In 1993 the Oslo Accords were struck in optimism, but a quarter of a century later little has changed - and there's no real prospect it ever will.
By turns hawkish and dovish, Peres' complicated legacy runs far deeper than the Oslo Accords.
One of Israel's greatest political figures, Shimon Peres left an indelible mark on the Middle East.
Twenty years ago, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin -- the man who ushered in the Oslo Accords with the Palestinians -- was assassinated. Today's Israel is a very different place.