March 02, 2015

Lessons from the 2013-2014 Israeli-Palestinian Final Status Negotiations

By Ilan Goldenberg

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepares to address the U.S. Congress, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is releasing the latest in its Voices From the Field Series, Lessons from the 2013-2014 Israeli-Palestinian Final Status Negotiations. The piece is authored by Ilan Goldenberg, Director of the CNAS Middle East Security Program and former Chief of Staff to the State Department’s Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations during the 2013-2014 negotiations. In the piece, Goldenberg lays out nine lessons and recommendations that should inform future negotiations.



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    Former Senior Fellow and Director, Middle East Security Program

    Ilan Goldenberg is the former Senior Fellow and Director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. He is a foreign policy and defense expe...

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