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Howard M. Sachar, PhD Biography

Professor Emeritus of History and International Affairs at George Washington University
Pro to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"

“A two-state solution is not only acceptable. It is indispensable.”

In an e-mail response to ProCon. org, 06/21/06

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Area concentration: Middle Eastern and European History
  • Consultant and lecturer on Middle Eastern affairs for the United States Foreign Service Institute
  • Guest Lecturer at the Hebrew University, Tel Aviv University, and John Hopkins University
  • Member of the American Historical Association
  • Two-time recipient of the National Jewish Book Award
  • Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, from the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, 1996
  • PhD, Harvard University
  • MA, Harvard University
  • BA, Swarthmore College
  • Dr. Sacher died on Apr. 18, 2018 at age 90.