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Ambassador Uri Savir
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Ambassador Uri Savir is an Israeli diplomat and politican. Between 1993 and 1996, he was the Chief-negotiator of the Oslo Accords. Currently, he serves as President of the Peres Center for Peace.

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Old World -- New World in the Middle East

(5) Comments | Posted March 12, 2014 | 1:41 PM

The battle over the destiny of Ukraine threw us back to the days of the Cold War, definitely as far as Vladimir Putin is concerned. He challenged the international community, not unlike Nikita Khrushchev did in the last century -- "might is right."

Many in Europe were anxiously reading up...

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The Kerry Surprise

(3) Comments | Posted January 15, 2014 | 7:36 AM

Secretary of State John Kerry has broken all frequent flyer records in his visit to the Middle East. Kerry is the surprise of the second Obama administration, together with President Obama he has defined a new U.S. diplomacy doctrine "diplomacy first."

When the world expected American military action in Syria,...

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'The Millennials'

(0) Comments | Posted October 15, 2013 | 10:36 AM

All my grown up life I have dealt in Arab-Israeli peacemaking, today, I have totally given up on the political leaderships in Israel and the Arab countries, to provide the region with the necessary and possible peace. I have worked with the elders of the Peace process, men such as...

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The Oslo Agreements and the United States

(7) Comments | Posted September 13, 2013 | 9:21 AM

The Oslo Process was one of the finest moments for U.S. diplomacy in the Middle East. While the negotiations that embarked in early 1993 were mostly an Israeli-Palestinian initiative, the conclusion of the various Oslo agreements and other regional breakthroughs on peace that were made, would have been impossible without...

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