Khaled Elgindy is a non-resident fellow within the Brookings Institution’s Middle East Policy Center, an author, and a founding board member of the Egyptian American Rule of Law Association. Between 2004 and 2009, he was an adviser to the Palestinian leadership in Ramallah on permanent status negotiations with Israel, and was a prominent participant in the Annapolis negotiations during 2008. He is the author of ‘Blind Spot: America and the Palestinians, from Balfour to Trump’ (2019) and co-author of ‘The Arab Awakening: America and the Transformation of the Middle East’ (2011).
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.