Author: Robert Danin, Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa Studies
January 11, 2011
The demolition of East Jerusalem's Shepherd Hotel this week to make way for a new Jewish housing development follows two years of failure by the Obama administration in bringing Israelis and Palestinians to the negotiating table. Yet it should not obscure a revolutionary new Palestinian approach towards statehood that is producing results.
By JAN EGELAND