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UF political science professor weighs in on President Obama Middle East policy

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In a landmark speech concerning American policy in the Middle East, President Obama asserted a new starting point for Israelli/Palestinian negotiations last night. He said 1967 borders adjusted for some Israeli settlements should act as a guideline for a new Palestinian state. WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Brown spoke with University of Florida Political Science Professor Kenneth Wald about the implications of the President’s speech.

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