Recorded on September 13, 2017

“In Israel, in order to be a realist . . . you have to believe in miracles,” observed the late David Ben-Gurion. Peter Berkowitz, the Hoover Institution’s Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow and an expert on Israeli affairs, assesses the Trump administration’s peacemaking strategy, which includes deploying Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law, and taking into account Prime Minister Netanyahu’s fragile political health.

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Published in: Foreign Policy

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  1. Israel P. Inactive

    1. Peter Berkowitz is foolish to think that he can nudge the Palestinian Authority towards moderation. They will – as they have always done – take the money and put in in personal bank accounts as well as paying terrorists’ families salaries.

    2. Give them democracy and they will vote for Hamas.

    3. Give them “better” education and they will learn more about how terrible the jews are.

    4. Most of Netanyahu’s legal troubles are due to the legal establishment’s desire to overturn the will of the people.

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    • September 25, 2017, at 10:07 PM PDT
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