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Two State Solution

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 02.18.2016 | World
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 | World

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 | World

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 10.22.2015 | 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 | World

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 | World

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 09.16.2015 | World
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 08.31.2015 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

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

Israeli-Palestinian Peace Is Dead and Both Sides Killed It

Carlo Strenger | Posted 08.14.2015 | World
Carlo Strenger

Padraig O'Malley's idea that both Israelis and Palestinians are so addicted to their meaning-systems ("narratives") that they are willing to slide into a chaotic abyss is chilling, but seems strongly supported by recent history and current facts.

Netanyahu Appoints Opponent Of Palestinian Statehood As UN Envoy

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 08.14.2015 | World

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Friday that Israel’s next ambassador to the United Nations will be Danny Danon,...

White House Sidesteps Request To 'Condemn The Apartheid State Of Israel'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 07.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Tuesday dodged a petition request to condemn Israel for human rights violations against the Palestinians, in...

Palestinian Homes In The West Bank Will Soon Be Demolished -- Again

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 09.09.2015 | World

WASHINGTON -- Nasser Nawajah was 4 years old the first time Israeli forces expelled him from his home in Susiya, a village in the southern part of the...

Jessica Schulberg

GOP Candidates On The U.S. Embassy In Israel: Next Year In Jerusalem

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday issued a routine block to a 20-year old congressional effort to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from...

Jessica Schulberg

Inside AIPAC's Quiet Campaign To Blur Israeli Settlement Lines

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 05.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When the Senate passed a high-profile piece of trade legislation last Friday, lawmakers simultaneously approved a little-noticed amendme...

Jessica Schulberg

Benjamin Netanyahu To Appoint Opponent Of Palestinian Statehood As Head Of Peace Talks

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Igor Bobic

Hillary Clinton Wants U.S.-Israel Relationship Back On 'Constructive Footing'

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 03.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Sunday that relations between the United States and Israel, frayed in recent months over ...