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Middle East Quartet

The Palestinian Leadership... To Where?

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 04.07.2016 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

It is time to reconsider your positions, muster the courage to change course and give the Palestinians, young and old, the hope for a better and more promising future.

It's Time To Abandon The Quartet In Favor Of The Arab Peace Initiative

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 03.21.2016 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

During several meetings I recently had with EU officials, they argued that it is time to revive the Middle East Quartet. I took the opposite position because I believe that the Quartet failed from the onset to breathe new life into the peace negotiations. In fact, it has become a major impediment to the peace process.

Israeli-Hamas Truce: An Opportunity In Disguise

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 08.21.2015 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

The prospective Israeli-Hamas truce presents a momentous opportunity, albeit in disguise, for all parties concerned to turn a new page in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and change its geopolitical and security dynamics, which succeeding Israeli and Palestinian governments could build on.

Reexamining the Arab Peace Initiative

Michael Sharnoff | Posted 03.25.2012 | World
Michael Sharnoff

While the Middle East Quartet may extend this deadline to continue negotiations, it appears this would have little effect in formulating any comprehensive agreement. Neither side genuinely believes a breakthrough will occur.

The Israel/Palestine Zero Sum Game

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 11.23.2011 | World
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

So long as the official mascots of Palestinian Statehood are four murderers, so long as Palestinian officials speak of a Judenrein Palestine, no one but the Arabs themselves can bring peace to the Holy Land.

The Palestinians' UN Remains of the Day

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 11.14.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Next week's unilateralist gambit by the Palestinian Authority to ram through a resolution on Palestinian statehood in the UN General Assembly will produce little more than the mirage of a fleeting diplomatic triumph.

Tony Blair: 'I Understand Palestinians' Frustrations'

Eline Gordts | Posted 11.09.2011 | World

On Thursday, Palestinians in the West Bank started a campaign to win international support for their request to be recognized as an independent state ...