The Original 'No': Why the Arabs Rejected Zionism, and Why It Matters

Neither Israelis nor Palestinians should be asked to embrace each other's historical narrative – but both parties must know enough about them to avoid making unacceptable demands that might sabotage negotiations.

Middle East analysts can find many reasons why U.S. Secretary John Kerry’s efforts to revive Israeli-Palestinian negotiations might fail. But what will need to be done if the process gains momentum?