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Israelis, Palestinians, and Americans: More Politics, Please, Less Process

In this commmentary, it is emphasized that it has been years, perhaps decades, since the success of negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians became so utterly implausible that efforts to conduct or encourage them ceased to matter, except for the political cover that making such efforts could give to politicians and diplomats primarily interested in other things.

Israelis Palestinians and Americans More Politics Please Less Process
U.S. President George W. Bush speaks with Israel’s Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas during the Annapolis Conference, in the United States, November 27, 2007. SAUL LOEB / AFP via Getty Images
 

Recieved Date: 02/03/2020    Accepted Date: 03/10/2020

 

 

Deal of the Century?

 

The announcement on January 28, 2020 of the long-ballyhooed and long-delayed Trump-Kushner-Netanyahu “deal of the century” marked a change in American foreign policy, but not nearly as important a change as its critics charge or its promotors claim. The former, of course, vastly outnumber the latter. They condemn Washington’s consignment of the Palestinians to be crowded into an archipelago of walled ghettos, and its public and full-throated endorsement of almost all right wing Israeli talking points. These include:

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