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Conflict, Religion and Foreign Policy: Invoking India-Israel Diplomatic Relationship
Conflict, Religion and Foreign Policy: Invoking India-Israel Diplomatic Relationship

Essay examines aspects of the India - Israel diplomatic relationship. By Saurabh Sharma. (04/20/2018)

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Could two become one?
Israel’s right, frustrated Palestinians and assorted idealistic outsiders are talking of futures that do not feature a separate Palestinian state. It is a mistake. (03/16/2013, The Economist) Read More...


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Jewish Terrorism in Israel
Avoiding the pitfalls that generally confront the study of terrorism -- either expressing outrage at such inhumane behavior or dismissing one man's terrorist as another man's freedom fighter -- author... Read More...


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Netanyahu and the sanctioning of Iran
Thomas Evans asks why Israel looks unlikely to gain support for energy sanctions against Iran. (OpenDemocracy, 02/25/2010) Read More...


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An Israeli Strike on Iran
This Center for Preventive Action Contingency Planning Memorandum assesses the likelihood of an Israeli strike on Iran, the policy options available to diminish that likelihood, the implications shoul... Read More...


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The Economic Crisis and the Mediterranean: Mixed Effects, Longer-Term Questions
This brief explores the impact of the global pressures on key countries in North Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean. The analysis suggests that most countries in the region are weathering the financ... Read More...


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A challenge and an opportunity in Copenhagen
In light of the UN's Copenhagen Climate Conference which began Monday, Israel is presented with the opportunity to join the likes of Western nations in creating a framework for climate change mitigati... Read More...


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Why Israel is Safer (from Iran) Than it Might Seem
An outline of the strategic situation between Iran and Israel. By Azem Ibrahim. (The Huffington Post/Harvard University) Read More...


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The Elders' View Of the Middle East
Former President Jimmy Carter expresses his views on the current situation in Israeli and Palestinine. By Jimmy Carter (Washington Post, 9/06/2009 Read More...


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What Carter Missed in the Middle East
Elliott Abrams responds to President Carter's op-ed on Sunday. Abramss claims that Carter has missed several facts pertaining to the current situation in the region. By Elliott Abrams (Washington Po... Read More...


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No Expansion vs. Freeze
The Obama Administration's demands for a complete settlement freeze in the West Bank have proven to be more divisive than hoped. (The Washington Institute, 08/07/09) Read More...


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The Israel-Hezbollah War of Words
The author examines the reality of violence occurring between Hezbollah and Israel rather then a continuation of only word exchange. By Lee Smith (Hudson Institute, 8/18/2009) Read More...


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The Israel-Hezbollah War of Words
The author examines the possibility of violence occurring between Hezbollah and Israel rather than a continuation of only war of words. (Hudson Institute, 8/18/2009) Read More...


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Israel-Palestine: Solving The Refugee Question
A solution to the Palestinian refugee problem is a vital component of any durable peace agreement in the region. It seems impossible - but it can be done, says David Gardner. (Open Democracy, 08/17/20... Read More...


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A Road Map to Nowhere
This article claims that progress in the Arab-Israeli peace process will come only when Obama is willing to identify Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal under international law. By Flynt Lev... Read More...


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Lords of the Land: The War over Israel's Settlements in the Occupied Territories, 1967-2007 (Review)
In this article Dann attacks the conclusions established by Idith Zertal and Akiva Eldar’s Lords of the Land. A portion of this article seeks to prove that Israeli occupied territories in the West B... Read More...


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Islamists and the West: Time for a Common Vision?
Palestinian deputy foreign minister, Dr. Ahmed Yousef opposes the West's portrayal of Hamas as an extremist, terrorist organization, and argues that in order to make progress in its relations with the... Read More...


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Analysis: Why was PA reaction to Netanyahu's speech so harsh?
Palestinian leaders react harshly to Netanyahu's speech because they feel Obama's support enables them to be more politically defiant, rendering a peace agreement increasingly elusive. Khaled Abu Toam... Read More...


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Salam Fayyad: The two-state solution needs action as well as words
Salam Fayyad discusses Netanyahu's speech on June 14. (The Independent, 06/14/09) Read More...


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Gaza's Unfinished Business
If the underlying factors that precipitated the Gaza war are not addressed, Hamas and Israel could soon find themselves on the edge of another explosion. (International Crisis Group, 04/23/2009) Read More...


Truth? Not in Gaza
Truth? Not in Gaza
Author addresses several popular beliefs about Gaza. By Nick Wilbar. (03/31/2009) Read More...


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One Region, Two States
The difficulties of a two-state solution are numerous, but it remains the only realistic and moral formula to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, writes Israeli President Shimon Peres. (Middle East ... Read More...


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Blind in Gaza and Jerusalem
However tough things looked in the past, I have never felt such a sense of despair about Palestine and Israel, writes Chris Patten (Project Syndicate, 01/31/2009) Read More...


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The One-State Solution
A just and lasting peace between Israel and the Palestinians is possible, but it lies in the history of the people of this conflicted land, and not in the tired rhetoric of partition and two-state sol... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Gerald Steinberg
IA-Forum Interview: Gerald Steinberg
IA-Forum speaks with Prof. Gerald Steinberg, Political Studies Department Chair at Bar Ilan University, about the prospects for Kadima leader Tzipi Livni in next year's elections. By Jason Miks (11/06... Read More...


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The Bomb in the Basement
The author argues that should Iran come close to becoming a nuclear power, Isreal will need to adopt its stance on its own nuclear arsenal from one of ambiguos non-disclosure to one of defensive but t... Read More...


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Likud on the Terraces
Seventy per cent of Jewish Israelis say they want a two-state solution. That doesn't mean they have a high opinion of Arabs. Consider the hardcore fans of Beitar Jerusalem FC (Prospect Magazine, 06/06... Read More...


Back to the (Policy) Future, Or: The Vagaries of International Relations
Back to the (Policy) Future, Or: The Vagaries of International Relations
Selling arms simultaneously to Saudi-Arabia and Israel is hardly new in America's foreign policy. But critics of this White House wonder how this new plan can be squared with the "Bush Doctrine". By... Read More...


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Mideast Policy in a Fantasy World
Discusses the U.S. and Israeli foreign policy with regards to Palestenian factions engaging in armed conflict. By Jackson Diehl (07/09/07, Washington Post) Read More...


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Hamas's Coup in Gaza Casts a Pall over Bush-Olmert Meeting
Describes how turmoil in the West Bank and Gaza affects U.S. relations in the region By James Phillips (Heritage Foundation, 06/18/07 Read More...


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