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A new diplomatic history argues that the United States, Egypt, and Israel prevented a Palestinian state from emerging. But leaders such as Yasser Arafat bear much of the blame.
Israeli-Palestinian peace is elusive because both sides—and the United States—have made a series of damaging but preventable errors.
U.N. member states must renew their commitment to the vital peacekeeping operations that end wars, protect civilians, and save lives.
On the 25th anniversary of the landmark Israeli-Palestinian deal, activists and diplomats should focus on recreating the conditions that made it possible.
When only men sit at the negotiating table, cease-fires fall apart.
Can a series of far-flung, high-level conferences bring peace to the Middle East by applying lessons from 17th-century Europe?
Abiy Ahmed and Isaias Afwerki are racing toward peace because they both face the same threat: hard-liners in the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front.
With the Arctic melting and northern coast guards struggling to keep up, the next disaster is a matter of when, not if.