Henry Siegman is the president of the US/Middle East Project. He also serves as a non-resident research professor at the Sir Joseph Hotung Middle East Program, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
Washington’s assurances that it will defend Israel no matter what it does, however objectionable, kill any hope of a two-state solution to the conflict.
He can, if he presents a just peace plan supported by former Presidents Clinton and Bush.
What did Benjamin Netanyahu mean when he said he and Mahmoud Abbas should be prepared to make "painful concessions" for the sake of peace?
Forceful outside intervention is the only alternative to an unstable and dangerous status quo.
The two-state solution for Israel-Palestine will disappear for good if Obama doesn't move fast.
Another Middle East peace conference? Statesmen instead should have the moral and political courage to end the massive hoax the peace process has become.
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Washington must abandon the fantasy that an Israeli-Palestinian agreement can be reached in the face of deep divisions between Fatah and Hamas, the United States and Israel have fostered.