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Debating Whether Annexation of the West Bank Is Already Here

My friend, former boss, and erstwhile coauthor Steven Cook – the Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa at the Council on Foreign Relations – … 2,631 more words

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Unicorns, Santa Claus, and Annexing Area C

The two-state opponents in the Israeli government have ushered in 2018 with a bang. On Sunday, the Likud Central Committee – think of it as roughly equivalent to the Republican or Democratic platform committees but with a heavy dose of actual political power – voted unanimously to call for Likud politicians to apply Israeli law and sovereignty to settlements in the West Bank. 1,279 more words

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When an Arab man and a Jewish man kissed (almost).

It has been a difficult week in which to remain optimistic about the prospects of Israeli-Palestinian peace. Whether or not one is committed to a two-state solution, the dispossession and displacement of Palestinians – daily acts of the ongoing… 815 more words

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Getting to Yes

This appeared in the Jerusalem Post July 11th 2017

Many in the pundit world are scoffing at Jared Kushner’s brief trip to the region to meet with President Abbas and Prime Minister Netanyahu. 676 more words

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