FP’s Aaron David Miller in Newsday on Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks


News Story from: 7/22/13


“Miller: Five things to watch for in Israeli-Palestinian peace process”

By Aaron David Miller

There’s a great deal we don’t know (yet) about John Kerry’s efforts to resume negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians. What assurances did the United States provide the two sides; what commitments did they make to him; indeed, what are the terms for resumption of talks?

One thing we do know is that with Arabs and Israelis nothing happens quickly – except failure. Arabs and Israelis have two speeds when it comes to negotiations: slow and slower. This is going to be a lengthy and complicated process. And so far the radio silence Kerry has maintained about the details of what he’s doing is quite impressive.

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