Seventy years since the UN affirmed the right of return for Palestinian refugees, Middle East peace is further away than ever. The Trump administration’s new plan is unlikely to help.
Airbnb says it will no longer list properties to rent in the occupied West Bank. Other companies will be watching to see what happens next.
By closing its representative institution to the Palestinians, the Trump administration has again harmed peace prospects.
In cutting funding to people-to-people programs for Palestinians, Washington is doing much harm.
Israel’s military chief of staff warns that West Bank violence may increase, and he may well be right.
The idea that Israel can “win” against the Palestinians is absurd, therefore dangerous.
Recent U.S. steps taken against the Palestinians ignore that Israel has already entered into a demographic dilemma.
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The Israeli and Palestinian communities are growing ever closer physically while remaining separated politically. Any solution must adequately address the needs of both sides.
The international community will have to come to grips with the death of the two-state solution. It is no longer taboo to talk about alternatives, including variations of the one-state solution.