Last updated on: 9/17/2015 | Author: ProCon.org

Dick Armey, PhD Biography

Title:
Former U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader (R-TX)
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

“I have never taken the position that there should not be a Palestinian state. I am for a Palestinian state… The question is where is it. Not necessarily, in Israel.”

Stated on “Hardball with Chris Matthews,” www.nbcnews.com, Sep. 25, 2002

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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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:
  • Majority Leader in the 104th Congress
  • Elected to Congress, 1984
Education:
  • PhD, Economics, University of Oklahoma
  • MA, Economics, University of North Dakota
Other:
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