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Daniel Levy

Daniel Levy is the president of the U.S./Middle East Project, based in New York and London, and is a former Israeli negotiator.

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Netanyahu has cast a powerful shadow over Israeli politics for the better part of a generation. That hold has now been weakened. Read more

America and the World

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It took the president's son-in-law, envoy, and ambassador 874 days to put together a great big glossy nothing-burger. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

President Obama gave the United States some credibility on the Middle East yesterday, but that doesn't mean his speech was perfect. Read more

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It's time to take America's Middle East policy off autopilot and change our approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read more

Features

Three books administration officials should read as they attempt to deal with the Middle East in all its messy nuance. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

To understand the co-existence of modern, cosmopolitan Israel with the Israel of permanent violent occupation, it's important to understand that Israel has locked itself into a box of fear. And that fear has become a danger in itself. Read more

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With the clock running out on the Bush administration, can late efforts amount to actual progress in the Middle East? Is the Annapolis process doomed, or can Sec. Rice finally make some progress? Read more

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To keep the world's tinder box from exploding even more violently, George W. Bush's successor is going to have to pursue a radically different Middle Eastern policy. Some policy pointers: Get out of Iraq. Work with (some) Islamists. Create the Palestinian state. Thereby, undercut al-Qaeda. Read more

Features

Last week's border destruction granted a period of grace for Gaza, but it has also shown the holes in Israeli, Egyptian, United States, and Palestinian Authority policies. Read more

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Ignoring Hamas and Gaza isn't going to work. Herein, a three-part plan to address the current crisis and relaunch a viable peace process. Read more

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The fatal flaw in the "benchmarks" approach to Iraq, and what an effective alternative might look like. Read more

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Three former peace negotiators for Israel, the U.S., and Palestine lay out a common plan that could provide the basis for an Israeli-Palestinian final settlement. All that's required is some political courage and leadership. Read more

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