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Fathom Highlight | ‘The door won’t always remain open’: David Makovsky on the ‘Settlements and Solutions’ Project / 12 December / 2017

Our Fathom Highlight this week is the Washington Institute’s David Makovsky, who spoke last week to a Fathom Forum about his new project ‘Settlements and Solutions,’ which is a first of its kind web-based geographic database that provides a reliable source to explore Israeli settlements in the West Bank and how they intersect with various peace plans.

Our Voice of the Week is Palestinian activist Hanan Ashwari and Ambassador Dr Dore Gold speaking to CNN’s Fareed Zakaria on President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and what impact it will have on peace talks between Israelis and the Palestinians, 11 December 2017.

Our Image of the Week is Israelis attending a rally against what they claim is the corruption of the government in Tel Aviv, 9 December 2017.

‘The door won’t always remain open’: David Makovsky on the ‘Settlements and Solutions’ project

by David Makovsky

Fathom hosted a private briefing with David Makovsky, the Ziegler distinguished fellow at The Washington Institute and director of the Project on the Middle East Peace Process. Makovsky has unique insider perspective on the conflict and possibilities for its resolution, having worked in the Office of the US Secretary of State, serving as a Senior Advisor to the Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations between 2013-2014. Below is an edited transcript of his remarks. Sounding an alarm: The ‘Settlement and Solutions’...

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