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This book presents reflections of prominent international peacemakers in the Middle East, including Jimmy Carter, Lakhdar Brahimi, Jan Eliasson, Alvaro de Soto, and others. It provides unique insights and lessons learned about diplomacy and international peace mediation practice based on real life experience.
Rami G. Khouri is Senior Public Policy Fellow at the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. He is a leading Middle Eastern journalist and a syndicated columnist for the Agence Global Syndicate, USA, and for The Daily Star Beirut, Lebanon. He is also Nonresident Senior Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School, USA. Karim Makdisi is Director of the Public Policy and International Affairs Program, and Associate Professor of International Politics at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. He also leads the UN in the Arab World Research Program at the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs. Martin Wahlisch is Affiliated Scholar at the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs, the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. He is also Political Affairs Officer in the Office of the Special Coordinator for Lebanon with the United Nations.
Introduction; Rami G. Khouri, Karim Makdisi, and Martin WahlischPart I: Peacemaking and the United NationsIntroduction; Karim Makdisi1. Making and Keeping the Peace: Reflections on UN Experiences in the Middle East and Afghanistan; Lakhdar Brahimi2. Peacemaking Under the United Nations Flag: Reflections on a Quarter Century of Mediations; Jan Eliasson3. Lessons Learned from a Quarter Century of Peacemaking; Alvaro de Soto4. Crossroads of Crisis: Yarmouk, Syria, and the Predicament of the Palestinian Refugees; Filippo Grandi5. The UN in the Middle East and the Arab Awakening; Richard FalkPart II: The Arab-Israeli Peace ProcessIntroduction; Rami G. Khouri6. Thirty Years after Camp David: A Memo to the Arab World, Israel, and the Quartet; Jimmy Carter7. The Situation in the Middle East: A Vision for the Future; Amr Moussa8. Talking with Islamists: The Need for Mutual Dignity and Respect; Alastair Crooke9. Supervising a Temporary Truce, Working for a Permanent Peace: UNTSO's Mission in the Middle East; Robert MoodPart III: Paths in Conflict ResolutionIntroduction; Martin Wahlisch10. Beyond Mediation: Promoting Change and Resolving Conflict Trough Authentic National Dialogues; Hannes Siebert11. Preventing and Resolving Deadly Conflict: What Have We Learned?; Gareth Evans12. The Public as Peacemaker: How Polling in Divided Societies Can Promote Negotiated Agreements; Colin Irwin13. Fostering Power-sharing and Governance in Pluralistic Societies: Lessons from Canada's Experience; Bob Rae
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1st ed. 2016
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