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30 years after Camp David: A memo to the Arab World, Israel and the Quartet from Jimmy Carter
N.B. Carter’s address starts at the 13 minute mark after the obligatory introductions. You can skip the lengthy introductions by moving the audio-indicator along the axis.
President Carter’s political reminiscences are a worthwhile listen; also notable as is the mention of Hamas’s election being “the most perfect” the Carter Center had ever helped conduct (25 minute mark, Part One).
On December 12, 2008, Jimmy Carter gave a public lecture on ’30 years after Camp David: A memo to the Arab World, Israel and the Quartet‘ at the American University of Beirut (AUB), as part of the Issam Fares Institute’s Bill and Sally Hambrecht Distinguished Peacemakers Lecture Series.
President Carter served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981, and was recipient of the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize. Prior to becoming President, Carter served two terms in the Georgia Senate and as the 89th Governor of Georgia, from 1971 to 1975. Significant foreign policy accomplishments of his administration included the Camp David Accords and the peace treaty between Israel and Egypt.