Since becoming Israel's prime minister last year, Benjamin Netanyahu has repeatedly declared his desire to reach peace with the Palestinian Authority (PA). However, PA President Mahmoud Abbas has refused to enter into direct talks with Netanyahu until Israel meets a series of preconditions. What, then, is the future of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations?
Have fun, Ghaith!
Yes, I suppose it would hurt. AIPAC is interested mainly in presenting an oversimplified vision of the Middle East to its members. If this wasn't the case, why would the conference feature this session:
POLITICS & ACTIVISM - Media Matters: Is Israel Treated Unfairly in the Press?
With the international media scrutinizing Israel's every move, the country faces enormous challenges in telling its true story to the world. Learn from four top communications specialists about Israel's place in the eye of the international media.
Mr. Josh Block
Mr. Jonathan Carey
Founder and Executive Director, BlueStar
Ms. Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi
Founder and President, The Israel Project
Ms. Andrea Levin
Executive Director, CAMERA
J Street sometimes makes me crazy, but let me just [say] this: It owns a big tent, bigger than AIPAC's. After all, J Street did invite Michael Oren to speak at its convention.