Palestinians Need a State, Not a ‘Business Plan’

by Sam Bahour President Donald Trump is taking part in an all-out attempt to batter the Palestinians into political surrender, and his weapon of choice is money. In full coordination with the Israeli government, he is overseeing a global campaign… Continue Reading  

Palestinians Won’t Buy Economic Peace

by Mitchell Plitnick On Sunday, the Trump administration said that it would release the economic component of the “deal of the century” in late June. That statement is a walkback of an earlier pledge to release the whole plan after… Continue Reading  

Is Kushner’s Plan a Peace Plan?

by Paul R. Pillar First son-in-law Jared Kushner has been tantalizing onlookers so long with a yet-to-be-announced plan for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that it is hard to remember when the tantalizing began. The process has appeared to be an… Continue Reading  

Playing 20 Questions to Figure Out the “Deal of the Century” 

by James J. Zogby   I believe that it was Henry Kissinger who described his approach to running Arab-Israeli negotiations as creating the illusion of momentum to compensate for the lack of momentum. The goal wasn’t the outcome. It was… Continue Reading  

Trump Trades Arab Lives for Netanyahu Votes

by Laila Ujayli In blatant violation of international law, Donald Trump has recognized Israel’s claim to sovereignty over the Golan Heights. The order came in the midst of a renewed wave of violence in the Gaza Strip, with Israel responding… Continue Reading