Columbia International Affairs Online: Working Papers

CIAO DATE: 10/2009

Peace through Security: America's Role in the Development of the Palestinian Authority Security Services

Keith Dayton

May 2009

The Washington Institute for Near East Policy


On May 7, 2009, Lt. Gen. Keith Dayton delivered the Michael Stein Address on U.S. Middle East Policy at The Washington Institute's 2009 Soref Symposium. General Dayton currently serves as U.S. security coordinator for Israel and the Palestinian Authority, a position he has held since 2005. He recently accepted his appointment to the post for another two-year term.