Ghaith al-Omari

Ghaith al-Omari is a senior fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. From 1999 to 2006 he served as an adviser to the Palestinian negotiating team and participated in numerous rounds of negotiation at settings including the 2000 Camp David summit.

Podcast: Ghaith al-Omari on What Palestinians Really Think about Hamas, Israel, War, and Peace

A Middle East expert and former Palestinian negotiator breaks down recent polling on Palestinian public opinion.

Dec. 22 2023 12:01AM

How the Jewish State Became So Important to the Self-Conception of the Arabs

Watch or read a discussion about the perennial power of the Nakba with Hussein Aboubakr and Ghaith al-Omari.

Oct. 18 2023 12:01AM

Palestinians Aren't Ready to Make Peace with Israel. That Doesn't Rule Out a Peace Deal.

After all, most Egyptians and Jordanians are anti-Israel, too, and yet their countries’ peace agreements have lasted.

April 19 2017 12:01AM