MIDDLE EAST PEACE PROCESS

ROUND TABLE REPORT
Global Diplomatic Forum
October 2 !"

Mi##le Ea$t Peace Proce$$ Rou%# Table Report 2 !"
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Introduction

.i(& pro+ile $pea/er$ a%# #i$ti%(ui$&e# au#ie%ce$ co%)e%e# i% t&e .ou$e o+ Commo%$ i% Lo%#o% o% t&e 22%# o+ October 2 !", to #i$cu$$ t&e curre%t #e)elopme%t$ o% t&e Mi##le Ea$t Peace Proce$$* T&e rou%# table +orm$ part o+ t&e Mi##le Ea$t a%# Nort& A+rica% Pro(ramme t&at -a$ lau%c&e# b' t&e Global Diplomatic Forum i% December 2 !2* T&e rou%# table or(a%i$e# b' t&e Global Diplomatic Forum, aime# at (at&eri%( to(et&er lea#i%( e0pert$ a%# people -it& a $pecial i%tere$t i% t&e +iel# to #ebate it$ mo$t co%temporar' i$$ue$, a$ -ell a$ to #i$cu$$ mea$ure$ t&at coul# co%tribute to t&e e++ort$ b' /e' actor$ to reac& $u$tai%able re$olutio% to t&e co%+lict$*

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Global Diplomatic Forum - Middle a!t and "orth #$rica %rogramme
T&e Diplomac' i% t&e Mi##le Ea$t a%# Nort& A+rica 1MENA2 pro(ramme ru% b' t&e Global Diplomatic Forum i$ a compre&e%$i)e i%itiati)e, aime# at bri%(i%( to(et&er lea#i%( e0pert$ to #ebate curre%t a%# +uture c&alle%(e$ to #iplomac' i% t&e re(io%* T&e pro(ramme i$ a combi%atio% o+ co%+ere%ce$, rou%# table$, #i$cu$$io% (roup$, pre$e%tatio%$, re$earc& publicatio%$, co%$ultatio% report$ a%# polic' brie+i%($* 3e e%(a(e -it& #i++ere%t $ta/e&ol#er$ i%)ol)e# i% t&e #iplomatic #'%ami$m i% t&e re(io% a%# o++er po$iti)e plat+orm$ bot& i% t&e MENA a%# i% ot&er re(io%$* T&e pro(ramme co)er$ #i++ere%t a%(le$ a%# a$pect$ relate# to t&e #iplomatic )italit' i% t&e re(io%* Topic$ are compre&e%$i)e a%# are #i$cu$$e# +rom #i++ere%t per$pecti)e$* T&e mai% area$ t&e pro(ramme #eal$ -it& are4 T&e Mi##le Ea$t Peace Proce$$ Arab5 Ira% relatio%$ T&e e)olutio% o+ re(io%al or(a%i$atio%$ a$ #iplomatic e%titie$4 Lea(ue o+ Arab State$, Gul+ Cooperatio% Cou%cil 6 Arab Ma(&reb U%io% T&e +uture o+ Arab5EU relatio%$ Arab 7 America% relatio%$ Fre%c& relatio%$ -it& Ma(&reb cou%trie$ T&e BRIC cou%trie$ relatio%$ -it& t&e Arab cou%trie$ T&e #iplomatic #i$cour$e o+ $ecurit' i$$ue$ i% t&e re(io% Ma(&reb5 A+rica% relatio%$*

