Following President Trump’s announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, TIP held an on-the-record conference call with Ambassador Dennis Ross, William Davidson Distinguished Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy on December 12, 2017.
About the speaker:
Ambassador Dennis Ross is counselor and William Davidson Distinguished Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP). Prior to returning to the Institute in 2011, he served two years as special assistant to President Obama and National Security Council senior director for the Central Region, and a year as special advisor to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. For more than twelve years, Ambassador Ross played a leading role in shaping U.S. involvement in the Middle East peace process and dealing directly with the parties in negotiations. A highly skilled diplomat, Ambassador Ross was U.S. point man on the peace process in both the George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton administrations.