Joel Singer is the former Legal Adviser to the Israeli Foreign Ministry under the Rabin-Peres Government. He negotiated the Israel-PLO Mutual Recognition Agreement, the Oslo Agreement and its implementing agreements with the PLO (1993-96). Singer was also a principal author of the Israeli autonomy model developed pursuant to the 1978 Camp David Accords and was a member of the Israeli delegation to the Autonomy Talks with Egypt and the United States under the Begin Government (1979-1982).
Our Voice of the Fortnight is BICOM's Research Associate Samuel Nurding and Director Richard Pater discussing how the new Israeli government is holding up after five weeks in power. Sam and Richard explain how the opposition is acting in new and unprecedented ways, the rivalry emerging between the United Arab List and the opposition-based Joint Arab List, and the potential government-ending obstacles that lay in wait.