President Obama, do the right thing! Appointing pro-Israeli hawks isn't change we can believe in.
A Dec, 2008 article in Haaretz mentions Kurtzer's background:
"President-elect Barack Obama is considering the appointment of Daniel Kurtzer, former American Ambassador to Egypt (1997-2001) and Israel (2001-2005), to become his administration's presidential envoy to the Middle East, a senior Israeli diplomatic source said this week."
Obama mulls ex-ambassador to Israel, Daniel Kurtzer, as special Mideast envoy
CSU Northridge Student Julia Riber Pitt conducted an interview with Prof. Noam Chomsky, about the likely direction of Obama's foreign policy. It took place on 1.13.09 in his office at MIT, Cambridge, MA. Recorded and edited by Charngchi Way