Argument: Unconventional division of Jerusalem can break cycle of violence

Issue Report: Dividing Jerusalem


Hady Amr, Director, Brookings Doha Center. “Shared Sovereignty, Jerusalem and the War of Ideas”. Brookings Institute. 21 July 2007 – “Sometimes and in some places, conflict is so intractable that all but the most unlikely solutions are fated to fail. In those times and places, we need to try methods that have not been considered in the hopes that unconventional solutions will offer opportunities not available through line-drawing. This is such a time; Jerusalem is such a place; shared sovereignty is such a solution. And the benefits can be global.”