Applying Israeli law to much of the West Bank would mean the irreversible end of the Palestinian statehood project, making Netanyahu the prime minister who not only buried the two-state solution but annexed choice West Bank real estate.
Israel’s annexation of the West Bank could push it down a path that challenges its Jewish and democratic character.
If Benjamin Netanyahu kills the idea of a Palestinian state, Jordan should reevaluate its relations with Israel.
Palestinian grassroots organizations are leading the response to the coronavirus pandemic. Many factors will weigh on this new activism’s longevity.
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The new coronavirus is spreading into conflict-affected states. The pandemic and efforts to contain it are much more likely to aggravate and multiply conflicts than reduce or end them.
The Gaza Strip faces a confluence of poor conditions allowing for rapid coronavirus spread. The United States must help prevent a worsened humanitarian catastrophe.
Israel’s elections are no longer about reaching a two-state solution, but about what kind of single state will emerge.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
Whatever Israel and the Palestinians need to succeed in making peace, what they don’t need is a framework that may well have hung a closed-for-the-season sign both on a viable peace process and Washington’s credibility as a fair and effective broker.