“In an innovative study, two historians of the Arab-Israeli conflict reflect on what their craft can contribute to peacemaking.” —Middle East Quarterly
“A fine overview of the troubled Arab-Israeli negotiations since Camp David, filled with sound analysis and a wealth of documentary material. Students and diplomats alike will benefit from this thoughtful study.” —William B. Quandt, Byrd Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia
“This timely book . . . will be invaluable for students of Middle East international relations and for policy makers who seek a mutually acceptable resolution of this protracted conflict.” —Michael Brecher, McGill University
“No matter where one stands on the issues, this valuable work commends itself to students, peace makers, and anyone concerned about the Arab-Israeli conflict and its peaceful resolution.” —Philip Mattar, Institute for Palestine Studies
“ . . . Eisenberg and Caplan offer the reader lessons of the past and sound guidance for the present and the future. . . . a well-researched and well-written book.” —Itamar Rabinovich, Tel-Aviv University
What must change before the Arab-Israeli conflict is resolved diplomatically? By illuminating recurring factors that seem to doom peacemaking, Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace offers a fresh interpretation of how, when, and why the process does and does not work and points to diplomatic strategies that may produce an enduring peace.