Henry Siegman, director of the U.S./Middle East Project in New York, is a visiting research professor at the Sir Joseph Hotung Middle East Program, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is a former national director of the American Jewish Congress and of the Synagogue Council of America.
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.