Worth a read: A Road Map for Mr. Blair

Posted on July 3, 2007 In Blog

Hebrew U’s Shlomo Avineri, the dean of Israel’s political science corps, and one of the few with actual, practical experience in government making the decisions of policy that have real time, real life consequence, writes up a one point road map for the former PM and newly minted Quartet representative.

The full piece is here.

The gist is that the Palestinians need a stable governing structure upon which to begin to democratize (his brief, but sweeping history lesson of democracy building from Cromwell on is noted) and that focusing on anything less will be both useless, and lead to failure

It’s well worth a read.