By Jimmy Carter
Following his number one New York Times bestseller, Our Endangered Values, the previous president, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, bargains an evaluate of what has to be performed to deliver everlasting peace to Israel with dignity and justice to Palestine.
President Carter, who was once capable of negotiate peace among Israel and Egypt, has remained deeply interested by heart East affairs considering leaving the White apartment. He has stayed in contact with the foremost gamers from both sides within the clash and has made quite a few journeys to the Holy Land, such a lot lately as an observer within the Palestinian elections of 2005 and 2006.
In this ebook President Carter stocks his intimate wisdom of the background of the center East and his own studies with the primary actors, and he addresses delicate political concerns many American officers stay away from. Pulling no punches, Carter prescribes steps that has to be taken for the 2 states to proportion the Holy Land with no method of apartheid or the consistent worry of terrorism.
The normal parameters of a long term, two-state contract are renowned, the president writes. there'll be no important and everlasting peace for any peoples during this stricken quarter so long as Israel is violating key U.N. resolutions, legit American coverage, and the overseas "road map" for peace by way of occupying Arab lands and oppressing the Palestinians. aside from at the same time agreeable negotiated ameliorations, Israel's legitimate pre-1967 borders has to be commemorated. As have been all prior administrations because the founding of Israel, U.S. executive leaders has to be within the vanguard of accomplishing this long-delayed aim of a simply contract that each side can honor.
Palestine Peace now not Apartheid is a not easy, provocative, and brave ebook.