APN hosted a briefing call with
Professor Shibley Telhami, an expert on Palestinian politics and on U.S. Middle East policy, on Tuesday, May
2nd, at 11:00 am, Eastern Time.
One of America’s leading experts on the Middle East, Professor Telhami shed light on U.S.-Palestinian relations on
the eve of President Trump’s meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, intra-Palestinian politics, and the
current state of efforts to advance a resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Professor Telhami is the Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, College
Park, and non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. He is the author of The
World through Arab Eyes: Arab Public Opinion and the Reshaping of the Middle East, the co-editor of The
Peace Puzzle: America’s Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace, 1989-2011, and a leading pollster of public opinion in
the Middle East and U.S. public opinion about the region.