Pro(ramme Ob8ecti)e$
T&e )ariou$ acti)itie$ co%#ucte# b' t&e Global Diplomatic Forum pre$e%t a% e$$e%tial plat+orm to $et t&e (rou%# +or our pro(ramme o% t&e +uture o+ #iplomac' i% t&e MENA re(io%* T&e mai% ob8ecti)e$ o+ t&e pro(ramme are $ummari$e# belo-4 Promoti%( more #iplomatic cour$e o+ actio% to re$ol)e co%+lict$ i% t&e re(io%$ E%coura(i%( cooperatio% bet-ee% cou%trie$ i% t&e re(io% a%# t&e %ei(&bouri%( re(io%$ I#e%ti+'i%( opportu%itie$ +or relatio%$ bet-ee% cou%trie$ o+ t&e re(io% -it& t&e re$t o+ t&e -orl# A%al'$i$ o+ per$pecti)e$ a%# po$itio%$ o+ #i++ere%t actor$ a%# $ta/e&ol#er$ )i$595 )i$ t&e #iplomatic c&alle%(e$ i% t&e re(io% E%(a(i%( #iplomat$ i% #i$cu$$i%( :ue$tio%$ relate# to t&e #iplomatic #'%ami$m i% t&e MENA territor' Boo$ti%( t&e $&ari%( o+ re$earc& output$ a%# e0c&a%(e o+ i%$i(&t$ a%# a%al'$i$ o% #i++ere%t a$pect$ o+ MENA +orei(% a++air$ a%# $ecurit' i$$ue$ Facilitati%( &i(& le)el meeti%($ o+ e0pert$ to #ebate i#ea$, e0c&a%(e /%o-le#(e a%# %et-or/i%( Pro)i#i%( a% i% #ept& u%#er$ta%#i%( o+ t&e #i++ere%t $ce%ario$ o+ +uture o+ MENA*

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The Middle a!t %eace %roce!! - &ound Table
S'%op$i$
Bot& bilateral a%# i%ter%atio%al #iplomatic e++ort$ &a)e $o +ar 'iel#e# limite# re$ult$ i% bri%(i%( t&e Pale$ti%ia%5I$raeli co%+lict, o%e o+ t&e lo%(e$t $ta%#i%( co%+lict$ i% t&e -orl#, to a% e%#* O)er ; 'ear$ &a)e pa$$e# a%# $till t&ere i$ %o a(reeme%t bet-ee% t&e t-o partie$* T&e Pale$ti%ia% Aut&orit' opte# +or a u%ilateral #eclaratio% o+ a% i%#epe%#e%t $tate at t&e U%ite# Natio%$ la$t 'ear* T&i$ &a$ bee% $ee% a$ a $i(% o+ #eep +ru$tratio% at t&e $lo- pace o+ a %e(otiate# re$olutio% o+ t&e co%+lict* A$ e++ort$ are bei%( multiplie# to bri%( t&e partie$ arou%# t&e table +or mea%i%(+ul %e(otiatio%$, a %umber o+ :ue$tio%$ %ee# to be ur(e%tl' a##re$$e#4 3&at impact &a$ t&e Arab Spri%( a%# t&e o%(oi%( problem$ i% t&e Mi##le Ea$t &a# o% t&e I$raeli5 Pale$ti%ia% Co%+lict< 3&at $tep$ ca% t&e partie$ ta/e to impro)e t&e c&a%ce$ o+ $ucce$$< 3&at actio%$ t&e USA $&oul# ta/e a$ a peace bro/er i% t&i$ co%+lict< 3&at role ca% t&e :uartet pla'< Ca% Ru$$ia a%# EU pla' a more acti)e role< .o- &a)e #e)elopme%t$ i% E('pt a%# t&e +ra(me%tatio% i% t&e Arab Lea(ue c&a%(e# t&e picture +or %e(otiator$< 3&at about Ga=a< 3&at le$$o%$ ca% be lear%t +rom t&e O$lo a(reeme%t<

Rou%# Table Pa%elli$t$
#ndre' (il!on
S/' Ne-$ Pre$e%ter 1C&air2

&t )on *ac+ ,tra' M%
Former Secretar' o+ State +or Forei(% a%# Commo%-ealt& A++air$, U>

-ord )ylton
Member o+ .ou$e o+ Lor#$, U> Parliame%t

Ian -uca! M%
S&a#o- Mi%i$ter +or Mi##le Ea$t a%# A+rica, U> Labour Part'

