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…
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Opinion Articles

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

Israel’s hasbara problem is, of course, only a symptom of much more serious phenomena, among them: the threat to our relations with the US and its Jews.
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Israel’s confrontation with Hamas is a strategic wake-up call

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In the Media

Don’t Give Up on the Two-State Solution

By: Dennis Ross and David Makovsky, The American Interest, July 14, 2020 Unilateral Israeli annexation would be a mistake, but Peter Beinart’s one-state solution is an approach that compounds one mistake with another. We wrote our book, Be Strong and of Good Courage, because we feared that the path Israel was on would lead to a one-state outcome. By default, continuing to…
In the Media
Opinion Articles

Op-Ed: Red Lines Belong to the People

Rabin was right; red lines are not for prime ministers to draw. They need to hold their cards close to the chest. Real red lines belong to the people. The following is an op-ed originally published by the Jerusalem Post.In the spring of 1995, as the Washington bureau chief of Ma’ariv, I wrote a couple of analyses explaining why then…
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Op-Ed: The Trump Win: Hoping for a Strong America to Advance a Peace Initiative

The time to fill the champagne glasses will be when Israel is able to make the most of a trusted and friendly new administration to advance a peace initiative. After the US election the question on Israeli minds is how the results are likely to impact the triangular relationship: Jerusalem, Washington and the American Jewish community. Is there good reason…
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מאמרים

The Renewed Peace Talks

The energies that went into restarting Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations will be dwarfed by those needed to bring the talks to fruition. Israel is entering this new round of negotiations at a time when the Middle East is especially turbulent and dangerous. Which core strategic considerations should guide the Israeli negotiators in light of this reality? In such a chaotic environment,…
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Dr. Diana Pinto – The Peace Process From a European Perspective

Dr. Diana Pinto discusses the Peace Process from a European perspective at the Jewish People Policy Institute (JPPI) in 2011.

Defense Minister of Israel, Mr. Ehud Barak, at JPPI’s 2010 Conference

Defense Minister of Israel, Mr. Ehud Barak, speaks at the Jewish People Policy Institute’s (JPPI) 2010 Conference on the Future of the Jewish People.
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Assessment: Permanent Agreement, Jewish Dimension

This discussion paper is structured in the form of 15 theses dealing with the subject of the working group on “A Permanent Agreement: the Jewish Dimension.” They express the personal opinion of the author.  Their formulation is sharp and the explanations concise, to stimulate debate. Full elaboration is provided in two books. theses are selected from a larger set so…
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