John Kerry’s Challenge: Restarting the Middle East Peace Process

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Jul 26, 2013
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Stalled efforts to reach an agreement between Israelis and Palestinians are once again front and center. Secretary of State Kerry has committed himself to finding a way forward on a dispute that has become one of the world’s immovable objects. Will Prime Minister Netanyahu and Chairman Abbas share ownership of the process Kerry is attempting to restart? Will President Obama do the same? And is there any reason to believe that this time can be different? Aaron Miller, a veteran of Middle East negotiations, provides context.