In this week’s piece at Souciant, I look at Akiva Eldar’s revelation that former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert refused an invitation to address the Arab League in 2007 in order to promote a regional peace process with the goal of fully normal relations between Israel and all Arab League members. It serves as a reminder that, while the Netanyahu government is so radically right wing and makes an easy target, Israeli obstruction of any steps that might lead to an end to occupation runs much deeper than the current government.
Where is the Israeli Sadat?
August 10, 2012 by Mitchell Plitnick
Posted in Arab League, Ehud Olmert, Palestine Papers, Peace Plans | Tagged Akiva Eldar, Annapolis, Anwar Sadat, ARab League, Benjamin Netanyahu, Dalia Rabin, East Jerusalem, Egypt, Ehud Olmert, Fatah, George W. Bush, Hamas, Israel, Moshe Shahal, Occupied Territories, Palestine, Palestinian Authority, Saudi Plan, Sinai Peninsula, Tzipi Livni, UN Resolution 194, Yaakov Galanti, Zionism | 1 Comment
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