CMEP Bulletin: Movement toward peace?
The Neglected Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process Must Be Revived [NYT]
Given the threat from the Islamic State, the humanitarian catastrophe in Syria, proxy conflicts between Iran and Saudi Arabia, and Egypt’s struggles with radical Islamists, it is hard to find anyone in Washington or the Arab capitals who is thinking about the Israelis and Palestinians. But the problem is not going away.
New Plans Underway to Relaunch Talks on Two-State Solution [Al-Monitor]
The Unites States, United Nations, European Union and Russia plan to develop a mechanism that will bypass the UN Security Council and initiatives of individual countries such as the United States and France.
Israel Think Tank Seeks to Revive Arab Peace Initiative to Push Forward Peace Process [Jerusalem Post]
An Israeli think tank is seeking to resuscitate the Arab Peace Initiative in the minds of the public and decision makers to help promote the revival of the peace process, chairman Nimrod Goren told The Jerusalem Post on Tuesday. The initiative, which Saudi Arabia put forward at an Arab League summit in Beirut in 2002, offered full recognition of Israel, but only if it gave up all land seized in the 1967 war and agreed to a “just solution” for Palestinian refugees.