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Trump Is Right On Palestine: A Two-State Solution Is No Longer Viable

Graham E. Fuller | Posted 02.22.2017 | Home
Graham E. Fuller

Just because Trump said it doesn’t mean it has to be wrong. During Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent visit to Washington, U.S. Pr...

Relocating The American Embassy To Jerusalem

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 02.08.2017 | Home
Alon Ben-Meir

Should President Trump fulfill his campaign promise to relocate the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, it would have major regional and international repercussions.

Rethinking Israeli-Palestinian Deadlock

Ronald Tiersky | Posted 01.27.2017 | Home
Ronald Tiersky

Various solutions are in the mix: One-state, two-state, three-state, no-state outcomes. Envisioning two Palestinian states rather than one might make good sense.

The Moral Underpinnings Of A Two-State Solution

Alan Elsner | Posted 01.25.2017 | Religion
Alan Elsner

Seldom has an idea been pronounced dead recently more often than that of making peace between Israel and the Palestinians through a two-state solution...

Five Reasons the Paris Conference Failed

David Harris | Posted 01.15.2017 | Home
David Harris

As we said repeatedly in the build-up to Sunday's gathering in Paris of representatives of 70 countries to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian issue, AJC ...

The Security Council's Israeli Settlement Resolution: Seven Observations

Feisal G. Mohamed | Posted 12.24.2016 | Home
Feisal G. Mohamed

1) Yesterday, Obama instructed his UN ambassador Samantha Power to abstain from voting on a Security Council resolution critical of Israeli settlement...

Two-State Solution Is Still The Path To Peace In The Middle East

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 12.07.2016 | Politics
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

The following is the text of a speech delivered on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez on Tuesday, December 6, 2...

UC Berkeley Course: The Travesty of the Distortion of History Under the Guise of Academic Discipline

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 10.09.2016 | College
Jonathan Greenblatt

At Camp David in 2000, during the most hopeful discussions about resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a Palestinian representative at the table...

Sandy Tolan: Children of the Stone

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.27.2016 | Politics
Robert Scheer

In this episode of Scheer Intelligence Robert sits down with journalism professor Sandy Tolan to discuss his new book about the creation of a music school for children in the West Bank.

A Deadly Mix

Francis Levy | Posted 05.19.2016 | Media
Francis Levy

The Pope speaks of the "globalization of indifference" and Bernie Sanders who recently visited the Vatican talks about a "moral economy"and one politi...

In Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, There Is No Status Quo

Alan Elsner | Posted 02.18.2017 | Home
Alan Elsner

An Israeli-Palestinian peace deal would inject a huge dose of stability into the Middle East as well as providing a compelling example of how it is possible to resolve even the toughest issues through negotiation rather than through violence and warfare.

Tom Cotton's New Bill Would Label Goods Made In Gaza As 'Made In Israel'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Slamming what he characterized as a global effort to “delegitimize Israel,” Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) introduced a new bill on Monday...

Benjamin Netanyahu Defends The Israeli Occupation At Progressive Think Tank

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu concluded his visit to Washington with an appearance at the Center for American Progress, wher...

Obama, Netanyahu Set For First Meeting Since Iran Deal

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 11.09.2015 | Politics

By Jeffrey Heller WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and Prime Minister BenjaminNetanyahu meet on Monday for the first time sin...

White House Rules Out Israeli-Palestinian Peace In Next Year

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 11.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House has assessed that a two-state solution between Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories is not likely to happen b...

Yitzhak Rabin’s Legacy Is As Contentious As The Conflict He Fought To Resolve

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 11.05.2015 | Home

WASHINGTON -- The day former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated was the worst day of Bill Clinton’s eight years in office, the fo...

Benjamin Netanyahu's Latest Rejection Of A Palestinian State

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 10.27.2015 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reaffirmed on Monday that he does not envision a two-state solution for Israel and the occupie...

Do Palestinian Lives Matter To U.S. Lawmakers?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 10.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It came as no surprise that the House Foreign Affairs Committee meeting on the current wave of violence in Jerusalem and the occupied We...

Kumbaya (Not)

John Feffer | Posted 10.22.2016 | Politics
John Feffer

For many years, a two-state solution has been the default response to this wicked problem. But the spread of settlements, the disagreements over the status of Jerusalem, and the right of return for Palestinian refugees have all made a two-state solution a very unwieldy enterprise.

Jerusalem Has Erupted In Violence. Here's Why It's Happening Now.

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 10.21.2015 | Home

Forty-seven Palestinians and 10 Israelis have been killed in the most recent wave of violence to rock the region. Since the beginning of the month, an...

Obama Says Israel Will Only Be Secure With A Two-State Solution

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Friday warned that the recent violence between the Israelis and Palestinians will likely persist in the absenc...

France's Proposed Solution To Israel-Palestine Conflict Sidelines U.S.

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 10.14.2015 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Since the the latest round of U.S.-led peace talks collapsed last year, the international community has left the Israeli-Palestinian con...

Time To Make Up: Netanyahu And Obama Will Meet At White House

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit the White House in November for his first meeting with President Barack Obama since...

How Obama Can Save the Two-State Solution Before He Leaves Office

Sam Bahour | Posted 09.16.2016 | Home
Sam Bahour

President Obama promised that as soon as the Iran nuclear deal is closed he will refocus on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Given this shift of focus is now in sight, Obama should grant U.S. recognition of Palestine as an independent state, albeit a militarily occupied one.

A Time For Some Summer Levity: A Conversation Between Netanyahu And Abbas

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 08.31.2016 | Home
Alon Ben-Meir

The following conversation between Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Bibi) and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) is fictitious.