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Israel Palestine Negotiations

Jessica Schulberg

Benjamin Netanyahu To Appoint Opponent Of Palestinian Statehood As Head Of Peace Talks | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 05.18.2015 | World

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, under increasing pressure from President Barack Obama to prove his commitment to a two-state ...

Jessica Schulberg

Ambassador Dan Shapiro Says U.S. Reevaluating Policy Toward Israel | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Dan Shapiro, the U.S. ambassador to Israel, reaffirmed on Sunday a potential U.S. policy shift toward Israel in light of Prime Minister...

Keeping the Keys: The Rise of the Palestinian Diplomatic Intifada

Ibrahim Fraihat | Posted 02.17.2015 | World
Ibrahim Fraihat

Abbas should not be expected to magically relieve the suffering of the Palestinian, but to preserve his credibility and his standing among the Palestinian people he needs to take action, not just make statements.

Four Rules for Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

Alaa Tartir | Posted 10.19.2013 | World
Alaa Tartir

I have never been a peace negotiator, but as someone who will be profoundly affected by Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, I feel compelled to suggest basic rules of thumb for Palestinian negotiators. Otherwise a bleak future will be imposed on the youth of Palestine.

Netanyahu to United States: Drop Dead

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 06.11.2013 | World
MJ Rosenberg

The good news is that Netanyahu has made everything so clear. He has no interest in peace, negotiations, any kind of territorial withdrawal or even freezing settlements. The only question left is what the Obama administration will do in response.

Domestic Foreign Policy Storm Clouds -- The Unresolved Israel Palestine Dispute

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 11.07.2011 | World
Clarence B. Jones

The spark most likely to reignite and inflame the Israel Palestinian "peace negotiations" is the pending plan of the Palestinian Leadership to seek admission of Palestine, as an independent "State" to the United Nations.

Defying the Rules of Conflict Resolution

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 08.13.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Without leadership to act in recognition of the danger the current stalemate poses, Israelis and Palestinians will continue blindly prolonging a conflict that appears manageable yet dangerously simmering.

Let the U.N. Act on Palestine

James Zogby | Posted 06.23.2011 | World
James Zogby

Here we are, two and one half years into the Obama administration's efforts to resolve this matter, and the only creative ideas have come from the Palestinians, the weakest and most vulnerable party to the conflict.

From Budrus to Bilin: Arresting Heroes

Ronit Avni | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ronit Avni

In our new film Budrus, our protagonist, Ayed Morrar, achieved what policymakers and policy wonks believe to be impossible: He united Hamas, Fatah and Israeli allies to save his village from destruction.

Infusing the Negotiations With Purpose and Legitimacy

Darya Shaikh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Darya Shaikh

It took 20 months to get each side to sit down again. It is imperative that both negotiating teams realize that they could be playing with the very last reserves of their respective peoples' faith in this process.

Resolving Conflict Over a Beer: Lessons for Israeli, Palestinian and American Negotiators

Roi Ben-Yehuda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Roi Ben-Yehuda

As Israelis, Palestinians and Americans stumble into the initial stages of negotiations, here are a couple of lessons culled from game theory and behavioral economics they would be wise to keep in mind.

A New Netanyahu

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

My sole reason for optimism about the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations is that I cannot imagine that Obama would have initiated this effort if it was doomed to failure. Why bother?