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1967 Borders

Will Greater Israel Transform Into Greater Palestine?

Henry Siegman | Posted 01.26.2015 | World
Henry Siegman

If the slaughter in the Jerusalem synagogue will make the Palestinian dream of statehood an even more unreachable dream, it will also turn Israel's illusion of the sustainability of the occupation into a nightmare.

Is Palestine Forgotten in Current War on ISIS?

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics
Daoud Kuttab

While many Palestinians and their supporters want the US to press Israel to adhere to international law and end its occupation, many would be happy if the US just stops protecting Israel in international forums, especially the UN Security Council.

Palestine in 2013 Without Abbas or Meshaal

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 12.04.2012 | World
Daoud Kuttab

It is very likely that Palestine in 2013 will witness the absence of two major leaders that have shaped the Palestinian struggle for the past decades.

The Long Overdue State of Palestine

Hussein Ibish, Ph.D. | Posted 09.17.2011 | World
Hussein Ibish, Ph.D.

More than 60 years after its existence was envisaged by the UN partition plan, 40 years after its creation was implied in UN Security Council resolutions, and almost 20 years since the Oslo Accords, there is still no Palestinian state.

Did Netanyahu Attempt to Score Partisan Points Against Obama in Washington?

Sigurd Neubauer | Posted 07.27.2011 | World
Sigurd Neubauer

Conservative republicans may feel more sympathetic towards Netanyahu's leadership style, but it would be foolish to lose liberal Americans by playing up partisan differences by publicly undercutting Obama's call for direct negotiations with Abbas.

Road to Palestine Becoming Clearer, But Still Difficult

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 07.26.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The marathon of speeches last week cleared the view as to what is needed for Palestinians to reach their coveted independent state. Clearing the view, however, doesn't necessarily mean that getting a state will be easy or attainable in the near future.

What Is So Shocking About the 1967 Borders?

Brent E. Sasley | Posted 07.25.2011 | World
Brent E. Sasley

Everybody else in the media, in politics, in the blogosphere needs to stop acting as though something utterly new and drastic has been suggested. If we don't, we will lose focus on the more important issue of moving the peace process forward.

Netanyahu Speech To Congress Will Be Watched For Signs Of U.S.-Israel Rift

Reuters | Susan Cornwell and Jeffrey Heller | Posted 07.23.2011 | World

May 23, 2011 10:21:46 PM By Susan Cornwell and Jeffrey Heller WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses Co...

Jennifer Bendery

Sen. Graham: "I Am Willing To Take The Bruises And Stand By Obama" | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama had two Republican audiences for his Thursday speech on U.S.-Middle East policy. One was made up of GOP lawma...

A Peaceful Strategy for Palestinian Independence

Ziad J. Asali, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ziad J. Asali, M.D.

The development by Palestinians of an integrated peaceful strategy for achieving independence is in the interests of all parties, including Israel and the US.