Post Tagged with: "Arab-Israeli conflict"

Dangerous Gaming: Cyber-Attacks, Air-Strikes and Twitter

Dangerous Gaming: Cyber-Attacks, Air-Strikes and Twitter

By using gamified logics, the Israel Defense Forces in a tweet positioned air-strikes on a plane similar to cyber-attacks, transforming Hamas into inhuman targets.

Israel: A Democratic State?

Israel: A Democratic State?

When applying a thin concept of democracy in the spirit of Robert Dahl, strong arguments point into the direction that Israel does not constitute a democratic polity.

Revisiting Palestine’s Membership at the UN and Evolving Implications

Revisiting Palestine’s Membership at the UN and Evolving Implications

Palestine’s admission as a non-member observer State at the UN has presented evolving implications and promising possibilities for Palestine’s quest for recognition

Non-State Power: The Case of Hamas

Non-State Power: The Case of Hamas

Non-state actors that prioritize control and censorship over openness, would be deficient in soft power projection and success. So they would fall to using sharp power.

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.

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.

Reconceptualising Structural Power: A New Concept Made Out of Sterling Parts

Reconceptualising Structural Power: A New Concept Made Out of Sterling Parts

The two analytic tools introduced here enable the conceptualisation of a structural approach to power that is ontologically accessible and fit for operationalization.

Obama and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Obama and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

As we near the end of the Obama administration, the president is likely to leave office without solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, just like previous U.S. presidents.

‘Children of the Stones’: The Securitization of Palestinian Children by Israel

‘Children of the Stones’: The Securitization of Palestinian Children by Israel

To understand the complex and highly subtle securitization of Palestinian children by the Israeli state requires going beyond the Copenhagen School’s analysis framework.

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: From Occupation to (De)Legitimization?

The (de)legitimization game has recently gained significance in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and is made sense of by critically discussing three basic assumptions.

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.

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