International Law E-Books Online, Collection 2019, ISBN ; 9789004390843.
The essays in this book, originally published in a special issue of the journal International Negotiation (vol. 23.1, 2018), are intended to enhance America's ability to mediate Israel-Palestine conflict. Every American president for the last thirty years, down to Donald Trump, has chosen to engage in this effort. To help understand and evaluate these efforts, and to focus upon the more promising mediation directions, these essays analyze mediation options in detail. I. William Zartman accentuates special challenges of third party mediation. Amira Schiff critiques John Kerry's mediation effort made on behalf of the Obama Administration. Galia Golan outlines mediation requirements in light of past American mediation efforts. Walid Salem suggests a new paradigm centered upon symmetry rather than asymmetry to assist Israel-Palestine peacemaking. And Barry Steiner studies a specific mediation action proposal.
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Front Matter Copyright page New Elements for Introducing Symmetry in the Middle East Peace Process / I. William Zartman The Kerry Peace Initiative in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: When Hope and Good Intentions Are Not Enough / Amira Schiff Getting the Job Done: Bolstering American Mediation on Palestine. An Israeli Plan for American Mediation of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict / Galia Golan "Going for Broke" on Palestine / Barry H. Steiner Beyond Exacerbating Asymmetry and Sustaining Occupation: An Alternative Approach for United States Intervention in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict / Walid Salem.
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Print version: New Issues in Mediating the Israel-Palestine Deadlock Leiden ; Boston : Brill | Nijhoff, ,