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Why Jerusalem Is the Capital of Israel – And Palestine

Why Jerusalem Is the Capital of Israel – And Palestine

Rather than seeing the recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel, lobbyists for Palestinians should ask recognition of East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine.

Insider and Outsider: Israel’s Demons in the New Millennium

Insider and Outsider: Israel’s Demons in the New Millennium

As Israel consolidated its place in the Middle East, few anymore questioned its right to exist – but many questioned its right to exist within its expansionist borders.

Interview – Stephen Walt

Interview – Stephen Walt

Prof. Stephen Walt discusses his current book project on the failures of American foreign policy, realist IR theory, and the nature of American political institutions.

The Imponderables of Middle Eastern Diplomacy

The Imponderables of Middle Eastern Diplomacy

Unlike almost every other conflict, where borders have been inscribed in earlier agreements, those between Israel and Palestine have changed dramatically – with each change shrinking Palestine.

High Stakes for Palestinians: Israel as ‘the State of the Jewish People’?

High Stakes for Palestinians: Israel as ‘the State of the Jewish People’?

The recent moves to assert the Jewish identity of the state of Israel, undermine hope for a future resolution of the conflict on the symbolic level as well.

Open Access Book – Meditations on Diplomacy: Comparative Cases in Diplomatic Practice and Foreign Policy

Open Access Book – Meditations on Diplomacy: Comparative Cases in Diplomatic Practice and Foreign Policy

This book, by Stephen Chan, explores via a range of examples, the challenges diplomacy faces today as actors seek to change history and undermine interests.

Fifty Years of Israeli Occupation

Fifty Years of Israeli Occupation

The United States has a great role to play in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It should work together with both to reduce the friction between the two sides.

Review – Double Exposure: Plays of the Jewish and Palestinian Diasporas

Review – Double Exposure: Plays of the Jewish and Palestinian Diasporas

This collection of plays exposes the reader to the multifaceted layers of the lengthy conflict and the different ways in which lived experiences are enacted.

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Interview – Michael Koplow

Dr. Koplow talks about the two-state solution, the impact of Israeli settlements on Palestinian statehood, and US relations with the Palestinian Authority and Israel.

Review – Fauda

Review – Fauda

At once familiar and revelatory for television-watching audiences, Fauda is one of the most realistic artistic portrayals of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict available.

Donald Trump and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Donald Trump and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

President Trump can instill a sense of urgency in Israel and Palestine and create a new chapter in which people recognise the many similarities that exist between them.

Reagan, Obama, and Israel: Historical Context, Uncomfortable Comparisons

Reagan, Obama, and Israel: Historical Context, Uncomfortable Comparisons

Obama has treaded more lightly with Israel than Reagan and Bush. It is useful to compare recent events to periods of tension from 1981-1982 during Regan’s presidency.

Trump and Israel: Big-League Issues and Huge Repercussions

Trump and Israel: Big-League Issues and Huge Repercussions

Trump’s presidency will likely embolden the Israeli right-wing which could have long term ramifications for Democratic support of Israel and potentially spell the end of all the talk on the two-state solution.

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