Uri Savir

Jason Greenblatt (L), US President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy, meets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem, Israel, March 13, 2017. (photo by Matty Stern/US Embassy Tel Aviv/REUTERS)

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Netanyahu ready to meet Abbas, but not to negotiate

Sunday, Jun. 25, 2017 | Uri Savir, Columnist

While the Palestinians hope that President Donald Trump will deliver a realistic negotiations process on a two-state solution, the Israeli side is determined to jeopardize such a process.

Abbas eyes Merkel as Plan B if Trump fails on Mideast peace

Sunday, Jun. 18, 2017 | Uri Savir, Columnist

Should President Donald Trump fail to deliver his ultimate regional deal, the Palestinians could opt for German Chancellor Angela Merkel to take the lead on relaunching peace talks with Israel.

Trump’s 7 guidelines for relaunching Israeli-Palestinian talks

Sunday, Jun. 11, 2017 | Uri Savir, Columnist

Instead of specific terms of reference, US President Donald Trump is reshaping rather vague guideline principles, creating a symmetry between Israeli and Palestinian interests.

The reason Trump’s regional visit raised Israeli concerns

Sunday, Jun. 4, 2017 | Uri Savir, Columnist

Contrary to public impression, Israeli political and security establishments were actually worried over US President Donald Trump’s regional visit, especially over his positive impressions of the Saudi leadership.

Europe, France plan active Middle East policy

Sunday, May. 28, 2017 | Uri Savir, Columnist

Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron wants France to take a central role in international diplomacy and in resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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Uri Savir has spent his professional life working on the strategies of peacemaking in Israel. In 1996, he established the Peres Center for Peace and is currently the center's honorary president. In 2011, Savir founded the YaLa Young Leaders online peace movement. On Twitter: @Uri_Savir

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