The Peace Puzzle: America's Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace, 1989-2011

The Peace Puzzle: America's Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace, 1989-2011

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by Daniel C. Kurtzer, Scott B. Lasensky, William B. Quandt, Steven L. Spiegel
     
 

The Peace Puzzle tracks the American determination to articulate policy, develop strategy and tactics, and see through negotiations to agreements on an issue that has been of singular importance to U.S. interests for more than forty years.See more details below

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The Peace Puzzle tracks the American determination to articulate policy, develop strategy and tactics, and see through negotiations to agreements on an issue that has been of singular importance to U.S. interests for more than forty years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801451478
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
12/18/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
871,657
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Daniel C. Kurtzer is the S. Daniel Abraham Professor in Middle East Policy Studies at the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University. He retired in 2005 from the U.S. Foreign Service, having served as U.S. ambassador to Egypt (1997–2001) and Israel (2001–2005). He is coauthor with Scott B. Lasensky of Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace: American Leadership in the Middle East.

Scott B. Lasensky served as a senior researcher at the U.S. Institute of Peace from 2004 to 2011 and is coauthor (with Daniel C. Kurtzer) of Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace: American Leadership in the Middle East.

William B. Quandt is Edward R. Stettinius, Jr. Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia. His books include Peace Process: American Diplomacy and the Arab-Israeli Conflict since 1967.

Steven L. Spiegel is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Middle East Development at UCLA. He is the author of The Other Arab-Israeli Conflict: Making America's Middle East Policy, from Truman to Reagan.

Shibley Z. Telhami is the Anwar Sadat Professor of Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, College Park, and a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of The Stakes: America in the Middle East and coeditor of Identity and Foreign Policy in the Middle East, also from Cornell.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Decline of American Mideast Diplomacy
1. Opportunities Created, Opportunities Lost: Negotiations at Oslo and Madrid
2. Within Reach: Israeli- Syrian Negotiations of the 1990s
3. The Collapse of the Israeli- Palestinian Negotiations
4. George W. Bush Reshapes America's Role
5. The Annapolis Denouement
6. Obama: An Early Assessment
Epilogue: Lessons Learned and Unlearned

Notes
Index

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