Post Tagged with: "Palestine"

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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.

The German Way of Securitizing the BDS Movement

The German Way of Securitizing the BDS Movement

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.

Theory Synthesis in Sport and International Relations Research

Theory Synthesis in Sport and International Relations Research

An inadequate embodiment of IR paradigms exists in contemporary ‘sport & IR’ research as soft power, although highly influential, remains theoretically simplistic.

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.

Is Israel an Apartheid State?

Is Israel an Apartheid State?

The systematic oppression and domination of the Palestinian people in Israel in conjunction with the nation-state law affirms Israel as an apartheid and racist state.

Interview – Emma Sky

Interview – Emma Sky

Former advisor to the US military in Iraq, Emma Sky, talks about her views on foreign intervention, US foreign policy, elections in Iraq and the two-state solution.

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