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Ghaith al-Omari

Senior Fellow
Irwin Levy Family Program on the U.S.-Israel Strategic Relationship

Areas of Expertise

Palestinians, Arab and Islamic Politics, Arab-Israeli Relations, Peace Process

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Ghaith al-Omari, a senior fellow at The Washington Institute, is the former executive director of the American Task Force on Palestine. Previously, he served in various positions within the Palestinian Authority, including advisor to the negotiating team during the 1999-2001 permanent-status talks.



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Languages Spoken / Read

  • Arabic

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