Assessing U.S. Strategy in the Israeli-Palestinian Talks: A Mideast Trip Report

Author
Robert Satloff
Content Type
Working Paper
Institution
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Abstract
Amid the swirl of Middle East chaos, Israelis are enjoying relative calm and real prosperity. External events -- from the counterrevolution in Egypt and the deepening sectarian war in Syria to the spread of Iranian influence across the region -- should provoke deep concern, but the political class is consumed with the politics and diplomacy of negotiations with the Palestinians.
Topic
Foreign Policy, Territorial Disputes, Peacekeeping
Political Geography
United States, Iran, Middle East, Israel, Palestine, Syria, Egypt