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ISRAEL IN DEPTH – With guest David Makovsky talking about the future of US-Israel relations under President Biden and the Trump administration's legacy.


On this episode of Israel in Depth, David Makovsky, the Ziegler Distinguished Fellow at the Washington Institute and former senior advisor to the U.S. Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations, discusses the major issues that will shape U.S.-Israel relations during the Biden administration – the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the Iranian nuclear program – and the future of the Trump administration's diplomatic achievement, the "Abraham Accords." Recorded Jan. 21, 2021.

Israel in Depth (Episode 11) - Professor Dov Waxman, the director of UCLA's Nazarian Center for Israel Studies, talks with David Makovsky, the Ziegler Distinguished Fellow at the Washington Institute, about the challenges facing U.S.-Israel relations under the Biden administration. They also discussed the future of the Abraham Accords and the normalization process between Israel and Arab states.

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About the Guest

David Makovsky is the Ziegler Distinguished Fellow at the Washington Institute and director of the Koret Project on Arab-Israel Relations. He is also an adjunct professor in Middle East studies at Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). In 2013-2014, he worked in the Office of the U.S. Secretary of State, serving as a senior advisor to the Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations. Author of numerous Washington Institute monographs and essays on issues related to the Middle East peace process and the Arab-Israeli conflict, he is also coauthor, with Dennis Ross, of the 2019 book Be Strong and of Good Courage: How Israel's Most Important Leaders Shaped Its Destiny. Before joining the Washington Institute, Mr. Makovsky was an award-winning journalist who covered the peace process from 1989 to 2000. He is the former executive editor of the Jerusalem Post, was the diplomatic correspondent for Haaretz, and is a former contributing editor to U.S. News and World Report


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