Category Archives: Middle East Report

resolving conflicts through negotiation and compromise

Jerusalem belongs to Israel

jpost.com Israel’s right to Jerusalem established firmly in int’l law, expert says – Christian News Benjamin Glatt Jerusalem Post, June 6, 2017 Israel national flag is projected on the wall near David Tower at the Old City of Jerusalem May … Continue reading

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Arabs still haven’t recovered

foreignpolicy.com The Arab World Has Never Recovered From the Loss of 1967 Emily Tamkin |Foreign Policy, June 5, 2017 On Dec. 11, 2016, Sadiq Jalal al-Azm, Syria’s most consequential public intellectual in the last half-century, died in Berlin. He was … Continue reading

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Israel is strong but vulnerable

journal.georgetown.edu Insecurity and Vulnerability in Israeli Political Culture For most Israelis, including for those who oppose settlement expansion, the main obstacles to peace include terror and the Palestinian rejection of Jewish historical claims and the right to sovereign equality, independent … Continue reading

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Gaza is a failure

INTO THE FRAY: Gaza: Let their people go! By MARTIN SHERMAN Reprinted from Israpundit. Instead of pouring millions into inoperative desalination plants & rusting sewage treatment works, humanitarian aid should be generous relocation grants to help Gazans find safer, more … Continue reading

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No apartheid in Israel

New African Perspectives on Israel and the Palestinians (Africans for Peace) Reprinted from Daily Alert Zenobia Ravji: As a Kenyan, I saw how the voices of Africans were exploited by the widespread and false comparison of Israel to apartheid South … Continue reading

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Civilian deaths in Mosul

Mosul, Gaza and the world’s hypocrisy Op-ed: ISIS learned from Hamas how to use civilian populations as human shields. While hundreds of civilians have been killed in US-led airstrikes in Iraq, there have been absolutely no protests and no claims … Continue reading

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Palestinians lost international significance

The Palestinian “Internationalization” Strategy: End of the Road? Download PDF Print INSS Insight No. 907, March 21, 2017 Amos Yadlin , Kobi Michael When the Netanyahu government replaced the Olmert government and Barack Obama assumed the United States presidency, the … Continue reading

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Living with antisemitism in America

Ron Jager The writer, a 25-year veteran of the I.D.F., served as a field mental health officer and Commander of the Central Psychiatric Military Clinic for Reserve Soldiers at Tel-Hashomer. Since retiring from active duty, he provides consultancy services to … Continue reading

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