Peace Process

No substitute for Oslo and the ‘new Middle East’ – opinion

For a moment, I felt that the voice of the late president Shimon Peres was coming from the mouth of Netanyahu. Published in the Jerusalem Post. The agreement to normalize relations between Israel and Sudan – another important step adjoining the agreements with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain – fuels the debate over whether a “new Middle East” is emerging before our eyes. Indeed, when Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu…
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Researchers Team

Ambassador Avi Gil
Senior Fellow
Brig. General (Ret.) Michael Herzog
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Bio

Ambassador Avi Gil Served as the Director General of Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs from April 2001-November 2002. He also served as Director-General of Israel’s Ministry of Regional Cooperation, Deputy Director-General of the Peres Center for Peace; the Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff, Media Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Finance, and Executive Policy Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. He has been closely involved in Israel’s policy-making and peace efforts, including the negotiations that led to the Oslo Accords and the peace treaty with Jordan. He is a Senior Fellow at the JPPPI and a was a close advisor to President Shimon Peres.


Read more by Ambassador Avi Gil

9/23/2021

In Gilboa Prison, a Glimpse of Israel’s Impending Disaster

8/23/2021

Should Israel be apprehensive following the US abandonment of Afghanistan?

7/15/2021

How can Israel convince gentiles if it can’t convince Jews?

5/20/2021

Israel’s confrontation with Hamas is a strategic wake-up call

1/25/2021

The downside of Blinken’s encouraging confirmation hearing – opinion

12/09/2020

Avi Gil: An Insider’s Look on the Life of Shimon Peres

11/10/2020

Trump’s defeat ends the Israeli right’s long celebration

10/28/2020

No substitute for Oslo and the ‘new Middle East’ – opinion

9/02/2020

The Geopolitical Arena in the Shadow of the COVID-19 Pandemic

2/10/2020

Avi Gil: Thoughts on Trump’s peace plan

9/18/2019

The Geopolitical Arena

4/16/2019

The Evolving World Order: Implications for Israel and the Jewish People

4/11/2019

Ambassador Avi Gil and Dr. Shlomo Fischer: Israeli Elections Aftermath

2/22/2019

The Future of the Current World Order: Implications for Israel and the Jewish People

12/21/2018

Avi Gil: Concluding 2018

8/29/2018

Summary

8/29/2018

The Triangle’s Jewish Side

8/29/2018

The American Side of the Triangle

8/29/2018

The Jerusalem-Washington-American Jewry Triangle

8/29/2018

Hamas

8/29/2018

The “Ultimate Deal”

8/29/2018

The Palestinian Arena

8/29/2018

Turkey

8/29/2018

Jordan

8/29/2018

Egypt

8/29/2018

Saudi Arabia

8/29/2018

ISIS

8/29/2018

Syria

8/29/2018

Hezbollah

8/29/2018

Iran

8/29/2018

The Regional System: threats and opportunities

8/29/2018

The International System: U.S. status and performance and the implications for Israeli strategic resilience

8/29/2018

Introduction

8/29/2018

Navigating Stormy Geopolitical Arenas

2/16/2018

Will Netanyahu Surrender to the Annexation Camp?

12/18/2017

The Geopolitical Landscape – Growing Uncertainty in light of the Trump Presidency

12/04/2016

An Opportunity for a Geopolitical Adjustment

2/21/2016

Op-Ed: The Truth from the U.S.

5/10/2015

Geopolitical Challenges and the New Government

2/04/2015

Op-Ed: Democratic Crisis or Jewish Catastrophe?

8/07/2014

2014 – A Strategic Crossroads

6/03/2014

Israel as a Jewish and Democratic State

3/11/2014

2014 – A Strategically Decisive Year

9/07/2013

The Renewed Peace Talks

2/01/2011

A Permanent Agreement: The Jewish Dimension

10/14/2010

Background: Mideast Peace, the Jewish Dimension

1/01/2010

2030: Alternative Futures for the Jewish People

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Bio

Michael Herzog is a Brigadier General in reserve. He was discharged in August 2010 from long service in the IDF, which included, among other things, combat as an infantryman in the Yom Kippur War, a long career in the Intelligence Division, the head of the Strategic Planning Division in the Planning Division (AGT), the military secretary to the defense minister and chief of staff Minister of Defense (a total of six years in the last two positions, with four defense ministers).

Herzog has been involved in all of Israel’s peace talks with the Palestinians, Syrians and Jordanians since 1993. Between May 2009 and March 2010, he served as a special envoy of the Prime Minister and the Minister of Defense in efforts to drive the political process.

He has also served and is serving as a research fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

In 2021 Herzog was named Israel’s Ambassador to the US.


Read more by Brig. General (Ret.) Michael Herzog

6/28/2021

Iran as a Challenge to the Jerusalem-Washington-American Jewry Triangle

5/19/2021

Discussing the Gaza Dilemma with Military Expert Michael Herzog

11/09/2020

On Israel-Palestine, Biden Is Not Just Another Version of Obama

8/27/2020

Michael Herzog: Israel’s Treaty With the United Arab Emirates

5/19/2020

Michael Herzog: Will Israel annex the west bank this summer?

3/31/2020

The Global Positions of China and the US, Before and After the Coronavirus Crisis

2/21/2019

Brigadier General (Res.) Michael Herzog: Israel’s upcoming security challenges

3/29/2018

The International De-Legitimization Campaign Against Israel

7/23/2015

Jewish Values and Israel’s Use of Force in Armed Conflict: Perspectives from World Jewry

2/02/2011

Attitudes Toward Israel and the Jewish People

12/15/2010

Op-Ed: Israel Is a Victim of Turkey’s Transformation

10/17/2010

Op-Ed: Debasing a Foundational Idea