17 Jul 2007

A propitious moment for the EU to assert itself in the Palestinian occupied territories?

Ruth Hanau-Santini

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Given the deteriorating and explosive situation in the Palestinian occupied territories and the record-low credibility of the United States in the region, CEPS Visiting Research Fellow Ruth Hanau-Santini argues in this Commentary that it is time for the member states of the European Union to demonstrate their commitment to be major players with a long-term vision for the Middle East. She further outlines what this new role would consist of.