Fleeting Peace

For a moment, we stepped onto the path to peace, and we had a guide.

Forty years ago the impossible happened. For a brief time, there was genuine peace between Israel and the Arab world. On April 26, 1982, the last Israeli forces withdrew from the Sinai Peninsula, ceding that land to Egypt in accordance with a peace treaty signed in 1979, the Camp David Accords. This was an utterly unique peace deal where both sides sacrificed to find real peace. After 30 years of war, there would be 30 years of peace.

What made this peace deal so unique was that “the unofficial ambassador for world peace” was intimately involved. It gave the entire world a glimpse of the real path to peace.

Read more at “40 Years Ago: A Fleeting Peace in the Middle East”

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