Obama's opportunity

Macintyre, Donald
March 2009
New Statesman;3/23/2009, Vol. 138 Issue 4941, p16
In this article the author discusses U.S. president Barack Obama and his chances of advancing the cause of the Arab-Israeli peace process. He contends that Obama is committed to achieving a settlement between the Israelis and the Palestinians but may be thwarted by several factors including the intransigence of Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu, the weakness of Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas and by the control of Gaza by Hamas.


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