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US envoy quits after peace deal attempt

‘DAUNTING CHALLENGE’:Martin Indyk’s resignation is the second time a US special Middle East envoy quit following a failed peace pact bid since 2011

AP, WASHINGTON

Prior to joining Brookings, Indyk had served as former US President Bill Clinton’s ambassador to Israel and was a key part of the 2000 Camp David peace talks.

He was also a special assistant to Clinton and senior director for Near East and South Asian affairs at the US National Security Council from 1993 to 1995.

He also served as US assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern affairs in the State Department from 1997 to 2000.

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