Former prime minister Yitzhak Rabin, former US president Bill Clinton, and the late PLO leader Yasser Arafat on the White House lawn.. (photo credit:REUTERS)

De-risking peace – part 3

Gershon Baskin believes that the lack of effective mechanisms for monitoring and verifying obligations and the absence of workable conflict resolution mechanisms ensured failure of the peace process. read more


Gershon Baskin addresses the INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE QUESTION OF JERUSALEM: Jerusalem at the heart of the peaceful settlement of the question of Palestine in Dakar on  4 May 2016.

Does Loss of Confidence mean that Peace is no longer Possible?

Gershon believes that as a result of a failed peace process, both sides have lost confidence, and there is now a significant amount of people feeling that peace its not possible. read more


International Conference on the Question of Jerusalem

International Conference on the Question of Jerusalem: Proceedings

Gershon Baskin believes that Jerusalem was a microcosm of the entire Arab-Israeli conflict and that conventional wisdom throughout years of the peace process had been to leave Jerusalem “until the end” when, in fact, it should have been the first issue on the agenda. read more