Professor Shibley Telhami, an expert on Palestinian politics and on U.S. Middle East policy
joined us on a briefing call on Thursday July 19th, 2018.
One of America’s leading experts on the Middle East, Professor Telhami will comment on the current state of
American-Palestinian relations, on Donald Trump’s Israeli-Palestinian policy, on Trump’s prospective “peace plan,”
and on the role of Arab governments in the current dynamics between the US, Israel and the
Shibley Telhami is the Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, College
Park, and non-resident senior fellow at the Saban Center at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. He is the
co-editor of The Peace Puzzle: America’s Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace,
1989-2011, and the author of The World through Arab Eyes: Arab Public Opinion and
the Reshaping of the Middle East.