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Opportunities and Challenges for the Biden Administration in the Middle East

When: February 10, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Where: Zoom
Organizer: Igor Khokhlov
Contact: Igor Alterman at info@miamihillel.org
Cost: Free
Summary: Join David to learn about the implications of the Abraham Accords, the likely path forward for the Biden administration in the region, and the potential for breaking the Israeli-Palestinian impasse.
2021-02-10 13:00:00 2021-02-10 14:00:00 America/New_York Opportunities and Challenges for the Biden Administration in the Middle East Join David to learn about the implications of the Abraham Accords, the likely path forward for the Biden administration in the region, and the potential for breaking the Israeli-Palestinian impasse. (http://jewishmiami.org/events/opportunities_and_challenges_for_the_biden_administration_in_the_middle_east) Zoom Igor Khokhlov info@miamihillel.org

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David Makovsky is the Ziegler distinguished fellow at The Washington Institute and director of the Project on Arab-Israel Relations. He is also an adjunct professor in Middle East studies at Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). In 2013-2014, he worked in the Office of the U.S. Secretary of State, serving as a senior advisor to the Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations.
Author of numerous Washington Institute monographs and essays on issues related to the Middle East Peace Process and the Arab-Israeli conflict, he is also coauthor, with Dennis Ross, of Be Strong and of Good Courage: How Israel’s Most Important Leaders Shaped Its Destiny (PublicAffairs) and the 2009 Washington Post bestseller Myths, Illusions, and Peace: Finding a New Direction for America in the Middle East (Viking/Penguin). He is the host of the podcast Decision Points: The U.S.-Israel Relationshipa, which features interviews with authors, scholars, and practitioners on key moments in the history of U.S.-Israel relations from the Balfour Declaration to hi-tech cooperation today. His 2011 maps on alternative territorial solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict were reprinted by the New York Times in the paper's first interactive treatment of an op-ed.
Before joining The Washington Institute, Mr. Makovsky was an award-winning journalist who covered the peace process from 1989 to 2000. He is the former executive editor of the Jerusalem Post, was diplomatic correspondent for Israel's leading daily, Haaretz, and is a former contributing editor to U.S. News and World Report. He was awarded the National Press Club's 1994 Edwin M. Hood Award for Diplomatic Correspondence for a cover story on PLO finances that he cowrote for the magazine.
A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Mr. Makovsky received a bachelor's degree from Columbia University and a master's degree in Middle East studies from Harvard University.https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYud-GrqDMiGtTodOIuq7ecAMfT2zn9wdtQ

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  • 2021-02-10 13:00:00 2021-02-10 14:00:00 America/New_York Opportunities and Challenges for the Biden Administration in the Middle East Join David to learn about the implications of the Abraham Accords, the likely path forward for the Biden administration in the region, and the potential for breaking the Israeli-Palestinian impasse. (http://jewishmiami.org/events/opportunities_and_challenges_for_the_biden_administration_in_the_middle_east) ZoomPlease refer to event page Igor Khokhlov info@miamihillel.org
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