The internationally sponsored “road map” to peace between Palestinians and Israelis will fail if it doesn’t confront the important psychological dimension of peacemaking. And yet this vital on-ramp is not even mentioned in a plan destined to bring genuine peace to the troubled Middle East. Perusing the Middle East map today, we find a region strewn with populations traumatized by decades, if not centuries, of suffering.
About Laurie King
Associate Professor of Teaching in the Department of Anthropology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC; writer, editor, co-founder of Electronic Intifada, Electronic Iraq, and Electronic Lebanon. [Full bio]