Three Pillars for a New U.S. Approach to Peace in Israel-Palestine
Joint USMEP-ICG initiative
| December 15th 2020
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is unlikely to be a priority for the new U.S. administration, but the conflict’s trajectory and its implications for U.S. interests should nonetheless concern U.S. policymakers. The new administration should learn the lessons of the past: it should be both ambitious in terms of seeking to change the terms of debate and modest with regard to the possibility of ending the conflict anytime soon.
The Missing Peace in the Abraham Accords
Daniel Levy - The American Prospect
| September 18th 2020
Three of this century’s most destructive and devastating conflicts are playing out in the Middle East—in Syria, Yemen, and Libya. A peace-signing ceremony is held at the White House to mark, in the words of President Trump, “the dawn of a new Middle East.” So, some offering of hope for Syria, Yemen, or Libya? Sorry, got nothing at all for you (although the U.S., the United Arab Emirates, and Israel are between them active in all three of those conflict zones).
Since its establishment, Israel has fought in at least six wars involving various Arab states, with perhaps ...