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The Peace Puzzle: America's Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace, 1989-2011

Daniel C. Kurtzer, Scott B. Lasensky, William B. Quandt, Steven L. Spiegel, and Shibley Z. Telhami


Each phase of Arab–Israeli peacemaking has been inordinately difficult in its own right, and every critical juncture and decision point in the long process has been shaped by U.S. politics and the U.S. leaders of the moment. This book tracks the American determination to articulate policy, develop strategy and tactics, and see through negotiations to agreements on an issue that has been of singular importance to U.S. interests for more than forty years. In 2006, the Study Group on Arab–Israeli Peacemaking was formed, a project supported by the United States Institute of Peace, to develop a set ... More

Keywords: Arab–Israeli peacemaking, U.S. politics, United States Institute of Peace, American diplomacy, policymakers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780801451478
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: August 2016 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9780801451478.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel C. Kurtzer, author
Professor in Middle East Policy Studies, the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University

Scott B. Lasensky, author

William B. Quandt, author