March 21, 2019

The Israeli Model in an Era of Strategic Competition

By Vance Serchuk

Later this year, the Trump administration will release its oft-delayed plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace — the latest in a quarter century of American attempts to resolve one of the Middle East’s most intractable disputes.

At the heart of this effort — which has spanned five otherwise disparate post–Cold War presidencies — has been an enduring faith that American power can reshape the Levant much as it did Europe and Asia, conjuring a new, liberal, rules-based order in which former antagonists learn to live in peace, reaping the benefits of shared prosperity under a U.S. security umbrella.

Read the full article in National Review.

  • Commentary
    • Israel Policy Forum
    • June 4, 2019
    Trump's Israeli-Palestinian Policy: Undermining Jordan?

    President Trump’s long-awaited plan for making peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians could have severe consequences for Jordan, one of America’s best, and oftentimes...

    By Nicholas Heras

  • Commentary
    • Slate
    • April 8, 2019
    The Future of the Two-State Solution Is at Stake

    As Israelis go to the polls Tuesday, a depressing electoral campaign comes to a close. This election could lead to annexation of the West Bank and could have other profound im...

    By Ilan Goldenberg

  • Video
    • March 25, 2019
    What Trump's Golan Heights proclamation means for Israel and Mideast peace

    President Trump signed a proclamation Monday recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. This comes as the AIPAC conference is underway in Washington, D.C. Ilan Go...

    By Ilan Goldenberg

  • Commentary
    • POLITICO Magazine
    • March 22, 2019
    Trump's Golan Fiasco

    President Donald Trump announced his decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights on Twitter Thursday, sending a sudden thrill through the Israeli electora...

    By Ilan Goldenberg & Tamara Cofman Wittes

View All Reports View All Articles & Multimedia