 militants were killed in US drone strikes in Pakistan this year. Pakistani leaders say drone strikes inflame widespread anti-American sentiment in Pakistan and play into the hands of ...

Quartet To Hold Separate Talks with Mideast Parties | Reuters

October 17, 2011

Daniel Levy, a New America Foundation analyst, said hopes for a substantive preparatory meeting had died with Netanyahu's prisoner exchange agreement with Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip and is the main political rival to Abbas' Fatah that exercises ...

Analysis: Gulf, Asia Economic Links Yet To Fulfill Rich Promise | Reuters

October 17, 2011

Afshin Molavi, a senior research fellow at the New America Foundation in Washington, said neither Asia nor the Gulf had effectively promoted integration through social, cultural and religious links. Elites in both regions typically send their children ...

Foreign Profit Tax Break Would Spur U.S.: Report | Reuters

October 13, 2011

The report, from the nonpartisan New America Foundation and co-authored by Laura D'Andrea Tyson, an economic adviser to President Bill Clinton, is the latest in a series of analyses judging the pros and cons of the corporate tax break. ...

Issue of Israel as Jewish State Sank Quartet Moves | Reuters

September 26, 2011

"I wouldn't rule out the preparatory meetings," said Daniel Levy, an adviser to former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak who is now at the New America Foundation in Washington. "I do not see any real productivity coming from negotiations."

U.N. Move Could Help Establish Palestinians's Legal Rights | Reuters

September 22, 2011

Like lawyers in any legal fight, both sides may be exaggerating the stakes in what's more of a political and public-relations drama this month at the UN, said Rosa Brooks, a professor of international law at Georgetown University who has also served in ...

Analysis: Obama Deficit Plan Unlikely To Impress Ratings Firms | Reuters

September 20, 2011

... land (the ratio of publicly held debt to GDP) would be well above 70 percent ... and in all likelihood not enough to reassure markets or credit rating agencies," said Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. ...

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