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Witt

Johan de. 1625--72, Dutch statesman; chief minister of the United Provinces of the Netherlands (1653--72)
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And in some ways, it was the defeat in 1967 and the need to get the Sinai back that helped shift Egypt out of the Soviet orbit toward the United States," Cofman Wittes added.
Wittes and Blum argue technological advancements have created an environment of distributed offensive capabilities where new technologies allow groups or individuals to conduct offensive actions previously reserved for states.
There seems to be a lot of people in this country who need reminding that there are real people involved when they talk about excluding Muslims from the United States," Wittes (http://www.
Wittes issues a persuasive call for greater coherence, clarity and public candor from the American government regarding its detention policy and practices, and greater citizen awareness of the same.
In this respect, the book is of certain utility for the general audience at which Wittes aims.
The State Department's Wittes added that the two were already coordinating both on diplomatic and donor initiatives.
Journalists from the region were invited to participate in a "virtual press briefing" with Tamara Wittes to discuss President Barack Obama's Middle East speech that he delivered on Thursday.
Wittes said "partnership, neutrality and mutual interests," are principles that govern the Obama Administration's foreign policy in the region and the world, pointing out that such a strategy relies on listening to partners.
Wittes, for her part, commended the reforms Jordan had achieved in the field of human rights and the partnership between private and public sector.
Despite what Wittes and others describe as the negative consequences of the Bush administration's efforts to impose or encourage voting in several countries such as the election victories of Hamas in Palestine Hizballah in Lebanon and religious Shiites in Iraq she believes that greater democracy is the only way to reduce tensions and create a safer world for Western countries.
Wittes believes that the proper legal framework for military interrogations already exists by virtue of the McCain Amendment and the Army Field Manual, which are in compliance with the Geneva Conventions and specify what tactics are authorized and which are forbidden.
Wittes also dissects the Bush administration's failure to advance freedom in the Middle East.