Beware the Extremists: Lessons From Oslo, Twenty Years On

The consequences of the Oslo Accords, which gave Israel a Palestinian partner for negotiations, reduced its isolation, and confirmed a two-state solution, will be wiped out if the current talks process fail.

On April 29, 1992, in the midst of the national election campaign in Israel, I met with Terje Rod-Larsen, director of the Fafo Institute for Applied...