Regions / Palestinian Territories
New books by Ari Shavit and Ilan Pappe offer competing but valuable reexaminations of Israel's history and the future of peace in the Middle East.
Sunni Hamas and Shiite Hezbollah have apparently agreed to disagree on Syria while maintaining a strategic partnership against Israel.
In light of competing historical narratives and a fraught political environment, can negotiators find a middle ground on the right of return for Palestinian refugees?
Rather than continuing to fixate on a grand agreement, a more incremental approach should be considered.
Right-wing Israeli politicians like to boast about their country’s famed intelligence service, but they've gotten good at ignoring it when it tells them things they don't want to hear.
Palestinians should not lend their name to a charade of endless negotiations while historic Palestine disappears.
Barack Obama's approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, according to Josh Reubner, resembles hammering a square peg into a round hole.
Sorry John Kerry: Until negotiations are based not on U.S. support for Israeli power but on international law, the “peace process” will continue to fail.
In the upcoming Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, the issue will be what it has always been: will there be an end to the Israeli occupation and an agreement on the borders of a Palestinian state?
Israel would be better served in talks with Palestinians if it acquainted itself with their justice customs -- and vice versa.