Tag: Dan Shapiro

Dan Shapiro writes with David Makovsky in The Washington Post: “Here’s How Palestinians Could Benefit from the Diplomatic Deal Between Israel and the United Arab Emirates”

“Some observers seem to assume that the recent agreement to normalize relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates means the end of efforts to achieve a reasonable, two-state outcome to the Israel-Palestinian conflict. Some Israelis may hope that improving relations with Arab states would obviate the need for further

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Dan Shapiro quoted in The Washington Post article, “Inside the secret-not-secret courtship between Israel and the United Arab Emirates”

“During the administration of President George W. Bush, Israeli officials visiting Washington would hold secret hotel room meetings with the UAE’s influential ambassador to the United States, Yousef al-Otaiba, according to Dan Shapiro, who would later become a U.S. ambassador to Israel. Shapiro served on President Barack Obama’s National Security

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Dan Shapiro quoted in the Times of Israel article, “U.S. Democratic Platform Nixes Conditioning Aid to Israel Over Annexation”

“Obama’s US ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro acknowledged that concerns about the language were not ‘addressed to the full satisfaction of all parties.’ Still, he said, the document made ‘significant and overdue strides while sustaining the unity of our party.’ “‘The platform makes clear our opposition to unilateral steps by

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