Dagan: Israel Has a Unique Opportunity to Seek Different Alliances in the Mideast

During a panel discussion at the Presidential Conference, the former Mossad chief says restarting peace negotiations with the Palestinians is a 'vital necessity'; Former U.S. envoy Kurtzer says settlement construction complicates any future agreement with Arab world.

Former Mossad chief Meir Dagan said Israel should seize the current moment of regional unrest to “reassert our presence in the Middle East” and called the restarting of peace negotiations with the Palestinians a “vital necessity.”