Waging Peace: Nixon and the Geopolitics of the Middle East




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Published on Dec 31, 2013

April 23, 2012: Nixon era diplomats and National Security Council Middle East experts discuss how the 37th President saved Israel in its most desperate hour, advanced peace as an honest broker between Israeli and Arab leadership and strengthended America's relationship with the region while abating Soviet dominance.

Location: National Archives

Samuel Lewis, Former Ambassador to Israel (1977-1985);
Richard Murphy, Former Ambassador to Syria (1974-1978);
William Quandt, National Security Official under President Nixon;
Harold Saunders, National Security Official under President Nixon;
Dennis Ross (moderator), Middle East advisor to Presidents George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama;
Hon. Bud McFarlane (introduction), National Security Advisor to President Reagan and Military Assistant to Dr. Henry Kissinger.

Organized by Nixon White House Associate Director Geoffrey C. Shepard, the forums are co-sponsored by the National Archives and the Richard Nixon Foundation.
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For more information, please visit the Nixon Library at www.nixonlibrary.gov or contact us at 714-983-9120 or nixon@nara.gov

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