Israel Should Ratify the Chemical Weapons Convention

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by Shemuel Meir At the end of April 2017, the French foreign minister published a French intelligence report that concluded with a high degree of certainty that Assad used the deadly nerve gas sarin in the Syrian air force’s chemical weapons… Continue Reading  

The Death of the Two-State Solution

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by Sandy Tolan Washington has finally thrown in the towel on its long, tortured efforts to establish peace between Israel and the Palestinians. You won’t find any acknowledgement of this in the official record. Formally, the U.S. still supports a… Continue Reading  

Israel: Strong Words Must Be Followed by Strong Action

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by James J. Zogby I was both understanding of and puzzled by the Obama administration’s reaction to Israel’s announcement of new settlement construction in occupied Palestinian lands. It was just a few weeks ago that the White House signed a… Continue Reading  

A Palestinian Perspective on the Legacy of Shimon Peres

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by Nadia Naser-Najjab Even those with only a passing familiarity with Israel or the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will undoubtedly have some awareness of Shimon Peres. Peres was an elder of Israeli politics, whose own history has been inextricably interwoven with that of… Continue Reading  

Livni Joining With Labor: Not A Game-Changer

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by Mitchell Plitnick The media in Israel is abuzz with the news that Tzipi Livni will bring her Ha’Tnuah party into a joint ticket with the much larger Labor party. Now there is a tandem that can outpoll Likud, they… Continue Reading