Zaha Hassan

Mark Seddon is in conversation with Zaha Hassan, human rights lawyer & fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace as well as Daniel Levy, political scientist, advisor, diplomat & President of the U.S. / Middle East Project.

Zaha and Daniel are co-authors of the Carnegie / U.S. Middle East Project report of the same name: Breaking the Israel-Palestine Status Quo which outlines how a "A new U.S. approach should prioritize protecting the rights and human security of Palestinians and Israelis over maintaining a peace process and attempting short-term fixes."

Check out the report here:

Zaha Hassan
Human rights lawyer, writer and fellow

Zaha Hassan is a human rights lawyer and a fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Her research focus is on Palestine-Israel peace, the use of international legal mechanisms by political movements, and U.S. foreign policy in the region. Previously, she was the coordinator and senior legal advisor to the Palestinian negotiating team during Palestine’s bid for UN membership, and was a member of the Palestinian delegation to Quartet-sponsored exploratory talks between 2011 and 2012.