By Khaled Diab Israel will not lift its blockade of Gaza until Hamas is removed from power, but Hamas will not fall so long as there is a blockade. This is just one of the many tragic, circular paradoxes in…
The Obama administration was reportedly unaware of the true extent of Israeli settlement activity. This reveals either a monumental level of ignorance or a post-facto attempt to justify the failure of the Kerry peace initiative.
Donald Trump’s announcement on Jerusalem changes nothing on the ground but everything on the horizon. It is the final death certificate of the peace process. Now it’s time for something completely different.
The “peace of the brave” has given way to the peace of the grave. It’s time to abandon Oslo in favour of a civil rights struggle for equality.
How do you end the Israeli occupation without ending the occupation? Through a struggle for equal civil rights for Jews and Arabs.
Gaza and the West Bank are effectively on different planets. Connecting them must be part of any lasting solution and would make a world of difference.
While the world’s attention was turned to Gaza, stealthier military manoeuvres in the West Bank were pushing more Palestinians off their land.
Israel has squandered so many opportunities for peace that its very identity as a ‘Jewish state’ is in jeopardy.
Israeli settlements are one of the greatest obstacles to peace, but could settlers also help build a Palestinian state?
Palestinian reformer Mustafa Barghouti on the demise of the peace process, the death of the two-state option and the dawning of the Palestinian Spring.