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The Peace PuzzleAmerica's Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace, 1989-2011$
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Daniel C. Kurtzer, Scott B. Lasensky, William B. Quandt, Steven L. Spiegel, and Shibley Z. Telhami

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780801451478

Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: August 2016

DOI: 10.7591/cornell/9780801451478.001.0001

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Lessons Learned and Unlearned

Lessons Learned and Unlearned

Chapter:
(p.268) Epilogue Lessons Learned and Unlearned
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The Peace Puzzle
Author(s):

Daniel C. Kurtzer

Scott B. Lasensky

William B. Quandt

Steven L. Spiegel

Shibley Z. Telhami

Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:10.7591/cornell/9780801451478.003.0008

This concluding chapter argues that the challenge for the United States is to craft a policy and a strategy—not simply a succession of tactics—that speak to the core issues in dispute, are sensitive to the domestic politics and constraints of the parties, and stay within the narrowing confines of American political views about the Middle East. To accomplish these purposes, presidents and the empowered aides they select to manage the policy on a day-to-day basis need to be agile and sensitive to the opportunities that sometimes present themselves to be exploited for diplomacy to advance. Moreover, this volume believes that the United States can conduct diplomacy with as much strength, will, determination, backbone, and intensity as they conduct military operations.

Keywords:   domestic politics, Middle East policies, diplomatic relations, Arab–Israeli peacemaking, peace process

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