Listen to an exclusive conference previewing the Abbas-Trump meeting. Call guests are Grant Rumley and Amir Tibon, co-authors of the book The Last Palestinian: The Rise and Reign of Mahmoud Abbas (available in July).

Amir Tibon is the Washington correspondent for Haaretz newspaper, where he covers the U.S-Israel relationship and the peace process. His articles on these issues have been published in The Atlantic, The New Yorker, Foreign Affairs and other leading U.S. publications. In 2015, he was nominated for a National Magazine Award.

Grant Rumley is a research fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, where he focuses on Palestinian politics. Grant has published in leading media outlets including Foreign Affairs and Foreign Policy, and contributed commentary to The New York Times, Reuters, and Newsweek. He is the author of the 2015 FDD report “The Race to Replace Mahmoud Abbas: Understanding and Shaping Palestinian Succession.”