A two state solution to the Israel/Palestine question remains the official policy of Canada and of most of the international community. However, reports of its imminent demise are growing louder. Why is it that after decades of negotiation and dozens of different meetings, it has proven impossible to resolve this difficult issue? Dr. Peter Larson, Chair of Canada Talks Israel Palestine, will give an assessment of the key challenges facing a 2 state solution, based on his many trips to the region. He will argue that it may be time for Canada to start considering possible alternatives.