Ditch the Peace Envoy: Mideast Experts Call on Biden to Rethink U.S. Approach to Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

The authors of a new report examining America’s peace strategy tell Haaretz where previous administrations went wrong, and why it would be dangerous to simply ignore the problem

Ben Samuels
Ben Samuels
Haaretz's U.S. correspondent
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WASHINGTON – Less than a month before U.S. President-elect Joe Biden takes office, many have attempted to second-guess every aspect of his incoming administration’s policy. While his response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the economy will undoubtedly dominate his early months, Middle East observers have attempted to determine how he will tackle the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and whether he will attempt to revive the dormant peace process.