Israeli–Palestinian Peacemaking

What Can We Learn From Previous Efforts?

It is important for Israel’s leaders to recognize clearly that their country’s central conflict is with the Palestinians, not with the Arab states (or Iran). 

Chatham House briefing ISBN: 978 1 78413 286 6

US President Bill Clinton, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat are shown here at Camp David in the US in July 2000. Photo: Stephen Jaffe/AFP/Getty Images.
— US President Bill Clinton, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat are shown here at Camp David in the US in July 2000. Photo: Stephen Jaffe/AFP/Getty Images.

Greg Shapland

Former Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme