David Makovsky


How To Get to Two States From Here

By Zalman Shoval, Yossi Alpher, Steven J. Rosen, Scott B. Lasensky, David Makovsky and Amjad Atallah

How To Get to Two States From Here
How can prospects for a two-state solution be advanced? Yossi Alpher, Amjad Atallah, Scott Lasensky, David Makovsky, Steven Rosen and Zalman Shoval weigh in.Read More


Israeli Unilateralism Won’t Work If Olmert Has To Go It Alone

By David Makovsky

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s maiden voyage to the White House seems to have gone as well as could be expected. After aides on both sides tried to plunge expectations lower than the Dead Sea before the summit, President Bush termed Olmert’s unilateral option to evacuate the majority of West Bank settlements a “bold” concept that couldRead More






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