Dr inat (il$
Former Member o+ t&e >%e$$et, I$rael

%ro$e!!or Manuel )a!!a!!ian
Amba$$a#or o+ Pale$ti%e to t&e U>

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&ound Table &eport
T&i$ i$ t&e +ourt& plat+orm or(a%i$e# b' t&e Global Diplomatic Forum relate# to t&e Mi##le Ea$t Peace Proce$$ 5 t&e +ir$t too/ place a$ a rou%# table at t&e .ou$e o+ commo%$ i% December 2 !2, -e t&e% +acilitate# t-o $e$$io%$ #uri%( t&e Gou%( Diplomat$ Forum i% A%/ara, Tur/e' 5 Mi##le Ea$t Peace Proce$$ a%# Trac/ II #iplomac'* T&e mai% a$pect o+ t&e pro(ramme i$ e0tracti%( i#ea$ +rom plat+orm$ a%# putti%( t&em i%to ta%(ible co%$ultatio%$ t&at ca% be +acilitate# t&rou(& trac/ II a%# trac/ III plat+orm$, -&ic& are e$$e%tial +or t&e po$iti)e outcome o+ t&e proce$$* T&e #e$ire# outcome o+ all e++ort$ to-ar#$ t&e Mi##le Ea$t Peace proce$$ ca% be $ummari$e# i% t&e +ollo-i%(4 Peace a(reeme%t lea#i%( to a t-o5 $tate $olutio% Su$tai%i%( peace a%# $ecurit' +or I$raeli a%# Pale$ti%ia% people Normali$atio% o+ relatio%$ bet-ee% I$raeli$ a%# Arab$ i% t&e re(io%*

>e' i#ea$ #i$cu$$e#4
The #rab -eague %ropo!al .i(&li(&te# b' Pro+e$$or .a$$a$$ia%, t&e Amba$$a#or o+ Pale$ti%e to t&e U>, t&e Arab Lea(ue Propo$al i$ $till )er' muc& o% t&e table* T&e propo$al -a$ a treme%#ou$ brea/t&rou(& -it& re(ar#$ to t&e po$itio% o+ t&e Arab State$ to-ar#$ I$rael (i)e% t&at t&e Arab Lea(ue $ummit i% !?;@ i% >&artoum re8ecte# t&e ri(&t o+ e0i$te%ce to I$rael a%# re8ecte# a%' %e(otiatio% -it& I$rael* Re(ar#le$$ o+ t&e #etail$ o+ t&e Arab Lea(ue propo$al 1a$ a%' a(reeme%t $&oul# be %e(otiate# bet-ee% t&e I$raeli$ a%# t&e Pale$ti%ia%$2, t&e propo$al pre$e%t$ a $tro%( $tateme%t o+ i%te%t t&at ca% be built o%* A; cou%trie$, member$ o+ t&e I$lamic co%+ere%ce i%clu#i%( Ira% &a)e $upporte# t&e propo$al $i%ce 2 A* T&e Arab Lea(ue a%# t&e Arab $tate$ $&oul# &a)e e%(a(e# more -it& I$raeli $ta/e&ol#er$ i% promoti%( t&eir propo$al a%# buil#i%( a $&are# )i$io% o% t&e po$t co%+lict e%)iro%me%t i% t&e re(io%* Alt&ou(& t&ere are :ue$tio%$ o+ &omo(e%eit' o+ t&e per$pecti)e$ o+ t&e t&e

