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Ambassador Alan Baker

Amb. Alan Baker is Director of the Institute for Contemporary Affairs at the Jerusalem Center and the head of the Global Law Forum. He participated in the negotiation and drafting of the Oslo Accords with the Palestinians, as well as agreements and peace treaties with Egypt, Jordan, and Lebanon. He served as legal adviser and deputy director-general of Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and as Israel’s ambassador to Canada.


Ten False Assumptions Regarding Israel

Dismantling widely-held, false and mistaken beliefs about Israel.

The EU: Hypocrisy, Hostility and Prejudice

EU’s hostile fixation with Israel and its settlements is based on a series of deliberately misleading and flawed legal and political assumptions.

The Palestinian UN Upgrade: Setting Things Straight

What it all really means, without misleading exaggeration.

Legal Problems with a Unilateral Declaration

An Open Letter to Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.

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