Tag: Israel and the Palestinians

Israel And The Palestinians Not Ready For Peace

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Israel And The Palestinians Not Ready For Peace

Neither Israel nor the Palestinians are ready to engage in full-fledged peace talks, but in the meantime, the Israeli government should implement a series of unilateral interim measures to preserve the option of a two-state solution, Michael Koplow, the policy director of the U.S.-based Israel Policy Forum, told a luncheon in Toronto on May 17 hosted […]

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Prescription For Disaster

Filed in Middle East by on November 14, 2014 0 Comments
Prescription For Disaster

A few years ago, while serving as defence minister under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Ehud Barak unburdened himself of a comment that spoke volumes. Barak, no dove, claimed that the current Israeli government was incapable of making peace with the Palestinians. Regrettably, Barak’s analysis remains as true today as back then.   Netanyahu professes to […]

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Israel’s Relations With Palestinians Hit New Low

Filed in Middle East by on July 6, 2014
Israel’s Relations With Palestinians Hit New Low

Israel’s invariably tense and uneasy relations with the Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip have hit a new low of late. The collapse of  U.S.-brokered peace talks in April, ending nine months of negotiations between the Israeli government and the Palestinian Authority, engendered mutual acrimony, mistrust and bitterness — the toxic ingredients […]

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