The Enduring Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

20030604-1_israel-palestinep30-515h

by Paul R. Pillar President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, whom the president has entrusted with, among many other things, searching for an Israeli-Palestinian peace, said regarding that task: “We don’t want a history lesson. How does that help us get… Continue Reading  

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A Way Forward?

32979771654_420a8cde59_z

by Emile Nakhleh Jared Kushner’s visit to the Middle East in search of a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, like so many previous missions, is futile and will likely fail. Other than his Jewish heritage and kinship to his father-in-law,… Continue Reading  

The Fall of Netanyahu: Too Little, Too Late

Gid'onSaar2010

by Mitchell Plitnick It seems the long reign of Benjamin Netanyahu is coming to its end. Nothing is certain yet, and there will doubtless be more scenes in this tragedy before the curtain falls. But the prospects of Netanyahu continuing… Continue Reading  

AIPAC 2017: Haley Shines, but Whither the Two-State Solution?

AIPAC

by Mitchell Plitnick Every year, anyone who works on United States policy toward Israel, Palestine, or the broader Middle East watches the annual policy conference of the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) very closely. At that conference, we expect not… Continue Reading  

The Middle East Vision of Bernie Sanders

19496433955_65d5ecf3de_z

by Mitchell Plitnick Senator Bernie Sanders is no stranger to igniting fiery passions with his views and speeches. But he is better known for doing so on economic and even social issues than on foreign policy. At the annual conference… Continue Reading