Alastair Crooke, who helped facilitate a number of ceasefires in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict between 2001 and 2003, was a member of the Mitchell Commission on the causes of the second intifada and a special adviser to Javier Solana, the former EU foreign policy chief.
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- Hamas: Unwritten Chapters by Azzam Tamimi
- Where Now for Palestine?: The Demise of the Two-State Solution edited by Jamil Hilal
- Failing Peace: Gaza and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict by Sara Roy