While the CFR prefers to be courteous with foreign guests, it let Shtayyeh’s appearance go to waste, by feeding him mostly softball questions.
US President Donald Trump’s Middle East adviser Jared Kushner hailed the UAE-Israel pact as an “icebreaker.” He is right.
But historic events are not only successes; failures can also be historic in marking a turning point, a watershed moment. And Camp David was just that.
Reflections on the Camp David 2000 Summit and the 2020 ‘Deal of the Century.’
The decision comes as nations around the world seal their borders and ban travel to stop the virus' spread.
A source in Washington said that Netanyahu will not attend the summit because it will make it harder for Arab leaders to join.
Some analysts believe that the document was published now, to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the Accords, as a poke in the eye of United States President Donald Trump.
“The legacy of Oslo, whichever way you look at it, is to separate Israel and the Palestinians into two separate entities.”
Gulf leaders last traveled to Camp David in 2015, when then-president Barack Obama wanted to secure their support for a nuclear deal he was concluding with Tehran and five other world powers.
The problem of the Palestinian approach toward reaching an agreement with Israel isn’t just a matter of the policies and actions of Fatah and the Palestinian Authority.