Gaza Peace Talks: Hamas’ Dilemma

by Mitchell Plitnick Egypt’s crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood continues on the diplomatic front with the opening of two sets of talks this week in Cairo. One set will have Egypt brokering discussions with Fatah and Hamas on the future of… Continue Reading  

Is this the real Gaza ceasefire?

by Mitchell Plitnick Israel and Hamas have agreed to another ceasefire, and there seems to be some sense that this one will last. The terms of the agreement leave many issues up in the air, which tends to work strongly in Israel’s… Continue Reading  

Getting Gaza Back on Its Feet

by Emile Nakhleh As Israelis and Palestinians continue their discussions in Cairo, it’s time for the international community and the regional states to begin searching for a long-term economic and political solution for the Gaza Strip. Let’s not be lulled,… Continue Reading