Post Tagged with: "Israel"

Beyond the Wall: Writing Conflict and History in Jerusalem

Beyond the Wall: Writing Conflict and History in Jerusalem

Due to the conflict surrounding the city, Jerusalem has understandably become a prime object of inquiry, offering a rich arena of analysis for scholars across the social sciences.

Is Israel’s Deterrence vis-à-vis Hizbollah Diminishing?

Is Israel’s Deterrence vis-à-vis Hizbollah Diminishing?

The launch of missiles and public provocation against Israel give Hizbollah, Iran and Syria much prestige without risking any significant retaliation due to the current election season.

Israel’s Bomb: Or, Finance as the Undoing of Foreign Policy

Israel’s Bomb: Or, Finance as the Undoing of Foreign Policy

Countries’ sovereign wealth funds often invest in companies that run counter to their foreign policy. We may never definitively know who is financing the Israeli bomb.

An Attack on Iran: Four ‘No Ways’ and One ‘Maybe’

An Attack on Iran: Four ‘No Ways’ and One ‘Maybe’

The US is broke, the military is focused on new horizons, and international condemnation on an Israeli preventive action will be overwhelming for the US. Hence, short of an Iranian act of aggression, war is unlikely.

Review – Border Walls

Review – Border Walls

With imagination and erudition, Jones investigates the fundamental tensions between democratic ideals and the brute realities of the enforcement of state power on the ground.

Israel and the United States: Facing Dramatic Decisions

Israel and the United States: Facing Dramatic Decisions

The Obama administration must understand that an Israeli military operation against Iran is liable to drag the United States into the battlefield against its will.

The Moral Molecule and International Relations

The Moral Molecule and International Relations

Every representative political system depends on trust. The same is true for relations between polities. Yet, very little research has been done to understand why it is that we trust others and what those findings could mean for International Relations.

A Short Note on the Use of Game Theory in Analyses of International Relations

A Short Note on the Use of Game Theory in Analyses of International Relations

Game theory has the possibility of generating new explanations for international interactions and informing the findings of other theoretical approaches.

(Mis)Stating Palestine

(Mis)Stating Palestine

The Palestinian Authority’s reforms have appeared to make it into a fierce entity. In actuality, they conceal deeper weaknesses in the organization which need to be addressed.

An Ominous Matryoshka Doll: Egypt’s Mediating Role in the New Middle East

An Ominous Matryoshka Doll: Egypt’s Mediating Role in the New Middle East

When violence broke out last month between Israel and Palestinian militants, Egypt once again stepped in to mediate a truce. In the wake of the Arab Spring and Iran’s rising power, however, Cairo and the parties to conflict will find it increasingly difficult to contain the fallout.

Romney’s Foreign Policy in the Middle East

Romney’s Foreign Policy in the Middle East

On topics ranging from Iran’s nuclear program to American involvement in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a Romney administration would bring no significant change.

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