Israel and the Arab world share a rare and brief window of opportunity — even of necessity — for salvaging a two-state solution to the Palestinian issue. The Arab Peace Initiative (API) offers a regional peace when Israel concludes a permanent agreement with the Palestinians. As hostilities and recrimination sweep the Israeli-Palestinian landscape and the wider region, activating the API is both possible and urgent.
There will never be a perfect moment.
The Arab League’s 2002 launch of the API coincided with a wave of Palestinian suicide bombings inside Israel, followed by a major Israeli offensive …read more
Source: World News