#i++ere%t Arab State$ Bi$595Bi$ t&e $ettleme%t o+ t&e co%+lict, e%(a(eme%t -it& I$rael i$ crucial* 3e re5a++irm our pre)iou$ recomme%#atio% +rom t&e la$t rou%# table i% -&ic& -e calle# +or t&e e%(a(eme%t o+ t&e Arab Lea(ue a%# Gul+ State$ Cou%cil i% Peace Proce$$ Ne(otiatio%$* &ecognition o$ I!rael a! a *e'i!h !tate. Dr 3il+ re+erre# to Briti$& Forei(% Secretar' Er%e$t Be)i% $peec& i% !?C@4 DFor t&e Ee-$, t&e e$$e%tial poi%t o+ pri%ciple i$ t&e creatio% o+ a $o)erei(% Ee-i$& $tate* For t&e Arab$, t&e e$$e%tial poi%t o+ pri%ciple i$ to re$i$t to t&e la$t t&e e$tabli$&me%t o+ Ee-i$& $o)erei(%t' i% a%' part o+ Pale$ti%eF* A$$umi%( t&at &i$ $tateme%t -a$ accurate i% !?C@, it i$ certai% t&at t&ere &a)e bee% c&a%(e$ i% t&e )ie-$ a%# opi%io%$ o+ Arab$ to-ar#$ t&e e0i$te%ce o+ I$rael a$ Ee-i$& $tate o)er t&e pa$t ;A 'ear$* 3&il$t t&ere i$ a co%cer% amo%($t a $i(%i+ica%t %umber o+ I$raeli$ re(ar#i%( t&i$ i$$ue, t&e Pale$ti%ia% Amba$$a#or $tate# t&at t&e Pale$ti%ia% Aut&orit' &a$ reco(%i$e# t&e $tate o+ I$rael +or more t&a% 2 #eca#e$ a%# i$ -illi%(

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&ound Table &eport
1co%ti%ue#2 to reco(%i$e I$rael a$ a Ee-i$& $tate* T&ere+ore t&i$ i$$ue ca% be o)ercome a$ a% ob$tacle i% t&e route to-ar#$ a peace a(reeme%t i+ $ol)e# a$ part o+ t&e -i#er co%te0t o+ t&e a(reeme%t i% co%8u%ctio% -it& ot&er relate# i$$ue$ 5 e$peciall' t&e o%e o+ re+u(ee$* .o-e)er, t&i$ i$$ue ma' remai% a% ob$tacle i% t&e $u$tai%abilit' o+ peace a%# %ormali$atio% o+ relatio%$ i% t&e -i#er re(io%* For t&at, -i#er e%(a(eme%t a%# i%)ol)eme%t o+ Arab $tate$ a%# a((re$$i)e trac/ II a%# trac/ III #iplomac' approac&e$ -oul# certai%l' mi%imi$e t&e impact o+ t&e problem a%# tra%$+orm perceptio%$ +rom bot& $i#e$* I!raeli ,ettlement! in the occupied territorie! T&e $ettleme%t$ pre$e%t a $eriou$ ob$tacle to %e(otiatio%$ a$ t&e' complicate t&e a(reeme%t a%# t&e' ma/e it politicall' &ar#er +or t&e Pale$ti%ia% aut&orit' to e%(a(e i% %e(otiatio%$* T&e $ettleme%t$ i%crea$e t&e ri$/ o+ )iole%t +rictio%$ bet-ee% t&e $ettler$ a%# t&e Pale$ti%ia%$, -&ic& complicate$ t&e territorial a%# #iplomatic compromi$e #uri%( %e(otiatio%$* Alt&ou(& t&e i$$ue o+ $ettleme%t$ coul# be o)ercome )ia la%# $-ap$ #uri%( %e(otiatio%$, t&e buil#i%( o+ a%' +urt&er $ettleme%t$ mu$t be +ro=e%* Bilateral arra%(eme%t ca% be put i% place +or a%' $ecurit' co%cer%$ o+ I$rael* The I!!ue o$ &e$ugee! T&e le%(t& o+ t&e co%+lict &a$ #eepe%e# t&e i$$ue o+ re+u(ee$ a$ $tate# b' Dr 3il+, -&o claime# t&at t&e +ourt& (e%eratio% o+ Pale$ti%ia%$ i% Ga=a are $till claimi%( t&e ri(&t o+ retur% to I$rael* Pro+e$$or .a$$a$$ia% re$po%#e# t&at t&e %eace Mediator! T&e U%ite# State$H clo$e relatio%$&ip -it& I$rael i$ a% a$$et t&at &a$ pla'e# a /e' role to i%itiate t&e %e(otiatio%$ aimi%( at a t-o5$tate $olutio%* T&eir $ta%ce &a$ bee% (eare# to-ar#$ promoti%( a re$olutio% t&rou(& %e(otiatio%$ bet-ee% t&e t-o partie$ t&em$el)e$* T&e U%ite# State$ i$ t&e o%l' i%ter%atio%al actor t&at &a$ bee% ta/i%( t&i$ re$po%$ibilit' upo% t&em$el)e$ to -or/ to-ar#$ bri%(i%( t&e partie$ to(et&er arou%# t&e %e(otiatio% table* A$ t&e o%l' actor -it& e%ou(& le)era(e to pu$& t&e partie$ to-ar#$ a %e(otiatio%, t&e U%ite# T&ere are rea$o%$ to belie)e t&at +e-er re+u(ee$ -oul# ultimatel' c&oo$e to retur% to t&eir ori(i%al &ome$ i%$i#e I$rael t&a% t&e %umber$ cite# b' bot& I$raeli a%# Pale$ti%ia% $i#e$* A re$olutio% o+ t&i$ i$$ue re:uire$ a broa#er a(reeme%t t&at ca% bri%( all &o$t Arab $tate$, i%clu#i%( Leba%o% a%# S'ria, o% boar# i% a compre&e%$i)e peace $ettleme%t* Securi%( t&e re$i#e%c' a%# citi=e%$&ip ri(&t$ o+ Pale$ti%ia% re+u(ee$ -ill re:uire re(io%al a(reeme%t$* T&i$ i$ a%ot&er i$$ue t&at -e $ee t&at Arab $tate$ $&oul# ta/e part i% impleme%ti%( a practical re$olutio% to* Pale$ti%ia% Aut&orit' &a$ a compre&e%$i)e practical re$olutio% to t&e i$$ue o+ re+u(ee$

