Israel’s release of convicted Palestinian terrorists and Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu’s reported agreement in principle to concessions in the Jordan Valley beg an important question; Can Israeli concessions influence the Palestinians to sign an historic peace deal that ends the Arab Israeli conflict once and
Research Fellow, ICT, Israel Dan Diker is a Foreign Policy Fellow at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and an Adjunct Fellow of the Hudson Institute in Washington D.C. He writes a regular column on Foreign Affairs for the Jerusalem Post From 2011 to 2013 Mr. Diker served as Secretary General of the World Jewish Congress, the global diplomatic organization representing the official Jewish communities in 100 countries. From 2002 to 2010, Diker served as senior foreign Policy analyst and then Director of the Institute for Contemporary Affairs at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs where he edited several policy books on the Iranian regime Israel’s national security doctrine. Previously, Mr. Diker wasKnesset Affairs reporter for Israel’s Channel One English News . He continues to provide analysis on Israeli and Middle Eastern Affairs on local and international news networks, including Al Jazeera, al Hurra, CNN, and Fox. Born in New York City, Diker graduated from Harvard University in 1984, and subsequently attended the Harvard Graduate School of Business He completed a Master’s degree in government and counterterrorism at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzelia. He immigrated to Israel 1990 and lives in Gush Etzion near Jerusalem with his wife and five children.