Richard Nixon Twice Had Mideast Peace in His Grasp: A Personal Reminiscence

By Richard H. Curtiss, June 1994
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

The late Richard Curtiss was a highly decorated US Foreign Service Officer, who witnessed up-and-close much of what he reports.  His insights are of particular interest today, looking back on the tragedy of missed opportunities for justice and peace in the Middle East and how they were sabotaged — as prelude to Trump’s attempted give-away of Palestinian rights in the deal he announced last week.