Middle East Economic Strategy Group (MEESG)

The Middle East Economic Strategy Group, formed in 1995 and chaired by Paul Volcker and comprised of economic experts, former central bankers and leaders of the financial community, has examined the efficacy and viability of new regional cooperative arrangements and institutions and has offered policy recommendations for regional economic development.

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General Brent Scowcroft, Eric Melby and Henry Siegman

General Brent Scowcroft, Eric Melby and Henry Siegman

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Give Up on Netanyahu, Go to the United Nations

The greetings President Obama extended last week to Israel’s new government may have sounded conciliatory, but Mr. Obama no longer entertains any illusions about Israel’s leaders.

In the wake of last month’s election, the longtime peace activists and diplomats who have devoted much of their professional lives to achieving a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are more depressed and demoralized than ever before.

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