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Arlen Specter (1930-2012)

Arlen Specter was a United States Senator for Pennsylvania who served as the Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and a senior member of the Appropriations and Veterans Affairs[…]

Specter’s main concern is stability in Iraq and the Middle East.

Arlen Specter: Well my goals will be to do what we can to stabilize Iraq without great loss of America life and limb. That we would enter into very active negotiations with the problems facing the world. Our own controversies with Iran. Trying to work through the problems with Syria which sponsors Hezbollah, as does Iran. They sponsor Hamass. Find a way to get Hamaas to renounce its determination to destroy Israel, its refusal to recognize Israel as ultimately we succeeded in getting the PLO to change its charter. Trying to have a stable Palestinian government to negotiate a two-state resolution with Israel.

Recorded on: 7/4/07

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