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Social Media: Middle East/Caucasus: Middle East: Palestine

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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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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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Palestine: The Schism Deepens
Nathan Brown examines how the deep division between Gaza and the West Bank largely remains un-addressed and how that has the potential to destroy and /or halt any breakthrough meant to resolve the con... 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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Fatah Congress: A Victory for Abbas
Fatah's recently concluded General Congress appears to have overcome party divisions and renewed its leadership. By Mohammad Yaghi (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 08/13/2009). 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...


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Blitzkrieg On Gaza
Award-winning journalist, Gaza-born Mohammed Omer, uncovers the human stories behind the carnage in his homeland. (The Diplomat, March/April 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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Stop Looking for 'Moderate' Shiites and Address Interests.
Author argues for more pragmatic, comprehensive approach from Western powers to deal with Shiite majority Middle Eastern countries and their rising influence. By Parag Khanna. (World Politics Review, ... Read More...


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The Iran-Hamas Alliance
The author describes the evolution of the Iran-Hamas partnership and Iranian aspirations for regional hegemony. By Meyrav Wurmser. (Hudson Institute, 10/4/2007) 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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A 'Two-State Solution,' Palestinian-Style
The author describes the developing Palestinian civil war, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas' decision to pull out from Gaza and consolidate Fatah's control in the West Bank, and its ramif... 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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Dangerous Illusions: Peace-Processing Our Way to Disaster
The author describes the growing threat of Islamic fundamentalism in the Middle East, particularly regarding the continued hostility of Hamas, the increased radicalization of Fatah, and dangerous Iran... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Professor Efraim Karsh
IA-Forum Interview: Professor Efraim Karsh
IA-Forum discusses current Middle East issues with Efraim Karsh, Professor and Head of the Mediterranean Studies Programme at King's College, University of London. By Bobby Bazemore. (IA-Forum, 03/2... Read More...


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As Palestinians Come Together, What Is Next for US-Israeli Cooperation?
The author examines the prospects for US-Israeli cooperation following the formation of a Palestinian unity government. Additionally, the author argues that given the weak standing of Olmert and the ... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Mohammed Abu-Nimer
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Mohammed Abu-Nimer
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Mohammed Abu-Nimer about current issues in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. (IA-Forum, 2/22/2007) Read More...


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The Mecca Accord (Part 1): The Victory of Unity over Progress
The author examines the recent power-sharing agreement between Fatah and Hamas and argues that while significant progress towards national unity may have been made, the accord does little to advance t... Read More...


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Rice Is Thinking Big, But Will It Work?
The author examines the current prospects for progress towards peace in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and dispels several popular perceptions regarding the Arab-Israeli conflict. By David Makovsky... Read More...


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Abbas: Aim guns against occupation
During his speech marking the 42nd anniversary of the founding of Fatah, Palestinian Authority Chariman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) proved that Fatah's violent agenda did not die with the death of Yasse... Read More...


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Shimon Peres Conference at Sciences-Po Paris
Report on Shimon Peres' event at Science-Po Paris. By Youri Tessier-Stall. (IA-Forum, 12/14/2006) Read More...


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