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Alon Sachar, an expert on the Arab-Israeli conflict and co-author of A Path to Peace, presents: “Prospects for Arab-Israeli Peace In the Trump Era.”
Please join us for this free brown-bag lunch—1.0 hour of free MCLE credit.
Alon Sachar has worked to advance Middle East peace under two US administrations. He served as an adviser to the US Ambassador to Israel, Daniel B. Shapiro in Tel Aviv from 2011-2012, and to President Obama’s Special Envoys for Middle East Peace, George J. Mitchell and David Hale, from 2009 to 2011. In those capacities, Alon participated in negotiations with Israelis, Palestinians, and Arab states. From 2006 to 2009, he served in the State Department’s Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, focusing on the US bilateral relationships with Israel and the Palestinians as well as Arab-Israeli relations. Alon has also worked out of the US Consulate in Jerusalem, which serves as the US diplomatic mission to the Palestinians. Today, Alon is a lawyer based in California where he was born and raised. He is the author, with George J. Mitchell, of A Path to Peace.
Alon will cover:
>> Brief overview of the conflict, final status issues, and the application of international law
>> Trump Administration’s posture and priorities in the Middle East
>> Current state of Israeli and Palestinian politics and Arab-Israeli relations
>> America’s role and lessons from history
We hope to see you there!
- June 27, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
LOCATION: Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP: 560 Mission Street, 27th Floor
TIMING: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
*this is a brown bag lunch
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