The essentiality of US mediation in Israeli-Palestinian negotiations is an unchallenged axiom in most Washington policy circles. US leadership has been central to negotiations in the past, and the US may continue to be the only actor that can bring both parties to the table and enforce concessions once they get there. A negotiated peace settlement between the Israelis and Palestinians is in... Continue Reading
Nathaniel Kahler studied in Tangier, Cairo, Damascus, and Aleppo, and has worked in the Maghreb, the Levant, and the Gulf. His research includes Syrian politics before and during the revolution, and the efficacy of development aid in the Palestinian agricultural sector. Nathaniel currently lives and works in Washington DC.