Post Tagged with: "Palestine"

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.

Review – Boycott! The Academy and Justice for Palestine

Review – Boycott! The Academy and Justice for Palestine

This well written book clearly explains the origins of the movement for the academic boycott of Israel, and discusses in a thought-provoking way, where it is now going.

Interview – Ahron Bregman

Interview – Ahron Bregman

Dr Ahron Bregman discusses Israel’s internal and external challenges, the two-state solution, and the implications of Trump’s relocation of the US embassy to Jerusalem.

Trump’s Jerusalem Decision: A US Policy Perspective

Trump’s Jerusalem Decision: A US Policy Perspective

Trump’s move will certainly not help solve the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. More notably, it perhaps only signals a further American retreat from multilateral engagement.

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