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 Week is an address given by the President of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, Ambassador Dore Gold, titled The Trump Plan: The Failure of the Old Paradigm. Ambassador Gold assesses the Trump plan, claiming the plan addresses the shortcomings in previous US attempts to build lasting Israeli/Palestinian peace.