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&ound Table &eport
1co%ti%ue#2 State$ i$ o+te% &el# re$po%$ible +or a%' $lo#o-% or +ailure o+ t&e proce$$* I% co%tra$t t&e ot&er member$ o+ t&e Iuartet &a)e bee% i#le i% t&eir e++ort$ to ma/e a%' $i(%i+ica%t co%tributio% to t&e proce$$* Furt&er i%)ol)eme%t o+ ot&er member$ o+ t&e Iuartet i$ re:uire# i% propo$i%( a%# impleme%ti%( mea$ure$ t&at (uara%tee t&e $u$tai%abilit' o+ t&e po$t co%+lict era* -ocal politic! T&e mai% barrier to t&e a%' re$olutio% remai%$ t&e local politic$ +rom bot& $i#e$* Tou(& compromi$e$ %ee# to be ma#e b' bot& i+ a%' /i%# o+ re$olutio% i$ to be $ou(&t* A%' a(reeme%t$ -ill $ee $ter% oppo$itio% +rom oppo%e%t$ +rom bot& $i#e$* 3e &a)e &a# t-o lea#er$ i% t&e pa$t 1A%-ar Sa#at a%# Git=&a/ Rabi%2 +rom t&e re(io%, -&o pai# -it& t&eir li)e$ +or t&e pur$uit o+ peace* Sceptici$m a%# oppo$itio% to )iabilit' o+ t&e peace proce$$ -ill remai% part o+ t&e +ormula t&at #eci$io% ma/er$ +rom bot& $i#e$ %ee# to #eal -it&* Stro%( i%ter%atio%al $upport +or t&e e++ort$ o+ t&e I$raeli$ a%# Pale$ti%ia%$ i$ re:uire#* T&e commitme%t o+ bot& $i#e$ to put a%' a(reeme%t +or re+ere%#um pre$e%t$ a (uara%tee +or bot& I$raeli$ a%# Pale$ti%ia%$*

