What Next for the Middle East Peace Process?
Professor Yossi Mekelberg, Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House
Yezid Sayigh, Senior Associate, Carnegie Middle East Centre
Israeli and Palestinian negotiators restarted US-brokered peace talks in August 2013, with US Secretary of State John Kerry setting the goal of reaching an agreement within nine months. One month after the initial deadline has passed, the speakers will reflect on the latest round of negotiations and consider the current prospects for a two-state solution and if any viable alternatives remain.