Israel, Palestine and Nonterritorial Governance: A Reconfigured Status Quo
"The conflict over the future of the West Bank and Gaza Strip
has long been at a stalemate. While many issues make a two-state
solution difficult, particularly the intertwined controversies of
settlements, borders and security, most core concerns are tied to land.
With growing pessimism on all sides,1 voices across the political
spectrum, both in Israel and among Palestinians, have discussed the need
for alternatives to a two-state solution."
Derek Chollet, Jake Sullivan, Dimitri Simes, Mary Beth Long
"The following is a
transcript of the eighty-seventh in a series of Capitol Hill
conferences convened by the Middle East Policy Council. The meeting was
held at the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, DC, on January
11, 2017, with Richard J. Schmierer, chairman of the board of directors
of the Middle East Policy Council moderating, and Thomas R. Mattair,
executive director of the Middle East Policy Council, serving as
has asked me to lay out the foreign policy issues the next president
will face upon taking office this coming January. If you go by what each
candidate has said, she or he just needs to kill a few foreign leaders
and renegotiate some alliances and trade deals."
James N. Miller, Nabeel Khoury, Paul Pillar, Sara Vakhshouri
"The agreement requires Iran to remove
two-thirds of its installed centrifuges, so it's allowed to operate
about 5,000 centrifuges at Natanz. It allows Iran to use only the less
capable so-called IR-1 centrifuges for the next 10 years and to enrich
only to 3.7 percent, less than highly enriched and also less than the 20
percent or so that was a concern in recent years."
Please join us for our 88th Capitol Hill Conference
on Wednesday, April 26 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Our panelists will
discuss whether there are new opportunities to work with regional powers
to realize a peace settlement between Israel and the Palestinians.
the METRO Blue or Orange line to Capitol South. Exit the station and
turn left on First Street SE. Walk three blocks. Turn left on
Constitution Ave. NE. The Russell Senate Office Building will be on the