July 12, 2024

Arab-Israeli Conflict Specialist to Discuss New Book, Oct. 23

Khaled Elgindy will discuss his new book, “Blind Spot: America and the Palestinians from Balfour to Trump,” on the U.S. role in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. The talk will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Lee Hall, Room 411. A key adviser to Palestinian peace negotiators from 2004 to 2009, Elgindy is a senior fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution, the oldest policy-oriented “think-tank” in Washington, D.C. A specialist in the Arab-Israeli Conflict, he also was a key participant in the Annapolis negotiations held throughout 2008. His talk is open to the public.