What are the core issues that the parties must negotiate and agree to during final status negotiations? What are the interests, needs, and demands of Israelis for each of these issues? What are the interests, needs, and demands of Palestinians for each of these issues? During Camp David in 2000, and the Olmert-Abbas talks of 2009 how were each of the core issues addressed, and what disagreements remained? If you had to propose ways to bridge the gaps between Israelis and Palestinians what would they be, specifically?
Sources I have to use are: Mandatory citations: Daniel C. Kurtzer, Scott B. Lasensky, William B. Quandt, Steven L. Spiegel, and Shibley Z. Telhami (2013) The Peace Puzzle: America’s Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace, 1989-2011. Cornell University Press.
Mandatory for Olmert-Abbas talks: Bernard Avishai, A Plan for Peace that Still Could Be, New York Times Magazine; Recommended for Olmert-Abbas talks: Avishai audio interview with Abbas: http://www.bernardavishai.info/Abbas.mp3