Times of London omits Olmert’s 2008 peace plan (rejected by Abbas) in their list of “failed peace efforts”.

An article in The Times (Can Jared Kushner sell a peace deal without the Palestinians?, July 5th) by Anshel Pfeffer and Catherine Philp included, as a bit of historical context on the new US peace plan, a list of “Failed Peace Attempts” going back to 1919:

Failed attempts at peace
1919: The Faisal-Weizmann Agreement tried to settle disputes that emerged during the First World War, but the momentary peace was short-lived and the agreement was ultimately unsuccessful.

1949: The Armistice Agreements ended the official conflicts of the Arab-Israeli War of 1948 and established relative peace between Israel and the West Bank until the Six-Day War of 1967.

1978: The Camp David Accords were signed by Egypt’s President Sadat and the Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and witnessed by President Carter. The Accords led to the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty of 1979.

1991: The Madrid Conference hosted by the Spanish government, aided by the US…

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