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Palestine



  • A Milestone for Palestinian Studies

    Brown establishes what it says is the first endowed professorship in Palestinian studies at a U.S. research institution, held by Beshara Doumani.



  • Present Absences: A Century of Struggle in Palestine (Review)

    For Khalidi, the British mandate established two parallel realities in Palestine: an embryonic nation-building project for the Jewish minority and the continuation of colonial policy for the Arab majority, whose question of self-determination was left unaddressed.



  • Daniel Pipes Argues Annexing the West Bank Would Hurt Israel

    Daniel Pipes, prominent conservative American commentator on Middle Eastern affairs, gives six reasons to believe that taking over Palestinian territory would harm both U.S.-Israel relations and Israel’s status as the Jewish state.


  • The Travesty of the Century

    by Alon Ben-Meir

    Whereas the US has over the years played a central role in the effort to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, no American administration has provided such a detailed proposal, certainly not one that grants Israel all of its wish list.



  • The Oslo Accords’ Last Remnants Are Under Fire. Don’t Let Them Die.

    by Michael J. Koplow

    Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to apply sovereignty to Israel’s settlements throughout the West Bank after President Trump unveils his Israeli-Palestinian peace initiative. But Mr. Netanyahu’s fortunes and Mr. Trump’s plan may not matter with the longstanding rules of the Oslo Accords.



  • What Anti-Zionist Leftists Get Wrong

    by Bernard Bohbot

    Fully opposing the legitimacy of Zionism allows for the dubious proposition that Jews were wrong to seek a safe haven from persecution. 



  • Rashida Tlaib Has Her History Wrong

    by Benny Morris

    The representative’s account of the Arab-Israeli conflict relies on origin myths about the birth of Israel.