Post Tagged with: "Israel"

The Foreign Policy Implications of Israel’s 2015 Elections

The Foreign Policy Implications of Israel’s 2015 Elections

The new government is unlikely to make any progress towards a negotiated settlement with the Palestinians. This is, unfortunately, an over-determined outcome.

What Are the Consequences of Palestine Joining the International Criminal Court?

What Are the Consequences of Palestine Joining the International Criminal Court?

Palestine joining the ICC may be more a question of strengthening its position towards Israel than obtaining justice.

Netanyahu’s Victory and Israel’s Future

Netanyahu’s Victory and Israel’s Future

Ultimately the choice for Israelis will be between a state organized to discriminate against non-Jews, and an Israeli state organized to respect all its citizens.

Lebanon’s Hizbullah

Lebanon’s Hizbullah

Ethnic motivations underlying Hizbullah’s politics acting upon the perceived interests of the Shiite community in Lebanon are likely to further erode its legitimacy.

The Accession of Palestine to the ICC: A Brief Analysis

The Accession of Palestine to the ICC: A Brief Analysis

With Palestine’s accession to the International Criminal Court, the legal framework has changed and the parties to the conflict would be wise to accept and respect that.

Political Leadership in Times of Agony for Palestinian Citizens

Political Leadership in Times of Agony for Palestinian Citizens

Since 1948 Palestinians have never enjoyed a protected political arena in which to conduct an intimate, direct internal dialogue about their future together as a people.

Creating a New Road Map for Resolving the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Creating a New Road Map for Resolving the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

To resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict there is a need for courageous leaders on both sides who seize the opportunities and make the most for their peoples.

Does European Recognition of a Palestinian State Mean Anything?

Does European Recognition of a Palestinian State Mean Anything?

As long as Israel believes it has no partner in the Palestinians, acts of recognition may serve as a moral signal to the world, buttressing the identity of the signaller.

The Inversion of Just War Theory

The Inversion of Just War Theory

Despite universalist pretensions, Just War Theory has served partisan interests throughout Operation Protective Edge; ultimately enabling rather than proscribing killing.

R2P in Gaza: A Long Overdue Debate

R2P in Gaza: A Long Overdue Debate

If R2P will not save lives as quickly as one would like it to, its application to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict can serve the search for a peaceful and just solution.

Conflict in Gaza: Balancing History and the Responsibility to Protect

Conflict in Gaza: Balancing History and the Responsibility to Protect

If there is anything that the current humanitarian tragedy in Gaza teaches us about R2P, it is that history challenges the fulfillment of the international R2P agenda.

Israel’s Serial Gaza Offensives Are Offensive

Israel’s Serial Gaza Offensives Are Offensive

Does the R2P apply in Gaza? This is a silly question – of course it does. R2P is a universal principle, not a light switch to be turned on and off at whim or convenience.

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