Washington, D.C. — The ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas has had devastating human costs and exposed longtime vulnerabilities and inequities among Palestinians and Israelis. The Biden administration has stepped up its engagement to work toward ending the conflict, but what steps should the United States take to address the underlying conditions that led to this latest violence?
Please join the Center for American Progress for a conversation among leading experts to assess the status of the current conflict and offer ideas about how U.S. diplomatic engagement can prioritize basic security and rights and help set more favorable political conditions for Palestinians and Israelis to see governments more responsive to their people.
Ghaith al-Omari, Former Palestinian Authority Adviser; Senior Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Ezzedine Choukri Fishere, Former Egyptian Diplomat; Visiting Professor, Dartmouth College
Brian Katulis, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
Ofer Zalzberg, Director of the Middle East Program, Herbert C. Kelman Institute
Mara Rudman, Executive Vice President for Policy, Center for American Progress; Former U.S. Deputy Envoy for Middle East Peace
Thursday, May 27, 2021
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET
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If you have questions for our panel, please submit them on Twitter using the hashtag #USPolicyInTheMiddleEast or via email to CAPeventquestions@americanprogress.org.
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