How did a simple Facebook post inspire thousands of Palestinians to protest the siege of Gaza and renew demands for the right to return?
Netanyahu’s ongoing scandals could see Likud lose ground to the center in Israel’s upcoming elections, but a leadership change could solidify right-wing support around the party.
U.S. judges recently accepted an appeal that clears the way for the courts to hear claims against tax-exempt American organizations and prominent donors involved in Israeli settlements.
Benjamin Netanyahu didn’t do himself or his country any favors by accusing Poles of cooperating with the Germans during the Holocaust.
The Palestinians will need democratic legitimacy to advance their national movement.
It is clear that President Trump’s proposal for Israel and Palestine will not be the “deal of the century.” But if it disqualifies the United States from playing a future role in promoting Israeli-Palestinian peace it could prove to be one of the follies of the century.
The present Arab counterrevolution is very likely to lead to further revolutions down the road.
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The current trend in U.S. and European governments to pay less attention to human rights issues in Arab countries did not develop overnight, and is unlikely to disappear quickly, as it is connected to local, regional, and global trends.
Whether or not corruption investigations oust Netanyahu from office, he has left a lasting impact on executive power and social norms in Israel, and on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.