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Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations and Mediator Leverage

Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations and Mediator Leverage

Context:

Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations

In the News:

Trump Just Sabotaged His Own Peace Process

Khaled Elgindy. Foreign Policy. 2017

The Palestinian leadership has condemned President Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, which it said effectively disqualifies the United States from serving as peace broker.

Peace Science Insights:

A mediator’s use of information, contextual knowledge of the conflict, and a perceived commitment to the peace process is most effective at generating durable and longer lasting peace after the agreement.

References:

Peace Science Digest Vol 1, Issue 3“Types of mediator leverage and the strength of peace agreements”.

Trump Just Sabotaged His Own Peace Process by Khaled Elgindy. Foreign Policy. 2017

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