Post Tagged with: "Israel"

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.

To Strike or Not to Strike: What is the Endgame in Iran?

To Strike or Not to Strike: What is the Endgame in Iran?

Amid all the debate over whether to attack Iran, the most important question to ask is whether this policy will keep Iran non-nuclear indefinitely?

India’s Iran-Israel Balancing Act

India’s Iran-Israel Balancing Act

Amidst growing Israeli-Iranian animosity, India’s traditional policy of compartmentalizing relations with each nation is becoming untenable.

Assessing Continuity and Change in Obama’s Foreign and National Security Policies

Assessing Continuity and Change in Obama’s Foreign and National Security Policies

Rather than do something on behalf of Middle East peace, the Obama administration has buckled, proving unwilling to confront an Israeli government set on measures that will greatly diminish the prospect of creating a Palestinian state.

Likud: A Balance Of Historic Ideology and Reality

Likud: A Balance Of Historic Ideology and Reality

As long as Likud’s principles remain uncompromising and Netanyahu holds firm to them there is little that will come of the peace process with the Palestinians.

Egypt’s Recent Achievements in Conflict Mediation

Egypt’s Recent Achievements in Conflict Mediation

Even while the prospects of reconciling Hamas and Fatah’s conflicting visions for the future are dim, Egypt has emerged as the only Middle East mediator trusted by both sides.These achievements represent the efforts of the transitional military regime to lift Egypt’s regional status out of the slump of the Mubarak era.

Israel’s New-Found Friends

Israel’s New-Found Friends

Many of Israel’s supporters and friends are groups that advocate hatred and intolerance. Israelis need to took a good look at themselves and decide whether they want to be associated with these racist parties. Whether Israel embraces or rejects these new-found friends will say much about the character and nature of its society and the direction it decides to take with regards to its future.

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