Shibley Telhami is the Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland at College Park and author of The Stakes.


With tension building between the United States and Iraq, Middle East issues have assumed a new urgency. Many observers feel that the U.S. must re-energize its presence in Arab-Israeli peace negotiations. Shibley Telhami provides new insight into how this might be done in the context of building regional peace and democracy.