Yet all the time, effort, and investment of the Paris gathering went into the Israeli-Palestinian issue, and not to Syria
The European Union, soon to mark 60 years since the ground-breaking Treaty of Rome, is at risk, especially after the Brexit
It should have been. In fact, it's key to the whole exercise. Three things should have been abundantly evident by now. Instead
I am skeptical of what Israel's Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman says as I have judged him only by his actions. For the Palestinians, however, to immediately dismiss what he said in an interview with the Palestinian daily al-Quds.
Both Hamas and the Palestinian Authority accused one another of foiling the election for political reasons. With their arbitrary arrest of journalists, West Bank and Gaza have joined Israel as they politicize their judicial system to demonize inconvenient actors and suppress criticism.
The Palestinian government denied that Abbas had been a Soviet spy, and accused Israel of “waging a smear campaign” aimed at derailing efforts to revive peace negotiations that collapsed in 2014.
African leaders have been presented with a stark choice. Israel waits in vain for a peace partner willing to negotiate without
It is time to reconsider your positions, muster the courage to change course and give the Palestinians, young and old, the hope for a better and more promising future.
Will Palestine look any better in 2016? Are there any sources of optimism and hope amid these bleak facts and the current events unfolding? Yes, I argue, despite all the odds.
We need to separate from the Palestinians. Not for them, for us. But that separation needs to be based on strict security measures and take into account the worst case scenarios.