Palestine

Self-Determination as Resistance: Sahrawi and Palestinian Struggle for the UN

Moara Assis Crivelente • Mar 19 2020 • Articles
Officials and activists interviewed from both Palestine and Western Sahara affirm that despite their commitment to diplomacy, self-determination is non-negotiable.

Review – The Politics of Compassion

Eva Botella-Ordinas • Feb 26 2020 • Features
This fascinating book is a major contribution to understanding the politics of humanitarianism and citizens’ agency in the current international neo-liberal global order.

Review – Partitions

Carter Johnson • Feb 15 2020 • Features
Dubnov and Robinson explore the use of partitions by the British Empire, how they were manipulated transnationally to serve British interests, and their impacts today.

Interview – Dana Gold

E-International Relations • Jan 28 2020 • Features
E-IR Article Award winner, Dana Gold discusses Israeli-Palestinian relations, the upcoming elections in Israel, peace theory, and the role of emotions in conflict.

The Gaza Crisis: Restrictions and Challenges to the Humanitarian Space in Gaza

Yaser Alashqar • Nov 30 2019 • Articles
The humanitarian crisis in Gaza is worsening due to aid restrictions, counter-terrorism legislation and the imposition of a no-contact policy with Hamas.

Israel and the Arab Gulf: An Israeli-Saudi Alliance in the Making?

Martin Beck • Nov 8 2019 • Articles
A strategic alliance between the Gulf States and Israel would be a first major step toward Israel’s transformation into the leading Middle Eastern regional power.

The Israeli-Palestinian Impasse and Theories of Peace in International Relations

Dana Gold • Nov 7 2019 • Articles
Scholars should not be penalized for a lack of solutions in achieving peace since they are not expected to solve global crises and their work can aid in creating peace.

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

Andrew Dwyer and Jantje Silomon • Sep 23 2019 • Articles
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?

Martin Beck • Aug 25 2019 • Articles
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.

The German Way of Securitizing the BDS Movement

Martin Beck • Jun 17 2019 • Articles
Critique of Israeli policy is the expression of a political opinion that targets a state and its policy. It is fundamentally distinct from anti-Semitism as the expression of racism.

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