/!lo #greement Accor#i%( to t&e Pale$ti%ia% Amba$$a#or, t&e O$lo a(reeme%tH$ i%creme%tal approac& &a$ %ot -or/e#* T&e O$lo A(reeme%t &a$ i%itiate# t&e route t&at i$ $till o%5(oi%( a%# t&ere are #e+i%itel' le$$o%$ to lear% +rom t&e impleme%tatio% it$el+, e$peciall' -it& re(ar#$ to t&e +ailure o+ t&e proce$$ a%# t&e a(reeme%t to $u$tai%* T&e O$lo A(reeme%t &a$ u%#oubte#l' tra%$+orme# t&e #'%ami$m o+ t&e co%+lict -it& more i%itiati)e$ bei%( propo$e# +ollo-i%( it a%# pa)e# t&e -a' +or t&e real $tarti%( poi%t o+ #i++ere%t trac/ II #iplomac' actio%$ t&at &a)e ta/e% place o)er t&e la$t t-o #eca#e$*

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5 La'i%( t&e Grou%# +or t&e Po$t5Co%+lict Mi##le Ea$t

Ac&ie)i%( peace i% t&e Mi##le Ea$t ma' $eem at time$ a Jmi$$io% impo$$ibleH, &o-e)er, o%e $&oul# remember t&at peace i% t&e re(io% &a$ bee% ac&ie)e# bet-ee% I$rael a%# E('ptK a%# I$rael a%# Eor#a%* I% bot& ca$e$, t&e peace a(reeme%t$ &a)e -it&$too# t&e te$t o+ time* T&e$e t-o peace a(reeme%t$ -ere reac&e# t&rou(& %e(otiatio%$* T&e :ue$tio% o+ %ormali$atio% bet-ee% t&e$e t-o cou%trie$ a%# I$rael i$ #ebatable #epe%#i%( o% &o- o%e $ee$ %ormali$atio%* For e0ample, i% t&e curre%t political $ituatio% i% E('pt, t&e bi((e$t $i% a%' part' ca% accu$e t&e ot&er part' o+ i$ collaboratio% -it& I$rael* T&i$ i$ a cou%tr' t&at &a$ &a# a peace a(reeme%t -it& I$rael +or more t&a% " 'ear$* Ta/i%( i%to co%$i#eratio% t&e co%te0t o+ t&e peace a(reeme%t a%# t&e +ra(ile e%)iro%me%t i% -&ic& it -a$ ac&ie)e# o%e coul# be +or(i)e% +or $a'i%( t&at ac&ie)i%( peace -a$ e%ou(& i% it$el+* More e++ort$ a%# $ome coura(eou$ #eci$io%$ $&oul# be ma#e o% all $i#e$ i+ %ormali$atio% i$ e)er to be ac&ie)e#* Normali$atio% -ill i%)ol)e 2" cou%trie$ a%# millio%$ o+ people li)i%( i% a%# out$i#e t&e re(io%* It -ill re:uire e#ucatio% about t&e ot&er a%# tra%$+ormatio% o+ perceptio%$, t&i%/i%( a%# actio%$ to-ar#$ t&e ot&er* It i$ a proce$$ -&ic& $&oul# culmi%ate i% replaci%( +ear a%# &atre# -it& mutual tru$t a%# tolera%ce* It $&oul# al$o +acilitate reco%ciliatio% a%# promote co5e0i$te%ce a%# part%er$&ip* .o-e)er, t&ere are )ital $tep$ t&at %ee# to be ta/e% e)e% be+ore -e (et to t&at $ta(e* For e0ample, -e ca%%ot -ait u%til t&e a(reeme%t i$ reac&e# to $tart t&e proce$$ o+ tra%$+ormi%( t&e mi%#5$et o+ people to accept t&e %e- $ituatio%* Real i%teractio% bet-ee% people +rom I$rael a%# t&e Arab -orl# to #i$cu$$ t&e $&ape o+ t&e po$t co%+lict Mi##le Ea$t $&oul# be e%coura(e# 7 a%# itH$ part o+ our mi$$io% at Global Diplomatic Forum to +acilitate t&e e%(a(eme%t*

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5 La'i%( t&e Grou%# +or t&e Po$t5Co%+lict Mi##le Ea$t

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