WASHINGTON, DC—As the Obama administration takes its first steps to advance a sustainable two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and as a new Israeli government prepares to take office, Middle East Progress, Americans for Peace Now and the American Task Force on Palestine invite you to a discussion with Israeli Brigadier General (Ret.) Ilan Paz and Ghaith al-Omari, a former senior advisor to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
The conversation will examine key issues, including how to best to rebuild Gaza, how to avoid strengthening Hamas while bolstering Palestinian moderates, and how or whether the United States should engage with a possible Palestinian national unity government.
Brigadier General (Ret.) Ilan Paz, former head of the Israeli Civil Administration in the West Bank (2002-2005)
Ghaith al-Omari, advocacy director, American Task Force on Palestine; advisor, Middle East Progress; former advisor to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas
Discussion moderated by:
Brian Katulis, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress, advisor, Middle East Progress
A light breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m.
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