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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.

What Do We Mean by ‘Local People’? The Palestinian Case.

What Do We Mean by ‘Local People’? The Palestinian Case.

In the West Bank and Gaza, municipal leaders do truly thankless and heroic tasks every day.  Let them represent their people.

Will Trump Be to Palestinian-Israeli Peace What Nixon Was to the U.S and China?

Will Trump Be to Palestinian-Israeli Peace What Nixon Was to the U.S and China?

Peace processes should be about local populations. In the Palestinian case it must be about local Palestinians on both sides of the Green Line and their quality of life.

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.

Review – Sectarianization: Mapping the New Politics of the Middle East

Review – Sectarianization: Mapping the New Politics of the Middle East

Hashemi and Postel dissect the links between sectarianism and power politics in the Middle East, making their study a must-read for students of the Arab revolutions.

US Missiles and Parallels of Interventionism in Syria’s ‘Thirty Years War’

US Missiles and Parallels of Interventionism in Syria’s ‘Thirty Years War’

By reembracing the norm of interventionism, the world’s major powers are rediscovering the very reason why it was banished at Westphalia so many years ago.

Want a Scapegoat? Blame Serbia! (a Satire)

Want a Scapegoat? Blame Serbia! (a Satire)

Whilst scapegoating of countries like Israel is common, there is a frightening and serious rise of fascism in Europe. Satire can offer a fresh outlook on bias.

Interview – Omar Ashour

Interview – Omar Ashour

Dr. Ashour explains de-radicalisation and how Western powers approach the problem, and he talks about Islamism in Egypt’s military government.

Mainstream Film and the Middle East

Mainstream Film and the Middle East

A recent trend in film-making is bringing to Western audiences a more grounded Middle East.

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.

The Legacy of the Obama Administration

The Legacy of the Obama Administration

During Obama’s tenure America’s global leadership has declined to its lowest ebb leaving some allies to wonder how much they can rely on the US.

Times of Tumult: Discussing Islam and Feminism

Times of Tumult: Discussing Islam and Feminism

Religion, far from being what separates us, may actually be one of the things that we share in common.

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