Last updated on: 1/11/2016 | Author: ProCon.org

Dianne Feinstein Biography

Title:
US Senator (D-CA)
Position:
Pro to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

“A two-state solution remains the best way to achieve a lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians, and I believe U.S. assistance to the Palestinian Authority is key to that goal.”

Jessica Schulberg “Palestinians Join International Criminal Court, Risking Loss of U.S. Aid,” Huffington Post, Apr. 1, 2015

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • US Senator (D-CA), Nov. 1992-present
  • Chair, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Jan. 2009-Jan. 2015
  • Member, Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Member, Senate Committee on the Judiciary
  • Member, Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
  • Co-Chair, San Francisco Education Fund’s Permanent Fund, 1988-1989
  • Director, Bank of California, 1988-1989
  • Mayor of San Francisco, 1978-1988
  • Acting Mayor of San Francisco, 1978
  • Former Supervisor, San Francisco Board of Supervisors
  • Former President, San Francisco Board of Supervisors
  • Member, San Francisco Committee on Crime, 1968
  • Member, California Women’s Board of Parole, 1960-1966
Education:
  • BA, History, Stanford University, 1955
Other:
  • Twitter handle: @SenFeinstein
Quoted in:
  1. Should the Palestinian Territories Continue to Receive Aid from the United States?