Israel-Palestinian Relations in the Coming Trump Era

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by Naomi Dann The Trump era is likely to accelerate the end of U.S. primacy as the main arbiter of the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. The upcoming French Peace Conference, coming just ahead of the inauguration of Donald Trump,… Continue Reading  

The Annexation of Palestine Could Be Closer Than You Think

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by Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man Senior Israeli government minister Naftali Bennett announced on Sunday that he will introduce legislation to effectively annex Israel’s third-largest settlement in the West Bank, Ma’ale Adumim, by the end of January. It is safe to assume, that… Continue Reading  

Old Settlement Wine in New Peacemaking Bottles

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by Mitchell Plitnick During his meeting with Secretary of State John Kerry two weeks ago, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered “a package of meaningful measures in the West Bank.” Although Netanyahu was apparently vague about what those measures would… Continue Reading