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Listening to Palestinians

(410) Comments | Posted December 14, 2010 | 1:43 PM

Now that the Obama administration's efforts to reach an agreement between Israel and Palestine are finally moribund, it is worth stepping back to ask what is really going on in this troubled part of the world. Understanding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict requires not only a grasp of cold facts and statistics,...

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Reigniting Violence: How Do Ceasefires End?

(45) Comments | Posted January 6, 2009 | 11:18 AM

By Nancy Kanwisher, Johannes Haushofer, & Anat Biletzki

As Israel and Palestine suffer a hideous new spasm of terror, misery, and mayhem, it is important to ask how this situation came about. Perhaps an understanding of recent events will afford lessons for the future.

How did the recent ceasefire...

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Should We Leave? Ask the Iraqis!

(4) Comments | Posted June 10, 2008 | 12:49 PM

Although opinion polls now show that most Americans feel the U.S. made a mistake sending troops to Iraq, there's no agreement on what exactly to do about it and -- crucially -- whether the U.S. should leave. A new campaign to end the war, "Iraq the Vote," offers a simple...

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