The Abraham Accords
For 70 years, establishing an independent Palestinian state was a requirement for peace between Israel and its Arab neighbors – neighbors who would not acknowledge Israel’s right to exist. In 2017, a U.S. team quietly began negotiating with Arab nations willing to open diplomatic and trade relations with Israel. This is the behind-the-scenes story of a political triumph no one believed possible – peace pacts named for the Biblical patriarch of Jews, Christians, and Muslims, "The Abraham Accords".
Language: English, English subtitles (use CC to activate)
Directors: Matt Crouch, Bob Fopma, David Friedman
Producers: Matt Crouch, Bob Fopma, David Friedman
The Abraham Accords - Part 1 - Descendants of Abraham
A century of modern conflict in the Middle East can be traced to the Biblical and historic roots that unite three great religions - Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. An unconventional U.S. president challenged the status quo, assembled an unlikely team of advisors, recognized Jerusalem as the cap...
The Abraham Accords - Part 2 - Light at the End of the Tunnel
The quest for peace began with a search for common ground. The U.S. withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal signaled that the U.S. would stand strong against terror and intimidation, and support its allies. U.S. policy was reset to focus on uniting Arab countries and urging them to replace the P...
The Abraham Accords - Part 3 - Legacy of Blessing
Though momentum was threatened by the global pandemic, the U.S. team quietly worked to build trust with countries willing to participate in the initiative. Announcement of peace agreements between Israel and United Arab Emirates and Bahrain took the international community by complete surprise. I...
The Abraham Accords - Series Finale - Part 4 - People to People
The Abraham Accords accomplished what was once considered impossible – a new era in Arab-Israeli relations based on recognition of a common heritage and a desire for peace. More than a diplomatic triumph, the Accords benefit all sectors of life: business and economy, science and technology, touri...