Peace Process

Op-Ed: The Morning After

Much of the recent focus on the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks is very shortsighted. If only the Israelis would agree to another two-month settlement freeze, the argument goes, an agreement could be achieved. Commentators speculate on what a treaty might look like. Emphasis has been placed on how borders, settlements, Jerusalem and the right of return might be resolved. In other words, how does one implement two states for two peoples?…
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New Subjects in the Field

Researchers Team

Ambassador Avi Gil
Senior Fellow
Brig. Gen. (Res.) Michael Herzog
Senior Fellow
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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.


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Head of the de-legitimization project


Bio

Brigadier General (Res.) Herzog is a senior fellow at JPPI and currently heads an extensive project on confronting the de-legitimization phenomena. He rose through the military ranks to become head of the IDF’s strategic planning division and one of Israel’s prominent experts on strategic, military and intelligence matters.

Over the last decade General Herzog has held senior positions in the office of Israel’s Minister of Defense, under four ministers and was the Chief of Staff to Minister Ehud Barak. In those positions, he was at the center of Israeli decision-making on all key strategic, defense and political issues. General Herzog is also a military fellow at the Washington Institute, where he published extensively on Middle Eastern affairs. General Herzog is the son of the late president of Israel, Chaim Herzog.


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