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Entries by Alon Ben-Meir from 08/2010

An Opportunity for Syrian-Israeli Peace

| Posted 08.05.2010 | World

While the world reacts to the recent flair-up of violence along the Lebanon-Israel border, other developments in the area could present an opportunity to advance regional peace if pursued.

'Arab and Peace' Is Not an Oxymoron

| Posted 08.13.2010 | World

"Arab and peace" is not an oxymoron today, just as "Israel and peace" need not be. The Arab world has dramatically changed since 1967, and the time has come for Israelis to recognize it.

Resolution 194 -- the Achilles' Heel of the Arab Peace Initiative

| Posted 08.19.2010 | World

The Arab Peace Initiative's approach to Palestinian refugees has been the key source of the current deadlock which has caused the Initiative to languish until today. Those Israelis who are skeptical of the text should take a closer look.

Direct Talks and Their Potential Consequences

| Posted 08.23.2010 | World

Direct talks will not produce substantive results unless the United States takes a number of pivotal steps to insure that the progress made in the negotiations is irreversible.

God Has Already Spoken

| Posted 08.30.2010 | World

It is time that leaders on both sides -- with the assistance of the U.S. -- begin to challenge those who purport to seek God's will to consider that Jews and Muslims may be intended to share the land after all.