Tough Love or Tough Luck? EU and the Middle East Peace Process

Photo: Philippe Buissin/European Union

The European Union treats Israel like the closest of cousins. However, the EU remains vexed by the atrophied peace process, and seeks measures to push the sides to end their conflict. But can EU’s current response be effective?

Hugh Lovatt of the European Council on Foreign Relations explains the EU dilemmas regarding Israel, Palestine and an elusive peace.


This episode is part of a series made possible by the German Government which examines Israel’s relationship with the EU and European countries.

This season is made possible by The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, which promotes humanistic, democratic, and liberal values in the social discourse in Israel.

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