Israel’s Winning Coalition: Culmination of a Long Rightward ShiftDaniel Levy - Joint USMEP-ICG Q&A | November 8th 2022

Elections in Israel have brought a far-right coalition to power. In this Q&A, Crisis Group expert Mairav Zonszein and USMEP’s Daniel Levy analyse the results and their likely implications for Israeli policy and foreign relations.

Daniel Levy briefing statement to UN Security CouncilDaniel Levy | August 25th 2022

I would like to thank the Council and the Chinese presidency in particular for allowing me to share some thoughts with you today. The events of earlier this month covered in detail by Special Envoy Wennesland are as concerning as they are predictable. To be very clear, Israelis deserve security; Palestinians deserve security.  Mr President, month in and month out the Council meets to repeat its familiar condemnations, formulas and slogans. I want to use this opportunity to rethink and re-appraise some assumptions and beliefs that may inadvertently contribute to the intractability in Is...

Israel’s Governing Coalition Crashes, Setting Stage for New Elections Joint USMEP-ICG briefing | July 5th 2022

The fragile hybrid government in Israel lasted one year and seven days before falling apart. In this Q&A, Crisis Group expert Laure Foucher and USMEP’s Daniel Levy explain why a more homogeneous right-wing coalition is a likely outcome of fresh polls.

The Israeli Government’s Old-New Palestine Strategy Joint USMEP-ICG report | March 28th 2022

Little has changed in the calculations of the main actors in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, despite the dramatic upsurge in violence almost a year ago. To prevent a reprise, outside powers should push for interim steps as they revisit the core assumptions of their diplomacy.

Daniel Levy briefing statement to UN Security CouncilDaniel Levy | October 19th 2021

Thank you to the Council and the Kenyan Presidency for giving me this opportunity to brief you today. Thank you Special Envoy Tor Wennesland. I would like to enter into the record of this meeting a report published by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the U.S./Middle East Project, the latter of which I head, entitled “Breaking the Israel-Palestine Status Quo”, and  to acknowledge my co-authors in that report, Zaha Hassan, Halla Keir and Marwan Muasher.  In short, that report calls for a rights-based approach to Israel-Palestine, building o...
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