In cutting funding to people-to-people programs for Palestinians, Washington is doing much harm.
What will the recent changes in U.S. policy—including recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, terminating assistance to Palestinians and UNRWA, and closing the Palestinian representative office in Washington—mean for the future of U.S.-Palestinian relations and the Palestinian national project?
Israel’s military chief of staff warns that West Bank violence may increase, and he may well be right.
The idea that Israel can “win” against the Palestinians is absurd, therefore dangerous.
Recent U.S. steps taken against the Palestinians ignore that Israel has already entered into a demographic dilemma.
Jen Psaki talks with Marwan Muasher about the fading prospects for a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict, the problematic prospect of a one-state option, and the impact of the Trump administration’s move to sideline Palestinian interests.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
The Israeli and Palestinian communities are growing ever closer physically while remaining separated politically. Any solution must adequately address the needs of both sides.
The international community will have to come to grips with the death of the two-state solution. It is no longer taboo to talk about alternatives, including variations of the one-state solution.
Yezid Sayigh discusses Palestinian-Israeli relations and sees little prospect of a breakthrough.