Nizar Farsakh

Nizar Farsakh is a lecturer at the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University. Between 2003 and 2008 Nizar advised senior Palestinian leaders including the President, the Prime Minister and various ministries in their negotiations with Israel. Nizar can be reached at
The core barrier to peace in Israel/Palestine is that key actors are content with conflict management. This prevents the necessary dedication to power through conflict resolution. Palestinians know that empirically, for they are the ones paying the highest price from the status quo. This predicament, not religion or nationalism,...