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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.

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.

Interview – Michael Stephens

Interview – Michael Stephens

RUSI’s Michael Stephens answers questions on the recent referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan, Trump’s Middle East policy, developments in Syria and the Iran nuclear deal.

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.

Strategy Not Sacrilege: State Terrorism as an Element of Foreign Policy

Strategy Not Sacrilege: State Terrorism as an Element of Foreign Policy

Relying on case studies of Pakistan and the U.S., this essay argues that the state’s use of terrorism be more fully integrated into the study of foreign policy.

Pakistan’s Role in Western and Middle East Security

Pakistan’s Role in Western and Middle East Security

Pakistan’s Army is playing an important role in securing stability in the West and Middle East and is leading the fight against terror in an increasingly volatile world.

The Qatar Standoff and US Interests

The Qatar Standoff and US Interests

US policymakers must recognise that from this dispute no winners will emerge and that the lines between good and bad are not as clear as the protagonists believe.

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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.

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